North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC)

Mason City, IA

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North Iowa Area Community College Student Essentials

North Iowa Area Community College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Trojan
Website: www.niacc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $4,506
Out-of-State Tuition: $5,236
Retention Rate: 59%
Enrollment: 3,485
Year Established: 1918

About NIACC

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) in Mason City, Iowa, offers a wide array of associate’s degrees and career training programs and opportunities.

Students may obtain a professional associate’s degree or vocational certificate. Some examples of professional majors are:

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Marketing and Finance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Fire Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Physical Therapy Assisting

Those who wish to transfer to a four-year school may major in such subjects as:

  • Art
  • Business
  • Dentistry
  • Engineering
  • History
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Theatre Arts
  • Veterinary Medicine

Students may also gain professional experience through internships related to their field of study.

In order to gain admission to NIACC, applicants must complete an admissions application, and submit transcripts or GED scores. All new students must also take an entrance exam prior to enrolling. SAT or ACT scores may be submitted in place of the entrance exam.

NIACC awards academic and other types of scholarships. They also offer need-based federal aid awards, like Pell grants, loans and work-study money. To apply for aid, applicants must submit a FAFSA.

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NIACC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave North Iowa Area Community College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

NIACC is a great school. The teachers are willing to go the extra step to a help a student succeed as long as the student is giving effort in return. The resources at NIACC are phenomenal. There is a special desired lab for almost every type of course being taking, there is a student learning center where any student can get help in any class by a certain teacher that is specialized in that area of study. NIACC puts on many events outside of school, such a free movie night at the movie theater, free bowling and much more. They offer a wide variety of clubs and organizations to meet new people and help the community, as well as inter mural sports for everyone.


NIACC Map & Location

North Iowa Area Community College
500 College Drive
Mason City, IA 50401


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Getting Around NIACC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Mason City, IA

Winter
Dec
28
11
Jan
24
6
Feb
29
12
Spring
Mar
41
23
Apr
57
35
May
69
46
Summer
Jun
79
57
Jul
82
61
Aug
80
58
Fall
Sep
73
49
Oct
60
37
Nov
43
25

NIACC Students

Total Students 3,485

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 90%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 4%
African American 4%
Caucasian 90%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 57%
Part-Time 43%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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