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Northeast Iowa Community College is a public institution located in Calmar, Iowa. The rural area surrounding NICC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

1,036 Full-Time Undergraduates
$5,400 Avg In-State Tuition

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Northeast Iowa Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NICC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#27 Best Value Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Precision Metal Working Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value Allied Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Value Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#94 Most Popular Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards NICC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#9 Highest Paid Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Graduates College Factual
#19 Highest Paid Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Graduates College Factual
#26 Highest Paid Mechanic & Repair Technologies Graduates College Factual
#37 Best Nursing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Nursing Degree Search

Where Is Northeast Iowa Community College?


Contact details for NICC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, IA 52132-0400
Phone: 844-642-2338

Can I Afford NICC?

$5,400 In-State Tuition
38% Take Out Loans
8.7% Loan Default Rate
For the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time NICC students paid $180 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $204 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $5,400 $6,120
Fees $720 $720
Books and Supplies $1,400 $1,400

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NICC, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $4,733 a year. That adds up to $18,932 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NICC is 8.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Northeast Iowa Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,036 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,162 undergraduate students at NICC, with 1,036 being full-time and 3,126 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,036 full-time undergraduates at NICC, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northeast Iowa Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 26
Hispanic or Latino 36
White 905
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 60

Over 8 countries are represented at NICC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Dominican Republic, New Zealand, and Bangladesh.

Online Learning at Northeast Iowa Community College

969 Took All Classes Online
2,307 Took At Least One Class Online
43.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,307 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at NICC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of NICC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northeast Iowa Community College was 43.4%. This is the #617 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NICC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Northeast Iowa Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 92 92
Electrician 0 10 11 21
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 0 20 20
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 6 8 14
Radiologic Technology 0 12 0 12
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 12 12
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 0 6 4 10
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 10 10
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 9 0 9
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 9 0 9
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 3 6 9
Welding Technology/Welder 0 0 9 9
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology 0 5 0 5
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 4 4
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 4 0 4
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 0 0 3 3
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 0 1 1
General Construction Trades 0 1 0 1
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 0 0 1 1
General Drafting & Design Technology 1 0 0 1
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Chemical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Occupational Safety & Health Technology 0 0 0 0
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 0 0 0 0
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 0 0 0 0
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1 65 181 247


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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