Northeast Alabama Community College

Tel: (2.0)563-8441
2,729 students
Public institution
The mission of Northeast Alabama Community College is to provide accessible quality educational opportunities, promote economic growth, and enhance the quality of life for the people of Alabama. At Northeast, programs and services are offered in response to the needs of the students, community, business, industry, and government.
School Highlights:
Northeast Alabama Community College serves 2,729 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Northeast Alabama Community College is the only community colleges within Jackson County, AL.
The nearest community college is Snead State Community College (27.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 92 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
College Northeast Alabama Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 92 staff
61 staff
Northeast Alabama Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,729 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,729 students 1,296 students
Northeast Alabama Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
21:1
Northeast Alabama Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,438 students
814 students
Northeast Alabama Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,291 students
1,040 students
Northeast Alabama Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Northeast Alabama Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
Northeast Alabama Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Northeast Alabama Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
21%
Northeast Alabama Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
15%
Northeast Alabama Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
88%
51%
Northeast Alabama Community College White (2006-2013)
Northeast Alabama Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.22 0.68
Northeast Alabama Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,530 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,660
Northeast Alabama Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,530 $10,250
Northeast Alabama Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Northeast Alabama Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • NACC is one of the leading community colleges in the South. We offer a comprehensive educational program, which includes outstanding technical/career and academic transfer programs, all provided at a very affordable price. Our graduates and students consistently score high on nationally standardized tests and licensing examinations. Graduates of our technical/career programs have been ranked first within the Alabama College System in job retention, and our students have placed first within the system on the BASIC SKILLS test given to prospective teachers. NACC personnel take special pride in the achievements of our students. NACC also offers students activities for personal enjoyment and enrichment, such as participation in our regionally acclaimed theatre productions, hosted in the state-of-the-art Tom Bevill Lyceum. Additionally, NACC has outstanding programs in music and art. Students may participate in the numerous service and honorary organizations on campus, or compete for the U.S.A. All-American Academic team. The college encourages the highest academic standards by awarding the Charles M. Pendley President's Cup and the James B. Allen Award. Northeast Alabama Community College is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree. The Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The EMS Program is accredited by the Alabama Department of Public Health. The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Education. Northeast is a member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the American Association of Community Colleges, and the Alabama College Association.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,092 per year for in-state students and $7,883 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,177 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Virginia College-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.