North Idaho College

1000 West Garden Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2199
Tel: (208)769-3300
6,542 students
Public institution

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Founded in 1933, North Idaho College is a comprehensive community college located on the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. NIC offers more than 80 degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer, professional-technical, and general education programs to more than 4,856 credit students and 7,595 non-credit students each year.
School Highlights:
North Idaho College serves 6,542 students (54% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 10%.
North Idaho College is the only community colleges within Kootenai County, ID.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley (19.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
North Idaho College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,542 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,542 students
1,303 students
North Idaho College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,534 students
835 students
North Idaho College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,008 students
1,046 students
North Idaho College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
North Idaho College sch enrollment North Idaho College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
North Idaho College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
North Idaho College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
-
11%
North Idaho College Black (2008-2011)
% White
93%
66%
North Idaho College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
North Idaho College sch ethnicity North Idaho College sta ethnicity
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. 0.13 0.44
North Idaho College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,846 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,534 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,846 $5,890
North Idaho College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,534 $10,047
North Idaho College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1933, North Idaho College is a comprehensive community college located on the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. NIC offers more than 80 degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer, professional-technical, and general education programs. Approximately 4,856 students are enrolled in credit classes and more than 7,595 participate annually in non-credit courses. NIC operates with an open-door admissions policy to meet the needs of individuals with divergent interests and abilities. NIC also plays a key role in economic development by preparing competent, trained employees for area businesses, industries, and governmental agencies. NIC’s five-county service area spans more than 7,000 square miles. The college serves this vast region through outreach centers in Bonners Ferry, Kellogg, and Ponderay, as well as through an extensive array of Internet and interactive video conferencing courses. As one of three community colleges in the state, North Idaho College works to provide a variety of career pathways for students from fast-paced, one-credit classes to certificates and transfer degrees. NIC works closely with the University of Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College, Idaho State University, and Boise State University to provide transfer options for students. NIC offers a variety of student government and club opportunities for students with a wide range of interests and is known nationally for its competitive athletics programs. NIC is located amid the four-season beauty of North Idaho’s world-famous recreation area. Outdoor activities include skiing, hiking, hunting, boating, fishing, backpacking, camping, swimming, and the ever-popular studying on the beach. NIC’s campus lies within the city limits of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, a lakeside city with a growing population of 38,388 residents. Metropolitan amenities are close by with Spokane, Washington, a city of 195,695, just 30 minutes away and a Spokane-Coeur d’Alene metropolitan area of more than 700,000.

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For Idaho public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,498 per year for in-state students and $7,271 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $8,077 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Idaho 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 0.18, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Idaho is Carrington College-Boise. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.