Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

1625 Hwy 150, Calmar,
IA, 52132-0400
Tel: (563)562-3263
5,018 students
Public institution
Thousands of people have chosen NICC as their place to prepare for careers since 1966, when the State Board of Education officially approved the formation of the Area One Vocational-Technical School district, with Calmar as its administrative headquarters. The merged area included the public school districts in Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek counties and sections of Bremer, Buchanan, and Mitchell counties. In 1970, the merged area was enlarged to include public school districts in Dubuque and Delaware counties and sections of Jones and Jackson counties.
School Highlights:
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar serves 5,018 students (41% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar is the only community colleges within Winneshiek County, IA.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar 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 5,018 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,018 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
2,066 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 2,952 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
% Asian -
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 1%
% Black 1%
% White 97%
% Two or more races 1%
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. 0.06

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,216 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,216 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,216 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,216 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Career education programs were offered for the first time in 1967 with 170 students enrolled in 12 programs. Construction of classroom facilities began in 1967 on the 210-acre campus on the south edge of Calmar. The Calmar Campus now includes seven buildings: Darwin L. Schrage Administration, Max Clark Hall, Wilder Learning Resource Center, Industrial Technologies, Student Union, Farm Implement/Welding, and the newly completed Northeast Iowa Community-based Dairy Center. This $4.1 million dairy education center and applied research laboratory is part of the state's effort to promote value-added agriculture. NICC provides economic development and training services that assist businesses in growth and development, increasing productivity, and enhancing employee skills. Services and training are high quality, cost effective, customized and convenient. Training can be done in-house, in your community, or on a NICC Campus. In-house training is a convenient and economical way to utilize high quality training.

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