Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

Tel: (563)562-3263
5,201 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 5,201 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equalto than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar is the only community colleges within Winneshiek County, IA.
The nearest community college is Western Technical College (La Crosse) (54.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 251 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar 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 251 staff
60 staff
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,201 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,201 students
1,266 students
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
21:1
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,856 students
810 students
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,345 students
1,017 students
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar sch enrollment Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar sta enrollment
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Black (2006-2013)
% White
92%
57%
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Unknown (2006-2013)
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar sch ethnicity Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar 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. 0.06 0.53
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,216 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,216 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,216 $5,740
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,216 $10,260
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,249 per year for in-state students and $5,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,927 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Iowa 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.