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Northwest Iowa Community College

Tel: (712)324-5061
1,628 students
Public institution
Northwest Iowa Community College is a progressive learning college rapidly responding to the changing needs of our global community.
School Highlights:
Northwest Iowa Community College serves 1,628 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Northwest Iowa Community College is the only community colleges within Sioux County, IA.
The nearest community college is Kilian Community College (49.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Northwest Iowa 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 68 staff
59 staff
Northwest Iowa Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,628 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 15:1 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
1,628 students
1,282 students
Northwest Iowa Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
22:1
Northwest Iowa Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
631 students
810 students
Northwest Iowa Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 997 students
1,017 students
Northwest Iowa Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Northwest Iowa Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Northwest Iowa Community College Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Northwest Iowa Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
89%
57%
Northwest Iowa Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Northwest Iowa Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Northwest Iowa Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Northwest Iowa 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. 0.06 0.53
Northwest Iowa Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,370 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,850 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,370 $5,742
Northwest Iowa Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,850 $10,294
Northwest Iowa Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 128 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
89%
Northwest Iowa Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The College is located on a 263 acre campus along Highway 18 on the west side of Sheldon. Sheldon, Iowa is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 60 and Iowa State Highway 18 in the far northwest part of the state. Sheldon is located one hour from Sioux City, IA, and Sioux Falls, SD; and less than four hours from Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN. Northwest Iowa Community College serves Area IV in northwest Iowa, including Lyon, Osceola, Sioux, O'Brien and Cherokee counties. There are over 30 programs of study at NCC, including Arts & Science transfer and programs covering manufacturing, electrical, automotive, computers, business, and health. NCC also offers non-credit continuing education and training for business and industry. Northwest Iowa Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Iowa Department of Education, The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Sioux Falls Kilian Community College
    Public
    300 E. 6th Street
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605)221-3100
    49.4  Mi  |  252  students
  • Sioux Falls Globe University-Sioux Falls
    Private for-profit
    5101 S Broadband Ln
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605)977-0705
    50.5  Mi  |  165  students
  • Sioux Falls National American University-Sioux Falls
    Private for-profit
    5801 South Corporate Place
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605)336-4600
    50.5  Mi  |  659  students
  • Sioux Falls Southeast Technical Institute
    Public
    2320 N Career Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605)367-7624
    52.5  Mi  |  2464  students
  • Sioux City St Luke's College
    Private not-for-profit
    2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712)279-3149
    53.2  Mi  |  180  students
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