Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025
Tel: (800)266-7845
3,342 students
Public institution
Northland Pioneer College (NPC) is a 2 year comprehensive community college serving Navajo County, Arizona. NPC has 4 main campuses in Show Low, Snowflake, Holbrook and Winslow. NPC also has 5 centers located in Hopi/Polacca, Kayenta, Springerville/Eagar, St. Johns and Whiteriver. NPC is regionally accredited and publicly supported.
School Highlights:
Northland Pioneer College serves 3,342 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Northland Pioneer College is the only community colleges within Navajo County, AZ.
The nearest community college is College America-Flagstaff (85 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 128 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Northland Pioneer 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 128 staff
59 staff
Northland Pioneer College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,342 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,342 students
1,282 students
Northland Pioneer College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
22:1
Northland Pioneer College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
700 students
810 students
Northland Pioneer College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,642 students
1,017 students
Northland Pioneer College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Northland Pioneer College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
36%
1%
Northland Pioneer College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Northland Pioneer College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Northland Pioneer College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
12%
Northland Pioneer College Black (2006-2013)
% White
49%
57%
Northland Pioneer College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Northland Pioneer College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Northland Pioneer College Unknown (2006-2013)
Northland Pioneer 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. 0.45 0.53
Northland Pioneer College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,606 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,390 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,606 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,390 $10,294
Northland Pioneer College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71%
89%
Northland Pioneer College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Northland Pioneer College is quality education you can afford. NPC offers associate degrees, university transfer, career training programs as well as special interest courses and GED completion. Our enhanced technology network allows students to take classes from a location convent to them through our video, audio and Internet classrooms. Of course, students can also take classes at any of our 9 campus/center locations in person too! NPC's 4 main campuses are located in Show Low, Snowflake, Holbrook and Winslow. NPC also has 5 centers in Polacca/Hopi, Kayenta, Springerville/Eagar, St. Johns and Whiteriver. Classes are offered Monday through Saturday from morning through evening. NPC currently offers three degrees, which are designed to transfer to any of Arizona's public universities. Students can save up to $12,540 on their first two years of a bachelor's degree by attending NPC first! That savings is enough to cover 82% of ASU's tuition for the next two years! NPC's faculty and staff are dedicated to your success! We offer small class sizes and personal attention to ensure you gain the knowledge you'll need to achieve your educational and career goals. Our instructors are skilled professionals in their subjects and take a personal interest in ensuring that you thrive while enrolled at NPC. Northland Pioneer College has a comprehensive financial aid program. Our Financial Aid Office will work hard to ensure that you get all the available grants and scholarships funding that you qualify for. Our goal is to ensure that money does not stand in the way of your educational goals. NPC has one of the lowest tuition costs in the state of Arizona. We even offer student housing scholarships to help students who need to relocate to a community with an NPC campus or center so you can pursue your educational dreams. For more information about Northland Pioneer College, visit www.npc.edu or call us at 1-800-266-7845.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Flagstaff College America-Flagstaff
    Private not-for-profit
    3012 East Route 66
    Flagstaff, AZ 86004
    (9.2)821-3606
    85  Mi  |  180  students
Recent Articles
Community Colleges Offer Online Options
Community Colleges Offer Online Options
Community colleges have responded to the needs of working adults with online options.
Arizona Community Colleges Defunded: What Students Need to Know
Leading the country in slashing public education spending, Arizona voted to defund higher education, including Pima and Maricopa Community College Districts, leaving many Arizona college students wondering what this new state legislation means for the future of their education.
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
Not all community college students spend their winter and summer break on vacation. Some utilize that time to take a few extra classes and earn credits that can help them graduate early. Other students test out of courses and receive credit for work experiences in order to get ahead. In this article, learn about the various methods you can use to pursue extra college credits.
Did You Know?
For Arizona public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,854 per year for in-state students and $7,638 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $0 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Arizona 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Arizona is Arizona Automotive Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.