• North Central Institute is a postsecondary educational institution specializing in Airframe & Power-plant licensing and the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Aviation Technology.

School Highlights

North Central Institute serves 62 students (69% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 27%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 62 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

North Central Institute ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 175% over five years.
North Central Institute
(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
11 staff
81 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
3
9

Student Body

The student population of North Central Institute has declined by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The North Central Institute diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
62 students
890 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
43 students
638 students
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# Part-Time Students
19 students
1,460 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
55 students
406 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
43 students
638 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
19 students
1,612 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
12 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
195 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
5%
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% Black
10%
15%
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% White
65%
73%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
6%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
n/a
% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.44
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.17%
7.11%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.37%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2012)
$50,400
$30,000

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
78%
96%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,250
Acceptance Rate
n/a
83%
SAT Reading
n/a
415
SAT Math
n/a
455
SAT Writing
n/a
469
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
19
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • North Central Institute is owned and operated by Dr. John D. McCurdy, who serves as Chief Executive Officer and is in charge of all day-to-day operations. North Central Institute (NCI) is a privately owned postsecondary educational institution located in Clarksville, Tennessee directly across from Fort Campbell, Kentucky. In 1997, NCI built a 30,000 square foot facility located across from Gate 1 on Jack Miller Blvd. Our facility houses our corporate offices, administrative offices, classrooms and aviation maintenance lab. North Central Institute's Associate in Applied Science Degree in Aviation Technology provides graduates a general education base and foundational aviation knowledge with specialized emphasis on flight, maintenance, or operations/air traffic control. North Central Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

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North Central Institute ranks among the top 20% of community college in Tennessee for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 62 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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