North Central Institute

Tel: (931)431-9700
  • 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 102 students (63% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 26%.
  • North Central Institute is one of 3 community colleges within Montgomery County, TN.
  • The nearest community college to North Central Institute is Miller-Motte Technical College-Clarksville (6.9 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 75% over five years.
North Central Institute(TN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty4 staff29 staff
North Central Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered310

Student Body

  • The student population of North Central Institute has declined by 35% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The North Central Institute diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment102 students631 students
North Central Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:130:1
North Central Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students64 students369 students
North Central Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students38 students262 students
North Central Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
North Central Institute Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
North Central Institute Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
North Central Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
North Central Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
North Central Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
North Central Institute More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
North Central Institute Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.42
North Central Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
North Central Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$50,400$30,200

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid40%93%
    North Central Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$12,079
    North Central Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2014)
    Median Debt for Dropouts--
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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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