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 27%.
  • North Central Institute is one of 3 community colleges within Montgomery County, TN.
  • The nearest community college is Miller-Motte Technical College-Clarksville (6.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 66% over five years.
North Central Institute (TN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 4 staff 28 staff
North Central Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered 3 10

Student Body

  • The student population of 102 has declined by 37% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 102 students 585 students
North Central Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 30:1
North Central Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 64 students 369 students
North Central Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 38 students 216 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 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. 0.38 0.44
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 $29,500

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 40% 94%
North Central Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,500 $17,000
North Central Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2014)
Median Debt for Dropouts - $6,297
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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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,313 per year for in-state students and $14,779 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,217 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee 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 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.