Northeast Alabama Community College

  • The mission of Northeast Alabama Community College is to provide accessible quality educational opportunities, promote economic growth, and enhance the quality of life for the people of Alabama. At Northeast, programs and services are offered in response to the needs of the students, community, business, industry, and government.
School Highlights
  • Northeast Alabama Community College serves 2,708 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Northeast Alabama Community College is the only community colleges within De Kalb County, AL.
  • The nearest community college to Northeast Alabama Community College is Snead State Community College (27.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Northeast Alabama Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Northeast Alabama Community College(AL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty89 staff73 staff
Northeast Alabama Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Northeast Alabama Community College has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Northeast Alabama Community College diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,708 students1,756 students
Northeast Alabama Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio30:128:1
Northeast Alabama Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,331 students1,004 students
Northeast Alabama Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,377 students752 students
Northeast Alabama Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Northeast Alabama Community College Enrollment Breakdown AL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Northeast Alabama Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Northeast Alabama Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Northeast Alabama Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Northeast Alabama Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Northeast Alabama Community College White (2007-2016)
Northeast Alabama Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.200.56
Northeast Alabama Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Northeast Alabama Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,800$29,700
Northeast Alabama Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,650 is less than the state average of $8,152. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,260$5,427
Northeast Alabama Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,650$8,152
Northeast Alabama Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%94%
Northeast Alabama Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$4,500$11,500
Northeast Alabama Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,023$6,002
Northeast Alabama Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • NACC is one of the leading community colleges in the South. We offer a comprehensive educational program, which includes outstanding technical/career and academic transfer programs, all provided at a very affordable price. Our graduates and students consistently score high on nationally standardized tests and licensing examinations. Graduates of our technical/career programs have been ranked first within the Alabama College System in job retention, and our students have placed first within the system on the BASIC SKILLS test given to prospective teachers. NACC personnel take special pride in the achievements of our students.NACC also offers students activities for personal enjoyment and enrichment, such as participation in our regionally acclaimed theatre productions, hosted in the state-of-the-art Tom Bevill Lyceum. Additionally, NACC has outstanding programs in music and art. Students may participate in the numerous service and honorary organizations on campus, or compete for the U.S.A. All-American Academic team. The college encourages the highest academic standards by awarding the Charles M. Pendley President's Cup and the James B. Allen Award.Northeast Alabama Community College is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree. The Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The EMS Program is accredited by the Alabama Department of Public Health. The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Education.Northeast is a member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the American Association of Community Colleges, and the Alabama College Association.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,889 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.