• 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 2,981 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,981 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,260
  • Out-state tuition: $7,650
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Northeast Alabama Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 202 teachers has grown by 126% over five years.
Northeast Alabama Community College
(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
202 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northeast Alabama Community College has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Northeast Alabama Community College diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,981 students
1,546 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,176 students
755 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,805 students
919 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
215 students
343 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,176 students
755 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
6 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,805 students
998 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
24 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
168 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
11%
4%
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% Black
2%
24%
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% White
81%
62%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Northeast Alabama Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northeast Alabama Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.33
0.55
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.24%
3.24%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,800
$29,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,260 is more than the state average of $4,077. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,650 is more than the state average of $7,206. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,260
$4,077
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,650
$7,206
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Northeast Alabama Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
93%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Northeast Alabama Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$6,500
$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Northeast Alabama Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,950
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Northeast Alabama Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
81%
SAT Reading
n/a
530
SAT Math
n/a
545
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
22
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.
Profile last updated: 03/01/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northeast Alabama Community College cost?

Northeast Alabama Community College's tuition is approximately $4,260 for In-State students and $7,650 for Out-State students.

What is Northeast Alabama Community College's ranking?

Northeast Alabama Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Alabama for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,981 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,260
  • Out-state tuition: $7,650
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,077 per year for in-state students and $7,206 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,921 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Alabama is J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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