Northeast Community College

801 E. Benjamin Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701-0000
Tel: 4023712020
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  • Northeast Community College is dedicated to the success of students and the region it serves.
School Highlights
  • Northeast Community College serves 5,008 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
  • Northeast Community College is the only community colleges within Madison County, NE.
  • The nearest community college is St Luke's College (60.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 174 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Northeast Community College(NE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty174 staff18 staff
Northeast Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,008 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has grown by 70% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,008 students1,356 students
Northeast Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:123:1
Northeast Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,209 students384 students
Northeast Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,799 students972 students
Northeast Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Northeast Community College Enrollment Breakdown NE All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Northeast Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Northeast Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Northeast Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Northeast Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Northeast Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Northeast Community College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
Northeast Community College Non Resident (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Northeast Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NE 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.0.290.33
Northeast Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Northeast Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,400$36,400
Northeast Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,165 is more than the state average of $3,081. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,215 is less than the state average of $4,438. The out-state tuition has grown by 61% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,165$3,081
Northeast Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,215$4,438
Northeast Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%88%
Northeast Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,676$15,625
Northeast Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
Northeast Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established by the state legislature in 1973 as a comprehensive community college offering vocational/technical, liberal arts, college transfer, and continuing education, Northeast Community College is a modern, two-year college located at the northeast edge of Norfolk, Nebraska, and serves residents of a 20-county area in northeast Nebraska. Northeast is the only community college in the state with one-and two-year vocational, liberal arts, and adult education programs all on one main campus. From the merger of two separate and distinct institutionsNortheastern Nebraska College and Northeast Nebraska Technical CollegeNortheast Community College has become a unique college with its own identity. Northeast Community College provides comprehensive, affordable, and quality learning opportunities that are responsive to the diverse needs of the individuals served. We believe students are active partners in a learning process enhanced through effective and professional instruction. Northeast Community College promotes and provides lifelong learning opportunities that encourage people to contribute to society as thoughtful and responsible global citizens. Northeast Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to award two-year Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate in Nursing degrees, one-year diplomas, and certificates.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • St Luke's College
    Private, non-profit
    254 students | 60.10 Mi2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City IA  51104
  • 6,331 students | 61.30 Mi4647 Stone Ave
    Sioux City IA  51106
  • 720 students | 85.10 Mi5425 N. 103rd St.
    Omaha NE  68134
  • 55 students | 85.50 Mi10850 Emmet St
    Omaha NE  68164
  • 145 students | 88.20 Mi11818 I Street
    Omaha NE  68137
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Did You Know?
For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,081 per year for in-state students and $4,438 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,732 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nebraska 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.