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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 5,105 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 26%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 5,105 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,165
  • Out-state tuition: $4,215
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 443 teachers has grown by 154% over five years.
Northeast Community College
(NE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
443 staff
18 staff
This chart display total faculty of Northeast Community College and community college average number of faculty in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Northeast Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Northeast Community College diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,105 students
288 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Northeast Community College and community college average number of enrollment of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
10:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Northeast Community College and community college average student staff ratio of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
1,913 students
219 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Northeast Community College and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
3,192 students
914 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Northeast Community College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Northeast Community College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NE.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
295 students
295 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,913 students
219 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Northeast Community College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
14 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
3,192 students
914 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
536 students
357 students
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Northeast Community College and the community college average dormitory capacity of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northeast Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in NE by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hispanic
11%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northeast Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northeast Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
82%
74%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northeast Community College and the percentage of White community college students in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Northeast Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Northeast Community College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northeast Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score
0.32
0.43
This chart display the diversity score of Northeast Community College and the community college average diversity score of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
5.75%
2.47%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Northeast Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.15%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,400
$35,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Northeast Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NE by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,165 is less than the state average of $4,615. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,215 is less than the state average of $5,803. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,165
$4,615
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Northeast Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,215
$5,803
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Northeast Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Tuition Notes
Resident students -
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Northeast Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,000
$11,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Northeast Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,161
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Northeast Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
96%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northeast Community College cost?

Northeast Community College's tuition is approximately $3,165 for In-State students and $4,215 for Out-State students.

What schools are Northeast Community College often compared to?

Northeast Community Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Central Community College by visitors of our site.

What sports does Northeast Community College offer?

Northeast Community College offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 5,105 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,165
  • Out-state tuition: $4,215
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,615 per year for in-state students and $5,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,095 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nebraska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.43, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is CHI Health School of Radiologic Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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