Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta

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School Highlights
  • Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta serves 7,153 students (20% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta is the only community colleges within Winneshiek County, IA.
  • The nearest community college is Western Technical College (La Crosse) (54.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 300 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty300 staff95 staff
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 7,153 has grown by 42% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 155% over five years.
Total Enrollment7,153 students2,620 students
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:133:1
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,431 students1,090 students
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,722 students1,530 students
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Enrollment Breakdown IA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
5%
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
10%
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Black (2007-2016)
% White
92%
69%
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
1%
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
11%
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.50
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
34%
28%
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$36,200
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,216 is more than the state average of $4,714. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,216 is less than the state average of $5,619. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,216$4,714
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,216$5,619
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesTuition & Fees is $1
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%87%
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,750$12,000
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsIntramural Sports OnlyIntramural Sports Only
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Many start their education at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) because of its small class sizes, the more than 85 programs of study that lead to in-demand careers and our instructors who want you to succeed. More than 94% of our graduates are employed or continuing their education six months after graduation – that says a lot about the success of our students and the quality of a Northeast Iowa Community College education. Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year institution or start your career following graduation you will find unparalleled support in faculty and staff to help you succeed.

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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,714 per year for in-state students and $5,619 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,502 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.