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 one of 2 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 29% over five years.
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta (IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 300 staff 67 staff
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 7,153 has grown by 41% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 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 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,153 students 2,094 students
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 33:1
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,431 students 844 students
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 5,722 students 1,250 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 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. 0.15 0.50
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
34%
-
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $32,800 -
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)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 88%
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $11,750 -
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 -
Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports Intramural 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 $15,406 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa 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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.