Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta

  • Many start their education at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) because of its small class sizes, the more than 70 programs of study that lead to in-demand careers and our instructors who want you to succeed. More than 96% of our graduates are employed or continuing their education one year 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 college or start your career following graduation you will find unparalleled support in faculty and staff to help you succeed.
School Highlights
  • Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta serves 6,045 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less 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 to Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta is Western Technical College (La Crosse) (54.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta places among the top 20% of community colleges in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 575 teachers has grown by 91% 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 Faculty575 staff95 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,045 students2,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:133:1
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# Full-Time Students-1,090 students
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# Part-Time Students-1,530 students
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
3%
10%
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% White
90%
69%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
11%
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Diversity Score0.150.50
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College Completion Rate
34%
28%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$36,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,910 is less than the state average of $4,714. The in-state tuition has declined by 39% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,210 is less than the state average of $5,619. The out-state tuition has declined by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,910$4,714
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,210$5,619
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Tuition NotesTuition & Fees are $194 per credit hour in-state and $214 per credit hour out-of-state.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,750$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
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Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsMarksmanshipMarksmanship

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Leadership Organizations, Professional Organizations, Service Learning, Student Leadership

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports, Sport Shooting Team
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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