Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta

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 to Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta is Western Technical College (La Crosse) (54.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 300 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same 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 Enrollment7,153 students2,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:133:1
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# Full-Time Students1,431 students1,090 students
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# Part-Time Students5,722 students1,530 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Northeast Iowa Community College: Calmar & Peosta.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of IA.
% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
2%
10%
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% White
92%
69%
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% Two or more races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
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 $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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,216$5,619
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Tuition NotesTuition & Fees is $1
% 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
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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