Northland Pioneer College

  • Northland Pioneer College serves about 7,000 students annually in both Navajo and Apache counties, an area of 21,158 square miles, roughly the size of the state of West Virginia. The Navajo, Hopi and White Mountain Apache Indian Reservations occupy more than sixty percent of the total land in the district service area, and also account for sixty percent of the population. Handsome campuses are located in four of the largest Navajo County communities: Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake/Taylor, and Winslow. Five convenient centers are located in Hopi, Kayenta, Springerville/Eagar, St. Johns, and Whiteriver. Additional educational sites are established as need and opportunities arise. Primary District Offices are located on the Holbrook Campus.

School Highlights

Northland Pioneer College serves 6,712 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 57%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 178 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
Northland Pioneer College(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty178 staff99 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northland Pioneer College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The Northland Pioneer College diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,712 students5,284 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio38:134:1
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# Full-Time Students1,285 students1,227 students
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# Part-Time Students5,427 students4,057 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
33%
4%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
11%
32%
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% Black
1%
6%
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% White
47%
43%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.660.70
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College Completion Rate
15%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,700$31,100
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $948 is less than the state average of $1,835. The in-state tuition has declined by 32% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,560 is less than the state average of $7,133. The out-state tuition has declined by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$948$1,835
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,560$7,133
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Tuition Notes$79/credit half price summer tuition
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid36%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate100%100%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsBasketballBasketball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Eagle Club, Early Childhood Education Club, Outdoor Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Student Ambassadors, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Plays and Musicals
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Northland Pioneer College offers associate degrees, university transfer, career training programs as well as special interest courses and GED completion. Our enhanced technology network allows students to take classes from a location convent to them through our video and Internet classrooms. Of course, students can also take classes at any of our 9 campus/center locations in person too! NPC's 4 main campuses are located in Show Low, Snowflake, Holbrook and Winslow. NPC also has 5 centers in Polacca/Hopi, Kayenta, Springerville/Eagar, St. Johns and Whiteriver. Classes are offered Monday through Saturday from morning through evening.
  • NPC currently offers five degrees, which are designed to transfer to any of Arizona's public universities. Students can save up to $18,000 on their first two years of a bachelor's degree by attending NPC first! That savings is enough to cover 82% of ASU's tuition for the next two years! NPC's faculty and staff are dedicated to your success!
  • We offer small class sizes and personal attention to ensure you gain the knowledge you'll need to achieve your educational and career goals. Our instructors are skilled professionals in their subjects and take a personal interest in ensuring that you thrive while enrolled at NPC.
  • Northland Pioneer College has a comprehensive financial aid program. Our Financial Aid Office will work hard to ensure that you get all the available grants and scholarships funding that you qualify for. Our goal is to ensure that money does not stand in the way of your educational goals.
  • NPC has one of the lowest tuition costs in the state of Arizona. We even offer student housing scholarships to help students who need to relocate to a community with an NPC campus or center so you can pursue your educational dreams. For more information about Northland Pioneer College, visit www.npc.edu or call us at (800) 266-7845.

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