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NICC Calmar Campus
1625 Hwy 150 South
P.O. Box 400
Calmar, Iowa
563.562.3263
800.728.2256
Hours: M-Th, 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

NICC Peosta Campus
8342 NICC Drive
Peosta, Iowa
563.556.5110
800.728.7367
Hours: M-Th, 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Did You Know

Northeast Iowa Community College was honored to serve 1 in 5 northeast Iowa adults in 2012-2013!

Student Body Diversity at NICC

  • The student body is 60% female and 40% male.
  • Enrollment by ethnicity is comprised of:
    • 91% White
    • 3% Black
    • 2% Hispanic
    • .05% Multiple Ethnicities
    • .05% Asian
    • .03% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • .01% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    • 3% Not reported
  • 2,166 students received Pell Grant in 2012-2013

NICC is committed to excellence

  • Ranked top ten community college in the country in 2011 by the Aspen Institute.
  • 4 Iowa Professor of the Year awards from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and a 2014 ACCT Central Regional Faculty Award (Paul Kimball, science instructor).
  • Recognized 48 outstanding alumni into the NICC Hall of Fame since 2007.
  • 3,220 Students inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Since 1997.

NICC is student-driven

  • 7,174 students attended class in 2012-13.
  • Students enjoy a 16:1 student-faculty ratio.
  • Business and Community Solutions served an additional 22,544 students through 39,501 non-credit course registrations in 2012-2013.
  • 669 students accessed HSED (formerly GED), English language or Adult Basic Education

NICC is community-focused

  • 2,554 high school students took college coursework, saving their families an estimated $11 million in tuition.
  • 93% of 2012 graduates were employed or continuing their education within 6 months.
  • Since 1985, secured $78.2 million in state job training assistance for 25,741 new and incumbent workers.

NICC is accessible

  • 2 campuses in Peosta and Calmar and 7 centers or service locations in Dubuque, Manchester, Waukon, Oelwein, New Hampton and Cresco.
  • Regional Small Business Development Services (SBDC) in Dubuque.
  • 97 diverse academic programs of study offered, including 24 online.
  • Iowa’s Dairy Center, a facility for dairy education, applied research and demonstration that benefits all of northeast Iowa and the surrounding area.
  • NECAS, the only national farm safety center in Peosta.
  • 28-acre native habitat Outdoor Learning Lab (OLL) in Peosta.

NICC is affordable

  • Froze tuition in 2012-2013 at $163 per credit hour.
  • 80% of eligible students applied for financial aid and 75% received some federal, state or local aid, including NICC scholarships.
  • More than $4.5 million has been awarded in NICC Foundation scholarships since 1984.

NICC impacts Iowa

  • Community college students completing their degree have a 24 percent rate of return on their education investment in the first ten years after completion.
  • Nearly 34% of open positions in Iowa require an education level equal to an associate degree or higher
  • Every $1 of state and local tax money invested in Iowa’s community colleges returns $1.39 over the first ten years of a student’s career.
  • Nearly 84% of Iowa’s community college students remain in Iowa upon program completion, contributing to its economy.

NICC is committed to excellence

  • Ranked top ten community college in the country in 2011 by the Aspen Institute.
  • 4 Iowa Professor of the Year awards from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
  • Recognized 48 outstanding alumni into the NICC Hall of Fame since 2007.
  • 3,220 Students inducted into the  Phi Theta Kappa International  Honor Society Since 1997.

NICC is community-focused

  • 2,554 high school students took college coursework, saving their families an estimated $11 million in tuition.
  • 93% of 2012 graduates were employed or continuing their education within 6 months.
  • Since 1985, secured $78.2 million in state job training assistance for 25,741 new and incumbent workers.

NICC is affordable

  • Froze tuition in 2012-2013 at $163 per credit hour.
  • 80% of eligible students applied for and 75% received some federal, state or local aid, including
  • More than $4.5 million has been awarded in scholarship since 1984.

NICC is commited to excellence

  • Ranked top ten community college in the country in 2011 by the Aspen Institute.
  • 4 Iowa Professor of the Year awards from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
  • Recognized 48 outstanding alumni into the NICC Hall of Fame since 2007.
  • 3,220 Students inducted into the  Phi Theta Kappa International  Honor Society Since 1997.

NICC is community-focused

  • 2,554 high school students took college coursework, saving their families an estimated $11 million in tuition.
  • 93% of 2012 graduates were employed or continuing their education within 6 months.
  • Since 1985, secured $78.2 million in state job training assistance for 25,741 new and incumbent workers.

NICC is affordable

  • Froze tuition in 2012-2013 at $163 per credit hour.
  • 80% of eligible students applied for and 75% received some federal, state or local aid, including
  • More than $4.5 million has been awarded in scholarship since 1984.

NICC is committed to excellence

  • Ranked top ten community college in the country in 2011 by the Aspen Institute.
  • 4 Iowa Professor of the Year awards from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
  • Recognized 48 outstanding alumni into the NICC Hall of Fame since 2007.
  • 3,220 Students inducted into the  Phi Theta Kappa International  Honor Society Since 1997.

NICC is community-focused

  • 2,554 high school students took college coursework, saving their families an estimated $11 million in tuition.
  • 93% of 2012 graduates were employed or continuing their education within 6 months.
  • Since 1985, secured $78.2 million in state job training assistance for 25,741 new and incumbent workers.

NICC is affordable

  • Froze tuition in 2012-2013 at $163 per credit hour.
  • 80% of eligible students applied for and 75% received some federal, state or local aid, including
  • More than $4.5 million has been awarded in scholarship since 1984.