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NICC Calmar Campus
1625 Hwy 150 South
P.O. Box 400
Calmar, Iowa
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
Hours: M-Th, 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.


We all start somewhere, and it’s no wonder so many choose Northeast Iowa Community College. More than 94 percent of our students are either employed or continuing their education six months after graduation – that says a lot about the success of our students and the quality of a NICC education.

Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year institution or start your career, your future starts at NICC!

Goal: Employment

Goal: Transfer

These awards are one and two year degrees that prepare you to enter the workforce quickly:

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Diploma
  • Certificate
  • Career Pathway Certificate (CPC)

Learn more about these programs offered at NICC.

The Associate of Arts and Associate of Science awards are equivalent to the first two-years of a bachelor's degree program and are designed to transfer to a four-year institution. Consider this the smart path to a bachelor's degree.

Learn more about the AA or AS degrees.

Online Programs

NICC offers several programs completely online, including the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees. Learn more about online programs!

Student Veterans

NICC has been recognized as a Military Friendly School and a Top School in the 2015 Military Advance Education (MAE) Guide to Colleges and Universities. Veterans, their spouses and their dependents may be eligible for education benefits while enrolled in an approved program at the College.

International Students

International students at NICC must submit additional documents in order to complete their admission process. Learn more about enrolling as an international student.