Transfer Information

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) is a great place to start your four-year degree. Our associate of arts (A.A.) and associate of science (A.S.) programs easily transfer as the first two-years of your bachelor degree to Iowa’s public and private universities as well as many other four-year colleges.

Tuition Savings Calculator

See how much you can save on tuition by beginning your education at NICC. Select the four-year college or university you are interested in to get an estimate of the tuition savings by completing your first two years here.

Savings calculated based on prior year in-state tuition rates. Estimates do not include fees, room, board, textbooks or other related expenses.

Transfer Programs

The College offers multiple transfer programs that align with your career goals, transfer major and interests. Our advisors work closely with you to ensure the transfer process is smooth and you meet all requirements. View transfer programs.

Transferring Credit to NICC

There are many ways to transfer college level academic credit(s) and/or earn NICC college credit(s) based on skills students gained outside the classroom. Northeast Iowa Community College awards academic credit for college-level knowledge and skills gained outside of the classroom including employment, military training/service, travel and hobbies. Learn more about ways to earn college transfer credit.

Transfer Partnerships

Partnerships with University of Iowa, Clarke University, Loras College, Upper Iowa UniversityKirkwood Community College and Hawkeye Community College allow students to be dually enrolled at both institutions. For more information on this please contact the Admissions Office.

Transferring from NICC

Northeast Iowa Community College maintains formal articulation (transfer) agreements with many four-year colleges and universities that ensure your course/degree credits transfer.

"Transferring my credits from Northeast Iowa Community College to my four-year university was extremely easy. NICC taught me how to learn at the college level which set me up for success in both my undergraduate and graduate programs."

Elliott Zelinskas, M.Ed.
Educator, Associate of Arts

Transfer Resources