N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,654

Avg.Financial Aid

004600

FAFSA Code

About Northwest Iowa Community College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,747

Website

www.nwicc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Northwest Iowa Community College is a public university located in Sheldon, IA. At Northwest Iowa Community College, the total enrolment stands at 1,777. The school has a total of 136 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At NICC, around 58% of the students are females and 42% are males. Further, around 83% of the students are 24 and under. The average earnings, of the graduates, of this institute stands at $43,100 with 94% being the employment rate six years after graduation. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. NICC offers a total of 48 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

603 W Park St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7123245061
Fax: 7123244136
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Rankings

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Admissions

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Northwest Iowa Community College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 603 W Park St, Sheldon, Iowa 51201, or call (712) 324-5061.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$10,070

Average Annual Cost

$5,070

Books And Supplies

$1,312

Other Fees

$1,050

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$6,040

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,530

Total One Year Cost

$18,002

Before applying to NICC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $19,401. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

39%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

68%

Male Professors

32%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

90 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

66 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

57 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

47 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

45 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

18 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

13 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

11 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

8 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

8 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

8 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

7 Graduates

Ground Transportation

7 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

6 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

5 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

4 Graduates

Carpenters

4 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

4 Graduates

Construction Trades, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,747

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time

33%

Part-time

67%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

3% Unknown

3% Black

9% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

10%

Out Of State

90%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$52,188 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,850/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by NICC. At NICC, $6,174 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Northwest Iowa Community College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $2,190 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include campus emergency phones. The college has enrolled around 42% male and 58% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$7,665

$12,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$80 - 125

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,654

Students Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,402

Students Receiving State Aid

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,638

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,166

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,695

$30K - $48K

$6,660

$48K - $75K

$4,911

$75K - $110K

$2,045

> $110K

$1,426

The financial aid department of Northwest Iowa Community College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,968, whereas the financial aid is $2,145. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,906 as well as institutional aid worth $2,145.

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