Northeast Iowa Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Calmar, IA

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How much is the NICC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, NICC's tuition & fees is $6,600 for Iowa residents and $7,470 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $21,250 for Iowa residents and $22,120 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

NICC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Iowa Residents Tuition & Fees$6,600
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,470
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
Off-campus Room & Board$8,400
Off-campus Expenses$5,050
2023-2024 Estimates
Iowa Residents Tuition & Fees$7,118
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,158

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, NICC' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Iowa, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $11,211.
Northeast Iowa Community College$6,600$7,470
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Iowa 2-4 Years Colleges$21,556
Public Schools$8,453$11,211
Private Schools$25,497

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between NICC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Northeast Iowa Community CollegeCalmar, IA$6,600$7,470
Northwest Iowa Community CollegeSheldon, IA$7,110$7,410
Western Iowa Tech Community CollegeSioux City, IA$5,042$5,186

Financial Aid and COA

At Northeast Iowa Community College, 1,825 students (45%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,087.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at NICC is $16,033 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 354 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,048 and the average amount of student loans is $4,772.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Iowa ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$21,250$22,120
Tuition & Fees$6,600$7,470
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,650$14,650
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,163$16,033
Average Financial Aid$6,087$6,087
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,82545%$6,087
Pell Grants1,08327%$3,354
Federal Student Loan76919%$5,128
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid35497%-
Grants or Scholarships35096%$7,048
Federal Grants34795%$4,922
Pell Grants15743%$5,158
Other Federal Grants34695%$2,595
State/Local Grants13136%$5,157
Institutional Grants11431%$733
Student Loan Aid10228%$4,772
Federal Student Loans10128%$4,649
Other Student Loans1-$17,270
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level219218$7,644
110,001 or more2828$3,495

Student Population

Northeast Iowa Community College has a total of 4,355 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,622 male students and 2,391 female students attending NICC. The school offers online degree programs and 906 students enrolled online exclusively (20.80% of all students).
Undergraduate4,013 1,6222,391

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, IA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered82 Programs
Online Program Offered10 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,355
Graduation Rate48%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate53% (Full-time), 55% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties109 (Full-time), 353 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs316 (Full-time), 427 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$54,899
Average Staff Salary$53,904