Northeastern Junior College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Sterling, CO

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How much is the NJC tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, NJC's tuition & fees is $5,345 for Colorado residents and $7,691 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
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 $20,647 for Colorado residents and $22,993 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

NJC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$5,345
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,691
Books & Supplies Costs$1,460
On-campus Room & Board$7,506
On-campus Expenses$6,336
Off-campus Room & Board$12,411
Off-campus Expenses$6,336
2023-2024 Estimates
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$5,449
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,841

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, NJC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Colorado, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $16,324.
In-StateOut-of-State
Northeastern Junior College$5,345$7,691
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Colorado 2-4 Years Colleges$17,257
Public Schools$7,075$16,324
Private Schools$17,622

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between NJC 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.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Northeastern Junior CollegeSterling, CO$5,345$7,691
Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeRangely, CO$4,236$6,740
Lamar Community CollegeLamar, CO$4,216$6,720
Trinidad State CollegeTrinidad, CO$5,240$8,360

Financial Aid and COA

At Northeastern Junior College, 1,050 students (75%) 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 $5,846.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at NJC is $17,147 for students living on-campus and $22,052 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 330 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 $5,771 and the average amount of student loans is $5,250.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$20,647$22,993
COA (off-campus)$25,552$27,898
Tuition & Fees$5,345$7,691
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$15,302$15,302
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,207$20,207
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$14,801$17,147
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,706$22,052
Average Financial Aid$5,846$5,846
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,05075%$5,846
Pell Grants54539%$5,316
Federal Student Loan29621%$5,445
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid33095%-
Grants or Scholarships30287%$5,771
Federal Grants12937%$5,375
Pell Grants12636%$5,496
Other Federal Grants31%$314
State/Local Grants14341%$1,926
Institutional Grants29886%$2,597
Student Loan Aid11333%$5,250
Federal Student Loans11132%$5,079
Other Student Loans31%$9,821
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level162162$7,293
0-30,0005656$10,375
30,001-48,0003333$9,428
48,001-75,0002727$6,269
75,001-110,0001818$3,514
110,001 or more2828$2,031

Student Population

Northeastern Junior College has a total of 1,446 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 581 male students and 811 female students attending NJC. The school offers online degree programs and 141 students enrolled online exclusively (9.75% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate1,392 581811

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO
Phone970-521-6600
WEBwww.njc.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered41 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population1,446
Graduation Rate51%
Transfer-out Rate10%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 28% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate18 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties50 (Full-time), 28 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs132 (Full-time), 68 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$47,805
Average Staff Salary$43,706