• First-rate education
• Over 30 programs—two-year degrees and one-year diplomas
• Small classes—average 12 people per class
• Low per semester cost—tuition for 2006–2007 is $103 per credit in-state
• Classes at convenient times and places, or through distance learning options


"When I came here, everyone helped me out so much. It’s unbelievable how much instructors and staff care about you. They want you to be a success, and work with you to make sure that happens."

Rebecca Niemeyer, Boyden
Arts and Sciences graduate

• Many courses are available via the web and Iowa Communications Network (ICN)
• Many courses are offered at non-traditional times like evenings and weekends
• State-of-the-art technology and equipment in the classrooms
• Small classes means personal interaction with faculty

"The hands-on training I receive in the lab is great! It will definitely be beneficial to me when I go out into the workforce."

Lee Nieuwenhuis, Hospers
Manufacturing Engineering Technology graduate

• Counseling available for career or personal issues
• Free tutoring through the Learning Center days and evenings
• Counselors make the transfer process easy

"I’m glad I chose NCC because of the quality instructors and the great opportunities after I graduate. This is the best Nursing program around."

Randi Auberg, Hartley
Associate Degree Nursing graduate

Over 30 programs of study, including:

• Arts and Science transfer
• Healthcare
• Computers
• Business
• Manufacturing
• Automotive
• Electrical

All programs have an Advisory Committee made up of business professionals who work with the instructor
and the College to ensure curriculum and technology corresponds to what’s happening out in the industry. Programs are relevant to most in-demand skills, offering excellent job opportunities to graduates.


"I’ve become well-rounded both from competing at State and National Skills USA-VICA competitions. The basic theory, I’ve learned, along with learning about high-level driveability issues, has given me some solid skills."

Corey Dorhout, Hospers
2003 Truck & Diesel graduate

• Teaching and learning are our #1 priority
• Many faculty members have earned national reputations for outstanding instruction
• Faculty members have advance degrees and are highly skilled, having worked in the industry they’re teaching

"I really liked this program and the helpful instructors I worked with. Everyone at NCC is friendly, which made me feel comfortable."

Jane Aning, Rock Rapids
2003 Administrative Secretarial graduate

• Over 1,000 students enrolled in credit programs
• Over 29,000 enrolled in non-credit programs
• 94% of graduates are employed
• 76% are 22 or younger—24% are 23 or older
• 87% work while in college
• 51% receive financial aid
• 273 graduated in 2006

• Over 7500 alumni
• 85% of those who graduate from career programs find employment in their field
• 85% of graduates are employed in Iowa
Visit our campus so we can show you all the great things NCC can offer you!
Call us at 800-352-4907 or contact Student Services to set up a time.