North Iowa Area Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,973
3.76% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,456
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,681
47.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
51.7%
297 Graduates

About

North Iowa Area Community College is a higher education institution located in Cerro Gordo County, IA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at North Iowa Area Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 939 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Iowa Area Community College. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (801 degrees), 12.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (65 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Iowa Area Community College is $4,973, which is $−3,007 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at North Iowa Area Community College is $4,973, which is $−3,007 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,456.

In 2020, 71% of undergraduate students attending North Iowa Area Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,973
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at North Iowa Area Community College was $4,973. The cost of tuition at North Iowa Area Community College is $−3,007 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$8,456
2020 Value
0.679%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 North Iowa Area Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,456. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of North Iowa Area Community College grew by 0.679%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,331
Room and Board
$1,020
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Iowa Area Community College was of $6,331 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,020. The cost of room and board increased by 2.53% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

71% of undergraduate students at North Iowa Area Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 61.4% with respect to 2019, when 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
11%
2018 Default Rate
65
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at North Iowa Area Community College was 11%, which represents 65 out of the 590 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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North Iowa Area Community College has a total enrollment of 2,681 students. The full-time enrollment at North Iowa Area Community College is 1,285 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,396. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at North Iowa Area Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Iowa Area Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85% White, 6.68% Hispanic or Latino, 3.66% Black or African American, 1.64% Two or More Races, 1.16% Asian, 0.298% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0373% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Iowa Area Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.2%), followed by White Male (39.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Iowa Area Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,681 students. The full-time enrollment at North Iowa Area Community College is 1,285 and the part-time enrollment is 1,396. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at North Iowa Area Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at North Iowa Area Community College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), North Iowa Area Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,278
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    179
  3. Black or African American
    98

The enrolled student population at North Iowa Area Community College is 85% White, 6.68% Hispanic or Latino, 3.66% Black or African American, 1.64% Two or More Races, 1.16% Asian, 0.298% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0373% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5 students (0.186%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 207 more women than men received degrees from North Iowa Area Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at North Iowa Area Community College is white (801 degrees awarded). There were 12.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (65 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Iowa Area Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at North Iowa Area Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (42 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (405 degrees), and Precision Production (36 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Iowa Area Community College are Registered nurses (1,305,139 people), Medical & health services managers (149,218 people), Pharmacists (133,075 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (120,042 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (119,351 people).

The most specialized majors at North Iowa Area Community College are Agriculture (42 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (405 degrees), Precision Production (36 degrees), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (50 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Iowa Area Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at North Iowa Area Community College are Agriculture (42 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (405 degrees), Precision Production (36 degrees), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (50 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Iowa Area Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,450,184 people), Elementary & secondary schools (325,034 people), Outpatient care centers (211,699 people), Offices of physicians (188,945 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (177,005 people).

The most specialized majors at North Iowa Area Community College are Agriculture (42 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (405 degrees), Precision Production (36 degrees), Communication Technologies (9 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (50 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by North Iowa Area Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Iowa Area Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

366
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
573
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 366 degrees were awarded to men at North Iowa Area Community College, which is 0.639 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (573).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 136 degrees were awarded to men at North Iowa Area Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.506 times less than the 269 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 269 degrees were awarded to women at North Iowa Area Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.98 times more than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 39% of students graduating from North Iowa Area Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Iowa Area Community College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    801 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    65 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Iowa Area Community College is white (801 degrees awarded). There were 12.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (65 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    494 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    307 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at North Iowa Area Community College is white female (494 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (307 degrees).

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North Iowa Area Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $34.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $608k (1.77%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, North Iowa Area Community College had a total salary expenditure of $42M. North Iowa Area Community College employs 67 Lecturers, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at North Iowa Area Community College are Male Lecturers (37), Female Lecturers(30), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Iowa Area Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, and Management with 25 employees.

Endowment

$34.3M
2020 Endowment
10.3%
growth from 2019

North Iowa Area Community College has an endowment valued at about $34.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of North Iowa Area Community College grew 10.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.8M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.73M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, North Iowa Area Community College received $2.73M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$15.4M
2020 Salaries
0.24%
growth from 2019

In 2020, North Iowa Area Community College paid a median of $15.4M in salaries, which represents 36.6% of their overall expenditure ($42M) and a 0.24% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.42% growth from 2018 and a 0.797% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.5M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2020, North Iowa Area Community College paid a total of $4.5M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
67 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Iowa Area Community College were Lecturer with 67 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Iowa Area Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees; and Management with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Lecturer
  2. Female Lecturer

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Iowa Area Community College was Male Lecturer with 37 employees, and Female Lecturer with 30 employees.

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