North Iowa Area Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

500 College Drive

Mason City, IA 50401

(641) 422-4245

(888) 466-4222

Fax: (641) 422-4385



Contact: Rachel McGuire

Director of Admissions
Main Address

500 College Drive

Mason City, IA 50401

(888) 466-4222

www.niacc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,485

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 839

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,335

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,364 $3,488 $3,691 $3,913 +6.01%
Books and Supplies $785 $817 $834 $859 +3.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,280 $4,536 $4,806 $4,950 +3.00%
Other $2,011 $2,093 $2,137 $2,202 +3.04%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $4,090 $4,258 $4,347 $4,477 +2.99%
Other $2,872 $2,990 $3,053 $3,145 +3.01%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $10,440 $10,934 $11,468 $11,924 +3.98%
In-state Off Campus $11,111 $11,553 $11,925 $12,394 +3.93%
In-state with Family $4,149 $4,305 $4,525 $4,772 +5.46%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 650 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 632 83% $1,446,126 $2,288
• Federal grants 277 36% $898,971 $3,245
• Pell grants 277 36% $845,546 $3,053
• Other federal grants 85 11% $53,425 $629
State/local government grant or scholarships 77 10% $77,110 $1,001
Institutional grants or scholarships 345 45% $470,045 $1,362
Student loan aid 533 70% $1,541,143 $2,891
• Federal student loans 533 70% $1,524,183 $2,860
• Other student loans 6 1% $16,960 $2,827

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 545 479
Agriculture 10 2
Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Production Operations 5 2
Agricultural/farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling 5
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 60 38
Accounting 8 2
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 13
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 11 8
Business Administration and Management 32 8
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 6
Hospitality Administration/management 4
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 5 1
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 7
Prepress/desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 7
Computing and Information Sciences 14
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 12
Network and System Administration/administrator
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 2
Construction Trades 5
Carpentry/carpenter 5
Education 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2
Engineering Technology 10 13
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician 10 13
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 56 385
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 29
Health and Wellness 1
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 15
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 5 51
Medical/clinical Assistant 12
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 272
Pharmacy Technician/assistant 5
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant 13
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 38
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 15
Criminal Justice/police Science 15
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician
Legal and Law Studies 1 2
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary 1 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 343 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 343 5
Mechanics and Repairers 14 3
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 7 1
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician 7 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 5 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
Precision Production Trades 10 23
Tool and Die Technology/technician 10 2
Welding Technology/welder 21
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special admission requirements for nursing and physical therapy assistants.


Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A
Agricultural Business A
Agricultural Production A
Agricultural Supplies A
Agriculture – General A
Farm/Ranch Management A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A

Computer & Information Sciences

System Administration A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C

Education

Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Physical Education A
Secondary Education A

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Electronics A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration A

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology C
Machine Tool Technology A
Tool/Die Technology A
Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Criminology A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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