Northeast Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

801 East Benjamin Avenue

Box 469

Norfolk, NE 68702-0469

(402) 844-7260

(800) 348-9033

Fax: (402) 844-7400

Contact: Sandy Hilliges

Coordinator of Admissions Services
Main Address

PO Box 469

Norfolk, NE 68702-0469

(402) 371-2020

Total undergrads: 5,140

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 791

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,528


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,263 $2,418 $2,511 $2,612 +4.02%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,080 $1,175 +8.80%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,990 $5,142 $5,194 $5,884 +13.28%
Other $1,861 $1,900 $1,940 $2,070 +6.70%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,670 $5,670 $5,600 $6,180 +10.36%
Other $2,187 $2,238 $2,270 $2,150 -5.29%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $10,114 $10,460 $10,725 $11,741 +9.47%
In-state Off Campus $11,120 $11,326 $11,461 $12,117 +5.72%
In-state with Family $3,263 $3,418 $3,591 $3,787 +5.46%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 606 83%
Grant or scholarship aid 525 72% $1,486,886 $2,832
• Federal grants 402 55% $1,004,835 $2,500
• Pell grants 299 41% $908,923 $3,040
• Other federal grants 103 14% $95,912 $931
State/local government grant or scholarships 128 18% $195,410 $1,527
Institutional grants or scholarships 197 27% $286,641 $1,455
Student loan aid 364 50% $1,447,515 $3,977
• Federal student loans 359 49% $1,418,425 $3,951
• Other student loans 5 1% $29,090 $5,818

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 633 108
Agriculture 53 1
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations 5
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/machine Technology 3
Agricultural Mechanization 1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
Agronomy and Crop Science 11
Animal Sciences 13
Applied Horticulture/horticultural Business Services, Other 7
Dairy Science 1
Farm/farm and Ranch Management 13
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 1
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 1
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 66 7
Accounting 13 1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 8 1
Banking and Financial Support Services 5
Business Administration and Management 26
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 1
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other 1
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 1
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other 6
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other 4
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
International Business/trade/commerce
Marketing/marketing Management
Merchandising and Buying Operations 4
Office Management and Supervision 1
Real Estate 1
Communication and Journalism Programs 2
Journalism 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 21 12
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/technician 6
Recording Arts Technology/technician 15 12
Computing and Information Sciences 18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 7
Computer and Information Sciences 2
Computer Programming/programmer 8
Computer Science 1
Construction Trades 78
Building Construction Technology 17
Electrician 26
Lineworker 35
Education 30 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 18
Music Teacher Education 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 2
Teacher Assistant/aide 2
Engineering 1
Pre-engineering 1
Engineering Technology 63 9
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad/cadd 38
Electromechanical Technology/electromechanical Engineering Technology 20
Energy Management and Systems Technology/technician 5 2
Industrial Technology/technician 7
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 1
English Language and Literature 1
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 124 52
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 2
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 41
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 17 2
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 9
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist 1
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant 13
Pre-dentistry Studies
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies 1
Pre-nursing Studies 16
Pre-pharmacy Studies 1
Pre-physical Therapy Studies 11
Pre-veterinary Studies
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 49
Surgical Technology/technologist 1
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician and Veterinary Assistant 12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 6
Corrections 4
Criminal Justice/police Science 2
Legal and Law Studies 4 1
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary 1
Legal Assistant/paralegal 3 1
Pre-law Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 58
General Studies 18
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 40
Library Science 2
Library and Information Science 2
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanics and Repairers 62
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician 12
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 19
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician 25
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 3
Health and Physical Education/fitness 3
Personal and Culinary Services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
Physical Sciences
Precision Production Trades 25
Welding Technology/welder 25
Psychology 27
Psychology 27
Social Sciences 2
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Art/art Studies 4
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
Graphic Design 5
Music Management
Music Performance 2
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 requirements for nursing programs, physical therapy assistant program, and veterinary technician program. ACT or ASSET scores required for placement for students enrolling in 6 or more credit hours.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A
Agricultural Business A
Agricultural Equipment Technology A
Agricultural Mechanization A
Agricultural Production A
Agriculture – General A
Agronomy/Crop Science A
Animal Sciences A
Applied horticulture/horticultural business services A
Dairy Science C
Farm/Ranch Management A
Horticultural Services A
Horticulture Science A
Livestock Management A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A
Music Management/Merchandising A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Entrepreneurial Studies A
International Business A
Marketing Management A,C
Merchandising A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management C
Real Estate A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A
Recording Arts Technology A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science A
Computer Support Specialist A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Building construction, finishing A
Electrician A
Lineworker A


Early Childhood Education A,C
Elementary Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Secondary Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Electromechanical Technologies A
Energy Systems A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Dietetics A
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Surgical Technology A
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A
Automotive Technology A
Diesel Mechanics A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A
Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Police Science C

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

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.

Northeast Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(402) 371-2020
Type of School:2-year, Public
Address:801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,075
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,170 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,285
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,365
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,170

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Northeast Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northeast Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences16
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services86
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services72
Construction Trades3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields23
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs317
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Library Science1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians14
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Personal and Culinary Services11
Physical Sciences2
Precision Production3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total3272

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Northeast Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services43
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Library Science1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Social Sciences1
Grand total613

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northeast Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,554

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid67988%
Grant or scholarship aid50666%$4,170
Student loan aid33744%$4,824

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,21564%$2,510
Federal student loans1,19924%$5,073

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Northeast Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Northeast Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Northeast Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,075
Undergraduate enrollment5,075
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Northeast Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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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