North Iowa Area Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

North Iowa Area Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,280 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1918 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Mason City, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at North Iowa Area Community College.

North Iowa Area Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
59%
The rate of student retention at North Iowa Area Community College is low at 59% (way below Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at North Iowa Area Community College is low: 46%. Roughly 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at North Iowa Area Community College is decent: 17:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,500
Average tuition pricing is low - around $5,700 per year. The additional fees at North Iowa Area Community College beyond tuition are around $800, which comes to $6,500 annually.

Read the details about North Iowa Area Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at North Iowa Area Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (641) 423-1264 or check North Iowa Area Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,100
North Iowa Area Community College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at North Iowa Area Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
North Iowa Area Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: approximately $2,100 a year.

Based on the college crime information, North Iowa Area Community College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

North Iowa Area Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: North Iowa Area Community College, 500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401, USA
Location Map - Street View:
North Iowa Area Community College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
North Iowa Area Community College Location Map - City View

Learn More About North Iowa Area Community College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Iowa Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Read information about 50 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Davenport, Sioux City, Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Cedar Falls, and 33 more cities. About 4,200 accounting and finance degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for accounting and finance degree programs in IA: $17,100.

Agriculture
Read information about 20 agriculture schools and colleges in Council Bluffs, Marshalltown, Ankeny, Fort Dodge, Sioux City, Davenport, Ottumwa, and 17 other cities. Around 1,400 agriculture degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for agriculture degree programs in IA is roughly $13,100.

Automotive and Mechanic
Read information about 15 automotive and mechanic schools and colleges in Sioux City, Creston, Mason City, Calmar, West Burlington, Des Moines, Sheldon, and 12 more cities. Around 600 automotive and mechanic degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for automotive and mechanic programs in IA - $5,600.

Business
Detailed information about 53 business schools and colleges in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Sioux City, Davenport, Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Mason City, and 34 other cities. Around 13,800 business diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for business programs in IA is roughly $13,100.

Carpentry
Read information about 9 carpentry schools and colleges in Fort Dodge, Cedar Rapids, Sheldon, Estherville, Calmar, Mason City, Creston, Ankeny, and Sioux City. Approximately 100 carpentry diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for carpentry programs in IA is around $5,100.

Computer Science
We reviewed 55 computer science schools and colleges in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Des Moines, Davenport, Sioux City, Cedar Falls, Council Bluffs, and 35 other cities. About 2,800 computer science degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in IA: $13,200.

Criminal Justice
Detailed information about 36 criminal justice schools and colleges in Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Dubuque, Cedar Falls, Mason City, Sioux City, Bettendorf, and 26 more cities. Approximately 4,000 criminal justice degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for criminal justice degree programs in IA is roughly $11,800.

Economics
Detailed information about 18 economics schools and colleges in Mason City, Davenport, Indianola, Waverly, Cedar Falls, Orange City, Des Moines, and 15 more cities. About 500 economics diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for economics programs in IA: $24,800.

Education
Our listing contains 46 education schools and colleges in Dubuque, Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Sioux City, Des Moines, Iowa City, Cedar Falls, and 26 more cities. About 7,400 education degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for education degree programs in IA is about $16,000.

Electrical and Electronics
Our listing contains 17 electrical and electronics schools and colleges in Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Mason City, Calmar, West Burlington, and 12 more cities. Approximately 600 electrical and electronics degrees are granted every year. Average tuition price for electrical and electronics programs in IA is around $6,500.

Firefighting
We reviewed 14 firefighting schools and colleges in Mason City, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Calmar, Forest City, Urbandale, Iowa Falls, and 9 more cities. About 200 firefighting diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for firefighting degree programs in IA is around $10,300.

General Studies
Learn about 51 general studies schools and colleges in Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Sioux City, Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Cedar Falls, and 34 other cities. Approximately 10,400 general studies diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for general studies degree programs in IA: $8,900.

Graphic Design and Animation
We list 22 graphic design and animation schools and colleges in Cedar Rapids, Sioux City, Des Moines, Davenport, Mount Pleasant, Fort Dodge, Ankeny, and 13 other cities. Around 500 graphic design and animation degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for graphic design and animation programs in IA is about $14,500.

HVAC
Detailed information about 8 hvac schools and colleges in Mason City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Des Moines, Calmar, Sioux City, Davenport, and Ankeny. About 200 hvac degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for hvac degree programs in IA is roughly $6,300.

Industrial Technologies
Our directory contains 19 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Des Moines, Sheldon, Council Bluffs, Mason City, Calmar, Fayette, Waterloo, and 16 more cities. Approximately 1,200 industrial technologies diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for industrial technologies programs in IA - $6,400.

Management
Our listing contains 52 management schools and colleges in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Sioux City, Davenport, Council Bluffs, Cedar Falls, and 31 more cities. Approximately 14,900 management degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for management programs in IA: $13,100.

Marketing and Advertising
Get details on 29 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Sioux City, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Indianola, Dubuque, Mason City, Ankeny, and 21 other cities. Approximately 1,400 marketing and advertising diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for marketing and advertising degree programs in IA - $18,900.

Medical
We list 46 medical schools and colleges in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo, Council Bluffs, and 30 other cities. About 3,700 medical degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for medical programs in IA is approximately $13,800.

Medical Assistant
Our listing contains 37 medical assistant schools and colleges in Sioux City, Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Waterloo, Mason City, and 21 other cities. Approximately 4,300 medical assistant degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for medical assistant degree programs in IA - $9,300.

Nursing
Learn about 40 nursing schools and colleges in Sioux City, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Dubuque, Des Moines, Waterloo, Cedar Falls, and 26 more cities. Approximately 5,600 nursing degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for nursing programs in IA: $10,700.

Occupational Therapy
Get details on 32 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Sioux City, Indianola, Ottumwa, Mount Vernon, and 24 more cities. Around 1,400 occupational therapy diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for occupational therapy programs in IA is roughly $21,500.

Office and Clerical Services
Learn more about 20 office and clerical services schools and colleges in Ankeny, Mason City, Council Bluffs, Fort Dodge, Waterloo, Calmar, Sheldon, and 16 other cities. Approximately 500 office and clerical services diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for office and clerical services degree programs in IA is around $5,900.

Paralegal
Our directory contains 15 paralegal schools and colleges in Mason City, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Davenport, Bettendorf, Estherville, Urbandale, and 9 more cities. Around 1,500 paralegal diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for paralegal programs in IA is about $10,300.

Pharmacy
Read about 9 pharmacy schools and colleges in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Ottumwa, Estherville, Sioux City, Ankeny, Mason City, Des Moines, and Sheldon. Approximately 400 pharmacy degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for pharmacy programs in IA is roughly $23,600.

Physical Therapy
Our directory contains 10 physical therapy schools and colleges in Des Moines, Iowa City, Davenport, Ottumwa, Dubuque, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Mason City, and Sioux City. Around 300 physical therapy degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for physical therapy programs in IA is approximately $16,400.

Radiology Technology
Get details on 13 radiology technology schools and colleges in Sioux City, Des Moines, Fort Dodge, Cedar Rapids, Mason City, Sheldon, Calmar, and 8 more cities. Around 300 radiology technology diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for radiology technology degree programs in IA: $14,400.

Resort and Hospitality
We list 9 resort and hospitality schools and colleges in Davenport, Des Moines, Ankeny, Fort Dodge, Ames, Estherville, Cedar Rapids, and Mason City. Approximately 200 resort and hospitality diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for resort and hospitality programs in IA is approximately $11,600.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Detailed information about 16 retailing and wholesaling schools and colleges in Davenport, Sioux City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Mason City, Calmar, Estherville, and 10 more cities. About 300 retailing and wholesaling degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for retailing and wholesaling degree programs in IA: $7,900.

Social Work
Learn about 31 social work schools and colleges in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Cedar Falls, Dubuque, Mason City, Davenport, Fort Dodge, and 22 more cities. About 3,700 social work degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for social work programs in IA is roughly $13,500.

Welding
Our directory contains 14 welding schools and colleges in West Burlington, Estherville, Sheldon, Cedar Rapids, Marshalltown, Waterloo, Davenport, and 11 more cities. Around 500 welding degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for welding degree programs in IA is about $5,900.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges