North Iowa Area Community College: Review & Facts

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North Iowa Area Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,950 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1918 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Mason City, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
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 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
66%
Fair
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.

The rate of student retention at North Iowa Area Community College is relatively low at 66% (close to Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at North Iowa Area Community College is low: 44%. Roughly 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at North Iowa Area Community College is reasonably decent: 20:1. Read more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,900
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - around $6,100 per year. The additional fees at North Iowa Area Community College beyond tuition are around $800, which comes to $6,900 annually.

Read the details about North Iowa Area Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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
$2,600
Low
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
B
Dicey
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 $2,600 a year.

Based on the college crime information, North Iowa Area Community College appears to be a generally 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
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