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North Iowa Area Community College

North Iowa Area Community College

North Iowa Area Community College, also known as NIACC, is located in Mason City, Iowa, United States. It was established in 1918 as Mason City Junior College. In 1965, it became North Iowa Area Community College and, in 1970, moved to its current location in Mason City. The campus spreads across 500 acres of land. It offers enrollment to more than 3,000 students every year.

NIACC offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Science Business, and Associate in Applied Science degrees. Students can also opt for transfer certificates or online courses.

Students of the college participate in a variety of clubs and organizations. These include the Art Club, Dance Team, Multicultural Student Union, and Phi Theta Kappa. The athletics department fields men's and women's teams in basketball, track and field, wrestling, baseball, football, golf, soccer, cross country, softball, and volleyball. The teams are known as the Trojans.

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North Iowa Area Community College
500 College Dr
Mason City , IA 50401
General Phone: (641) 423-1264
http://www.niacc.edu

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North Iowa Area Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts300liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine287EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Business and Management51business management, accounting, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, sales and marketing, financial services marketing
Medical Administration33medical secretary
Medical Support and Technology30medical assistant
Agricultural Science and Management19agricultural economics, agricultural supply, agricultural technology, agricultural production
Mechanics and Repair17HVAC, automobile mechanics
Therapy and Counseling17physical therapist assistant
Family and Social Work15human services
Computer Science and Engineering13web design, computer networking, system administration
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Production Trades12tool and die tech, welding
Office and Administration11administrative assistant
Construction Trades7carpentry
Hospitality4hospitality management
Education and Teaching3early childhood education
Media2desktop publishing and imaging
Law2legal secretary
Engineering Technician1electronics tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0sports and fitness management

Number of programs and degrees for North Iowa Area Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree48430
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11513
Award of less than 1 academic year2388

North Iowa Area Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Iowa Area Community College had a total enrollment of 3,272 students (2,274 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 18%
18-19 37%
20-21 16%
22-24 7%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Iowa87%
Minnesota5%
Florida2%
Illinois1%
Nebraska1%
(International Students)1%
Missouri1%

North Iowa Area Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 38 %

North Iowa Area Community College Room and Board (2007)

North Iowa Area Community College offers campus housing for 480 of its 2,274 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Mason City, Iowa for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Iowa Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

North Iowa Area Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,488
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,041
Room and board $ 4,536
Room charge $ 1,814
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,722
Books and supplies $ 817
Other expenses $ 2,093

Financial Aid:
North Iowa Area Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 187700)

North Iowa Area Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track5530

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year12$65,3167$61,792
All faculty totalcalendar year12$65,3167$61,792

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year43$54,56823$53,795
All faculty totalacademic year43$54,56823$53,795

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

North Iowa Area Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total11655171
Football49049
Baseball91221
Basketball19019
Track231538
All Other Sports162844

North Iowa Area Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling

Business And Management
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Hospitality
Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Law
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Media
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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North Iowa Area Community College Highlights

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What Sets North Iowa Area Community College Apart:

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Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%North Iowa Area Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%North Iowa Area Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%North Iowa Area Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%North Iowa Area Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%North Iowa Area Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%North Iowa Area Community College Number of students

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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