Northeast Community College

Northeast Community College

Northeast Community College is a community college system located in Norfolk, Nebraska. It was founded by the state legislature in 1973. This comprehensive community college offers vocational/ technical, liberal arts, college transfer and continuing education programs to its students. The college was formed from the merger of two separate institutions - Northeastern Nebraska College and Northeast Nebraska Technical College.

NEC has an active student life. There are several clubs and organizations on campus, incluing the Student Activities Council and the Student Government Association.

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Northeast Community College
801 E Benjamin
Norfolk , NE 68702-0469
General Phone: (402) 371-2020

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Northeast Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine115EMT paramedic, pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair71HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, heavy truck tech
Business and Management71business management, accounting, entrepreneurship, banking, financial management, international business, marketing, merchandising and buying
Construction Trades63electrician, lineworker, building inspection and management
Liberal Arts52English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, library assistant, social services
Engineering Technician49electronics tech, electromechanical tech, architectural drafting
Education and Teaching46education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, music teaching
Therapy and Counseling41psychology, physical therapist assistant
Media36journalism, radio and TV tech, recording arts tech
Agricultural Science and Management36agriculture, agricultural operations, farm management, agricultural mechanization, agricultural machine tech, various agricutural courses
Medical Support and Technology24medical coding, veterinary assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, pre-pharmacy
Landscaping and Horticulture17applied horticulture, horticultural business, agronomy
Medical Administration17medical secretary, health and medical administrative
Office and Administration14office management, administrative assistant, general office occupations, business support services
Production Trades14welding
Security and Law Enforcement14corrections, criminal justice and police
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science, computer programming, computer science, computer support
Animal Science and Care9animal science, dairy science
Art Studies7art studies
Science7biology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, physics
Medicine5pre-med, pre-veterinary, medical preparatory
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5health and physical education
Law3pre-law, legal secretary, legal assistant
Music2music performance, music management
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate

Number of programs and degrees for Northeast Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree63378
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8115
Award of less than 1 academic year185

Northeast Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northeast Community College had a total enrollment of 5,149 students (3,173 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 25%
20-21 13%
22-24 7%
25-29 8%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 10%
50-64 9%
65+ 2%

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

South Dakota3%
(International Students)1%

Northeast Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 65 %

Northeast Community College Room and Board (2007)

Northeast Community College offers campus housing for 345 of its 3,173 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northeast Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,418
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,914
Room and board $ 5,142
Room charge $ 2,622
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,520
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,900

Financial Aid:
Northeast Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1166700)

Northeast Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year66$46,47840$42,020
All faculty totalacademic year66$46,47840$42,020

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

Northeast Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Northeast Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
Agriculture, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General
Dairy Science

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Merchandising and Buying Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech

Landscaping And Horticulture
Agronomy and Crop Science
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Recording Arts Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music Management and Merchandising
Music Performance, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pre-Nursing Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
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