Northeast Community College: Narrative Description

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801 East Benjamin Ave, PO Box 469
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
Tel: (402)371-2020; Admissions: (402)844-7258; Fax: (402)644-0650; Web Site:

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1973. Setting: 205-acre small town campus. Endowment: $1.5 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $2975 per student. Total enrollment: 4,858. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. Full-time: 1,886 students, 44% women, 56% men. Part-time: 2,972 students, 46% women, 54% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 15 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 1% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 39% 25 or older, 11% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1560 full-time, $52 per hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $1950 full-time, $65 per hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $225 full-time, $7.50 per hour part-time. College room and board: $3500. College room only: $1900. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 42 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Campus Crusade for Christ, Diversified Ag Club, Electricians Club, Utility Line Club. Major annual events: Welcome Back Breakfast, Extreme Bowling Hypnotist, Fall Student/Staff Picnic. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, controlled dormitory access. 204 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2002-03. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Resource Center plus 1 other with 28,000 books, 3,025 serials, 1,298 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $200,000. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See Nebraska Christian College.

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