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 Northeast Community College 

Name: Northeast Community College
President: Michael Chipps
City: Norfolk
State: NE
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Town, Remote
Year Established: 1973 (due to merger of Northeastern Nebraska College, formerly Norfolk Junior College, and Northeast Nebraska Technical College)

Governing Board Website

Northeast Community College

Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2013 IPEDS Data

2013 Fall Enrollment
Total: 5,145
Part Time: 57%
Full Time: 43%

Male: 53%
Female: 47%

African American/Black: 1.2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native: 0.7%
Asian: 0.4%
Hispanic/Latino: 7.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
Two or more races: 0.8%
Unknown: 4.6%
White: 83.8%

Northeast Community College President

Michael Chipps

Northeast Community College Board Chair

John Davies
Board Chair

Quote from the President

"Northeast Community College is dynamic and at the cutting edge of many initiatives. The McIntosh College of Nursing houses Northeast and the University of Nebraska Medical Center nursing programs from basic nurse aide through master's degree. In addition, the College Center in South Sioux City has been designed to combine courses and programs from Northeast and Wayne State colleges which lead to certificates and diplomas in addition to associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Northeast attended a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony at the United States Department of Agriculture headquarters. The memorandum encourages increased cooperation between USDA Rural Development and rural community colleges to develop partnerships and work together to strengthen rural economies."

Interesting Facts

  • Northeast Community College is named one of the nation’s top 120 community colleges by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program.
  • 87% of the 2012 graduating class are working in a position related to their program of study.
  • 91% of those who continued their education chose to attend a Nebraska college or university.
  • Last year, Northeast broke ground on its latest building. The 66,613-square-foot Applied Technology Education and Training Building will house the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Building Construction, Electromechanical, Electrical Construction and Control, and a portion of the Wind Energy Technology programs.
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