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Northeast Community College is a public institution situated in Norfolk, Nebraska. The location of Northeast is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

82 Undergraduate Degrees

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Northeast Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Northeast.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#34 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Northeast Community College?

Location of Northeast Community College

Contact details for Northeast are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
Phone: 402-371-2020

How Do I Get Into Northeast?

You can apply to Northeast online at:

Northeast Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Northeast Community College?

45% Take Out Loans
11.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Northeast, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $4,800 a year. That adds up to $19,200 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northeast is 11.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Northeast Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,053 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,258 undergraduate students at Northeast, with 2,053 being full-time and 3,205 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Northeast

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,053 full-time undergraduates at Northeast, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Northeast

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northeast Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Northeast Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 34
Hispanic or Latino 288
White 1,572
International Students 70
Other Races/Ethnicities 81

Over 29 countries are represented at Northeast. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Burkina Faso, Brazil, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Northeast Community College

906 Took All Classes Online
2,062 Took At Least One Class Online
2.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,062 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Northeast has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Northeast

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northeast Community College was 2.0%. This is the #1,351 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northeast regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Northeast Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 46 0 46
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 36 36
TOTAL 46 36 82


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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