Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar

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Calmar, IA

University Website:  www.nicc.edu/
Apply Online:  www.nicc.edu/admissions/apply/

Coordinates: 41°00′57″N 92°24′25″W / 41.0159°N 92.4069°W / 41.0159; -92.4069 Northeast Iowa Community College serves the Iowa counties of Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, Winneshiek, Dubuque, and Delaware counties. It also includes sections of Bremer, Buchanan, Jones, Jackson, and Mitchell counties. The college is commonly referred to as NICC. There are two main campuses - Calmar and Peosta. The Peosta campus is 15 miles west of Dubuque. NICC also has a satellite campus in downtown Dubuque.

Originally, the school was known as Northeast Iowa Technical Institute (NITI). The school became a Community College in 1988, and was renamed NICC. The school is authorized by the Iowa Board of Education to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees as well as the GED. It offers programs in a number of vocational fields, as well as transfer programs for students wishing to continue their education at four-year institutions. The school had worked with the University of Dubuque to provide a transfer option for students looking to transfer to four-year programs. It recently obtained agreements with a number of four-year schools to guarantee that students will be able to transfer their credits. Additionally, the Peosta Campus houses the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS), a nationally accredited agricultural training center.

As part of a three-day Midwestern bus tour, President Barack Obama traveled to the college with members of his cabinet to host the White House Rural Economic Forum on August 16, 2011. President Donald Trump also hosted an economic roundtable in July 2018 at the college.

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Northeast Iowa Community College College Scholarships

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Maynard Jayne Student Scholarship

Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation

$1,000 November 15, 2024 See Details
 

Maynard Jayne Student Scholarship

Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation

award

$1,000

deadline

November 15, 2024
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INLA Community College Scholarship

Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association

$1,000 December 08, 2024 See Details
 

INLA Community College Scholarship

Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association

award

$1,000

deadline

December 08, 2024
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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

Varies Varies See Details
 

Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
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Iowa National Guard Educational Assistance Grant

Iowa College Student Aid Commission

Varies Varies See Details
 

Iowa National Guard Educational Assistance Grant

Iowa College Student Aid Commission

award

Varies

deadline

Varies
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Children of Fallen Iowa Service Members Scholarship

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs

Varies December 31, 2024 See Details
 

Children of Fallen Iowa Service Members Scholarship

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs

award

Varies

deadline

December 31, 2024
See Details