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About Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska

Facts and Figures

Northeast Community College represents a way of thinking about higher education that proves it's possible to balance high-quality academics with high-impact experiences. Northeast offers a way that is more responsible, more accountable and more aligned with the realities of the future.

Get to know Northeast by the Numbers

50+Clubs & Organizations

80+Events to Attend

130+Degrees & Programs

Northeast Students

98%Of high schools

in Northeast’s 20-county service area
are represented in the student body​

Northeast Community College's Campus


in credit and non-credit offerings

Northeast Community College's Campus

84international students

Degree-Seeking Students
in non-credit programs
students in adult education programs

Pathways To Your Educational Goals​

Campus Life

Campus Experience

548 Students Live On-Campus

Pursue your degree at a campus that offers much more than just an academic environment. Finding ways to get involved in student life is easy with hundreds of opportunities.

Student Life On Campus

Commuter Life

50+ Clubs and Organizations

Clubs, organizations, intramurals, leadership opportunities, an Honor Society and more create a robust campus experience and give students opportunities to grow outside the classroom.

Student Experience

Hawks logo

8 Intercollegiate Athletics Teams

As home to the Hawks, Northeast competes at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I and II levels, and is a member of the Iowa Community College Athletic Association (ICCAC).

Northeast Hawks

Economic Impact

$1=$6For every $1 invested in Northeast, students gain $6 in lifetime earnings

Northeast Community College's Campus

1 of every 34Jobs are supported by Northeast
in the 20-County Region

Northeast Community College's Campus

added regional income

Taxpayers gainTaxpayers gain added tax revenue/public sector savings $1.20. Nebraska residents gain $7 in added income and social savings

About Our Campuses


368Full-time staff and faculty

383Part-time staff and adjunct faculty



20County service area

Innovation in Education

Students standing by Northeast sign

Aspen Institute

Northeast Community College has been recognized in the top 150 of America’s community colleges by the prestigious Aspen Institute seven times since 2011, including being named a top 10 national finalist in 2017.

Aspen News Article

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Military Friendly

Northeast Community College has earned the 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey.

Military Friendly News Article

SkillsUSA medal winners and instructors in Atlanta

Student Excellence

Northeast earned medals in three categories at the 2024 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Northeast agriculture students placed second overall at the NACTA Judging Conference. Business students earned four top 10 awards at the Future Business Leaders of America National Conference.

Ensuring Excellence in Programming

Vet Tech Building


Northeast will be increasing its presence at its South Sioux City extended campus by expanding offerings in CDL truck driving and welding.

South Sioux City Expanding