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Study at North Iowa Area Community College

North Iowa Area Community College, also known as NIACC, is located in Mason City, Iowa, United States. It was established in 1918 as Mason City Junior College. In 1965, it became North Iowa Area Community College and, in 1970, moved to its current location in Mason City. The campus spreads across 500 acres of land. It offers Enrolment to more than 3, 000 students every year.

NIACC offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Science–Business, and Associate in Applied Science degrees. Students can also opt for transfer certificates or online courses.

Students of the college participate in a variety of clubs and organizations. These include the Art Club, Dance Team, Multicultural Student Union, and Phi Theta Kappa. The athletics department fields men's and women's teams in basketball, track and field, wrestling, baseball, football, golf, soccer, cross country, softball, and volleyball. The teams are known as the Trojans.

Profile of North Iowa Area Community College

North Iowa Area Community College is located in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Mason City, IA. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at North Iowa Area Community College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study nursing and emergency medicine and liberal arts.

North Iowa Area Community College Selectivity

North Iowa Area Community College maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 3, 272 students (2, 224 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

North Iowa Area Community College has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. North Iowa Area Community College does offer meal plans to students. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

North Iowa Area Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts367liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine266nursing assistant, registered nursing, EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management67business management, accounting technology, accounting, entrepreneurship, sales and marketing, financial services marketing
Computer Science and Engineering27computer networking, web design, system administration
Medical administration21medical secretary
Mechanics and Repair20alternative fuel vehicle tech, HVAC
Medical Support and Technology16medical assistant
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Therapy and Counselling10physical therapist assistant
office and Administration10administrative assistant
Agricultural Science and Management9agricultural supply, agricultural production, agricultural economics, agricultural technology
Production Trades8tool and die tech, welding
Construction Trades7carpentry
Law3legal secretary
Family and Social Work3human services
Hospitality2hospitality management
Engineering Technician1mechanical drafting, electronics tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1sports and fitness management

Contact: North Iowa Area Community College

North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr

Mason City, IA 50401

General Phone: (641) 423-1264


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