Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) serves eight counties in northeast Iowa and surrounding areas. Offering academic programs of study in a variety of disciplines, in addition to online and blended learning, customized business and industry training, short-term certification options and adult education and literacy, the College is committed to affordable, high-quality education and training to ensure the growth and vitality of northeast Iowa.

Mission Statement

Northeast Iowa Community College provides in-demand education and training focused on improving lives, driving business success and advancing community vitality.

Vision Statement

Northeast Iowa Community College will be the premier source for in-demand education, workforce training and partnerships, through innovative thinking and talent development.


Service: We listen, identify and respond to the needs and expectations of our internal and external communities.

Respect: We show consideration for one another and encourage diverse perspectives to build trust, cooperation and accountability.

Stewardship: We use our resources in a responsible, impactful and sustainable manner.

Innovation: We foster the development and advancement of ideas through individual and team creativity.

Integrity: We are ethically accountable to ourselves and others.

Resiliency: We learn from our experiences, refocus and seize the opportunity to improve and persist.