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Northeastern Junior College (NJC)

100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO

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Northeastern Junior College in Sterling Colorado offers over 80 programs of study, and is the largest two-year residential college in Colorado. It is best known for its Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences programs, which offers an Associates in Practical and Registered nursing.

You may apply for free and NJC is an open enrollment college, so if you apply you’re in; however, please be advised acceptance doesn’t guarantee admission to all majors. NJC’s campus life boasts “your home away from home” – providing student residences with 6 fully modernized housing facilities. For more information on student life at NJC please follow the link.

NJC is also well known for its abundant online courses, including:

  • Web Page Design
  • Biology
  • Music Appreciation

Northeastern provides a variety of course formats as well, from fully online to hybrid.

There are over 2,000 students currently enrolled at NJC in Colorado.

Education and opportunities include:

  • Several degree options available including A.A, A.S, A.G.S, A.A.S and certificate programs
  • Advanced degree programs available
  • GED upgrading and exam
  • Honors program

Through NJC’s advanced degree programs, certain colleges and universities have agreements through Northeastern Junior College, including:

  • University of Phoenix
  • Regis University
  • Colorado State University

For more information on advanced degrees and partnered schools please follow the link.

The costs for tuition are:

  • For residents – 1 Credit in state tuition $183.50
  • Out of State - $392.15
  • Online Courses - CCC Online Resident & NJC Online $261.30
  • For room and board costs and information please follow the link.

For financial aid, NJC provides a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are also provided with a payment plan option, along with other aid options including scholarships, grants and work study loans.

Please visit Northeastern Junior College’s Homepage for any additional information you may need. 

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,100-$3,800
    • Out-of-State: $4,700-$5,638
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $130-$160 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $200-$240 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships81%$4,527
Receiving Student Loans48%$6,129
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Northeastern Junior College may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Colorado.

 NJCLogan CountyColorado
Graduation Rate35.9%-24.9%
Transfer-out Rate11.1%-13.6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2011)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Northeastern Junior College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Security and Protective Services

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
89%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,284