Message From the President

Welcome to NIACC

Message from the President

We look forward to helping you discover North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC). NIACC has a long history of providing quality post- secondary educational opportunities in support of the College district and beyond. We are proud that NIACC was ranked #14 in the nation for student success (reported by CNNMoney.com, 2012). NIACC has also been placed in the top 10% of all colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. Student success is our top priority.

NIACC offers a long list of educational opportunities, including:

  • Adult and developmental education
  • Career and technical education
  • The first step to your bachelors degree
  • Workforce development
  • Entrepreneurial support
  • Continuing professional development and
  • Adult enrichment education

Why choose NIACC?

  • Almost 100 years of quality programming and service
  • Commitment to the success of our students
  • Quality faculty whose first priority is teaching and learning
  • 98% of NIACC career and technical graduates get jobs
  • Outstanding tuition value for a quality educational experience
  • Strong partnerships with district K-12 schools, Iowa college and universities and business and industry
  • A strong College Foundation directly supporting our students through its scholarship development efforts
  • The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s support to entrepreneurship and economic development in our region – the only such facility located on a community college campus in Iowa
  • A community that respects and honors diversity

NIACC is the perfect fit for you, no matter what your age and no matter what your interests are.


Dr. Steven Schulz