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Colleges / Northeastern Junior College

Northeastern Junior College

Sterling, CO 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About NE

Northeastern Junior College Overview

Northeastern Junior College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Sterling, Colorado. NE was founded in 1941 and enrolls 1,393 undergrads and no graduate students. NE offers housing for up to 578 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 50% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at NE!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of NE's theater groups.

NE does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? NE has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at NE on the Student Life page.

2022 NE Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
In-State Tuition $4,601
Out-of-State $6,902

Is NE a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer look at what NE offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at NE

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook NE Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from NE by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with NE directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Northeastern Junior College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

NE's endowment was valued at $1.2 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, NE spends about $4,427 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at NE

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on NE's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at NE.

Based on this information, is NE the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is NE a good school for you?

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Where is Northeastern Junior College Located?

NE is located in the small town setting of Sterling, Colorado.

If you would like to see NE for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 76 to Sterling, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Denver International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what NE and Sterling are like without leaving home.

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College Info

100 College Avenue Sterling, CO 80751-2399

Campus Setting: Small Town

NE Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to NE is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

NE ACT Scores

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NE SAT Scores

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NE Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$14,123

In State

$16,424

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,601
$6,902
Fees
$642
$642
Housing
$7,080
$7,080
Books
$1,800
$1,800

Student Life

Wondering what life at NE is like? There are approximately 1,393 students enrolled at NE. 51% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from CO and 8% percent of students are from other states.

51%

Full Time

49%

Part Time

92%

In State

8%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,393

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,243

Out-of-State

$7,544

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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