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Northeast Alabama Community College is a public institution located in Rainsville, Alabama. Northeast is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

230 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Northeast Alabama Community College?

Location of Northeast Alabama Community College

Contact details for Northeast are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 138 Highway 35, Rainsville, AL 35986
Phone: 256-638-4418

How Do I Get Into Northeast?

You can apply to Northeast online at:

Since Northeast Alabama Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Northeast Alabama Community College?

12% Take Out Loans
12.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Northeast, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $3,825 a year. That adds up to $15,300 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northeast is 12.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Northeast Alabama Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,176 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,981 undergraduate students at Northeast, with 1,176 being full-time and 1,805 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Northeast

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,176 full-time undergraduates at Northeast, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Northeast

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northeast Alabama Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Northeast Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 22
Hispanic or Latino 152
White 924
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 69

Over 5 countries are represented at Northeast. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Tanzania, Botswana, and China.

Online Learning at Northeast Alabama Community College

433 Took All Classes Online
1,634 Took At Least One Class Online
15.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,634 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Northeast has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Northeast

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northeast Alabama Community College was 15.7%. This is the #883 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northeast regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Northeast Alabama Community College Healthcare Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Medical/Clinical Assistant 79 22 0 101
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 44 4 0 48
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 40 40
Registered Nursing 0 39 0 39
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 125 65 40 230


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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