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North Idaho College

North Idaho College


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Founded in 1933, North Idaho College (NIC) is a comprehensive community college located on the stunning shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. NIC offers a broad spectrum of career paths for students to choose from, with more than 80 academic degree, and career and technical education certificate programs. These career pathways at NIC cover various interest areas, including arts, communications and humanities; healthcare; science, technology, engineering and math; business administration and management; manufacturing and trades; and social sciences and human services. Approximately 4,300 students are enrolled in credit classes and more than 5,800 participate annually in non-credit courses.

Beyond Coeur d'Alene, NIC meets the diverse educational needs of residents of Idaho's five northern counties with the NIC Sandpoint center in Sandpoint, Idaho, online services and courses, and comprehensive outreach services. The college's regional facilities include the NIC Parker Technical Education Center in Rathdrum and the Workforce Training Center in Post Falls.


NIC's main campus rests on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene, along the Spokane river.
NIC's graduation is marked by a unique tradition called the Commencement Walk.
NIC has a nursing program and a wide spectrum of health profession programs.
NIC offers more than 40 career and technical education programs.
NIC has its own beach and offers group fitness, outdoor pursuits, and recreational sports.
NIC regularly offers free fine arts performances in Boswell Hall, Schuler Performing Arts Center.
NIC has a stunning campus just five minutes from downtown Coeur d'Alene.

Rep/Contact Info

Tom Greene
Interim Chief Communications and Gov't Relations Officer
Kristin Howard
Interim Exec Assistant to the President
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Dr. Nick Swayne