Name: Northland Pioneer College
President/CEO: Jeanne Swarthout
Campus Setting: Town, Remote
Year Established: 1974
Governing Board Website
Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data
2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 3,950
Part Time: 75.6%
Full Time: 24.4%
Native American: 29.2%
Total Minority: 37.4%
Quote from the President
"Northland Pioneer College's focus is on learning--whether it is helping improve the math or reading skills of an adult learner, preparing students to transfer to a four-year university, teaching technical skills to enter the workforce, or instructing those pursuing a personal interest or hobby. Our students can choose from a wide variety of programs, offered in a number of formats with small class sizes and high academic standards."
- NPC is a pioneer in using instructional audio/video technology that allows the college to serve a 21,000-square-mile service area.
- The college has one of the lowest tuition rates in Arizona.
- NPC's nursing and welding programs are among the best in the state.