Founded in 1933, North Idaho College (NIC) is a comprehensive community college located on the stunning shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. NIC offers degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer and career and technical education programs. Approximately 6,000 students are enrolled in credit classes and more than 4,400 participate annually in non-credit courses.
NIC’s beautiful main campus is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, a lakeside city in Kootenai County with a growing population of 157,000. The greater Spokane, Washington-Coeur d’Alene, Idaho area has more than 620,000 residents. The college also serves its five-county region through outreach centers in Bonners Ferry, Kellogg, and Sandpoint, as well as through online offerings. NIC plays a key role in the region’s economic development by preparing competent, trained employees for area businesses, industries, and governmental agencies.