Northwest Iowa Community College

Northwest Iowa Community College

SHELDON—The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million 2021 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges.

Criteria in choosing the colleges included learning, completion rates, employment rates and earnings and equity.

The top 10 finalists for the 2021 Aspen Prize will be named in May and a distinguished jury will make award decisions in spring 2021.