Located in the vibrant, friendly town of Sterling, Colorado, Northeastern offers big-school amenities at a small-school price. We are adapting to these uncertain times, prioritizing hands-on learning while maintaining the flexibility to move lecture classes to remote access. Our priority is to ensure a safe and rewarding learning environment.

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Discover NJC

Northeastern delivers a big-school experience at a small-school price. The numbers add up: 900 full-time students from around the world, more than 2,000 part-time students, more than 80 programs of study, and residence halls for more than 575 students.

Visit Campus

In addition to Northeastern Preview days, individual campus visits can be scheduled with the admissions department. Meet with an admissions staff member, take a tour of campus, and ask questions of an academic or faculty advisor.

Monahan Learning Center

The MLC promotes students' academic growth by providing a variety of services and assisting with individual academic needs in order to help students make the most of their educational experience. Student resources include the Library, Tutoring, Jumpstart, Trio Program & Accessibility Services.

Living On Campus

NJC has six on-campus residence halls that house more than 575 students. Northeastern is the largest two-year residential college in Colorado.

Students studying on the lawn of the Monahan Learning Center at Northeastern Junior College. Students can expect to receive free tutoring at the MLC, as well as many other services to help along their educational journey at NJC.
Student Activities

Northeastern offers students an amazing array of opportunities to get involved with fellow students, faculty and the local community. From student government to livestock judging, chess club to NJCAA athletics, opportunities to expand horizons through extracurricular involvement abound. Get involved, and discover how you can build lifelong relationships through enriching experiences beyond the classroom at Northeastern!


Our students come first. The faculty and staff of Northeastern are dedicated to helping every Northeastern student strive for and achieve their respective educational goals.


varsity athletic teams

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over 30 student clubs and organizations

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over 80 programs of study

Check out the events calendar for a full listing of Northeastern events.

Events calendar

Academic Calendar

Get Social

Engage and stay connected with what's going on around campus and with people—the students, faculty and staff who make learning and achievement at Northeastern such a positive, transformational experience.