Northeastern Junior College

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Northeastern Junior College
Northeastern Junior College
A view of the central quad, including the clock tower.
Type Public
Established 1941
President Jay Lee
Location Sterling, Colorado, United States
Mascot Plainsmen

Northeastern Junior College (NJC) is a two-year junior college located in Sterling, Colorado, in the United States. It is a member college of the Colorado Community College System.


The college offers over 80 programs of study,[1] with classes held at the campus or online. In addition to traditional course offerings, the college offers classes in agriculture, including equine management and turf management, cosmetology, nursing, and wind energy technology.


The main campus is on the northern side of Sterling, Colorado. Buildings on the campus include the Event Center, which includes the Jackson Edwards Arena, where sporting and concert events are held, and a fitness center. The campus also includes a number of dormitories, and it has a bookstore and the Monahan Library. The Hays Student Center functions as the campus' student union.


NJC offers team sports in baseball, men's and women's basketball, golf, rodeo, softball, men's soccer, and volleyball. NJC has added women's soccer and men's wrestling for the 2016-2017 season. The college owns and operates the Northeastern 18 golf course,[2] which it uses for its golf team and also for its turf management curriculum. The golf course has a restaurant called the Plainsman Grill which the college uses for its culinary arts classes.


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