Northland Pioneer College


Who We Are

Established in 1972, Navajo County Community College District, or Northland Pioneer College (NPC), is a publicly supported community college located in Navajo County, Arizona. The college’s first students enrolled for the fall semester of 1974.  We offer studies in Associate of Arts, AAS Computer Technology, AAS Industrial Maintenance, Associate of Science and Associate Applied Science.

The Navajo County Community College District serves Navajo and Apache counties, an area of 21,158 square miles with a 2007 U.S. Census Bureau permanent population estimate of 187,985.The Navajo, Hopi and White Mountain Apache Indian Reservations occupy more than 66 percent of the total land in the College service area and account for 60 percent of the area’s population.

Campuses are located within four of the largest Navajo County communities of Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake/Taylor and Winslow. Five centers are located in Hopi, Kayenta, St.Johns, Springerville/Eagar and Whiteriver. Educational sites are established as educational needs and opportunities arise. 

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Associate of Arts   ASSOC    
Associate of General Studies   ASSOC    
Associate of Science   ASSOC    
Automotive Technology (ATO)   CERT, ASSOC    
Automotive Technology (ATO) - Brake and Transmission Systems   CERT    
Automotive Technology (ATO) - Drive Train, Suspension and Steering, HVAC   CERT    
Automotive Technology (ATO) - Electrical and Electronics Systems   CERT    
Automotive Technology (ATO) - Engine Performance   CERT    
Automotive Technology (ATO) - Engine Repair   CERT    
Business (BUS) - Accounting   ASSOC    
Business (BUS) - Accounting Fundamentals   CERT    
Business (BUS) - Associate of Business   ASSOC    
Business (BUS) - Entrepreneurship   CERT, ASSOC    
Business (BUS) - Entrepreneurship Fundamentals   CERT    
Business (BUS) - Management and Leadership   CERT, ASSOC    
Business (BUS) - Management and Leadership Fundamentals   CERT    
Business (BUS) - Medical Office Technologies   CERT, ASSOC    
Business (BUS) - Medical Office Technologies Fundamentals   CERT    
Business (BUS) - Medical Transcription   CERT, ASSOC    
Business (BUS) - Medical Transcription Fundamentals   CERT    
Business (BUS) - Modern Office Technologies   CERT, ASSOC    
Business (BUS) - Modern Office Technologies Fundamentals   CERT    
Business (BUS) - Retail Management   ASSOC    
Business (BUS) - Retail Management Fundamentals   CERT    
Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Commercial Graphics Fundamentals   CERT    
Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Computer Information Systems   CERT, ASSOC    
Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Graphic Design   CERT, ASSOC    
Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Network and PC Support   CERT    
Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Web Design   CERT, ASSOC    
Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Web Development   CERT, ASSOC    
Construction Technology (CON)   CERT, ASSOC    
Construction Technology (CON) - Drafting   CERT    
Cosmetology (COS)   CERT, ASSOC    
Cosmetology (COS) - Cosmetology Instructor   CERT    
Cosmetology (COS) - Nail Technician   CERT    
Early Childhood Development (ECD) - Early Childhood Management   CERT, ASSOC    
Early Childhood Development (ECD) - Family Care   CERT, ASSOC    
Early Childhood Development (ECD) - Infant/Toddler   CERT, ASSOC    
Early Childhood Development (ECD) - Preschool   CERT, ASSOC    
Early Childhood Development (ECD) - School Age   CERT, ASSOC    
Early Childhood Development (ECD) - Special Needs   CERT, ASSOC    
Education (EDU) - Associate of Arts in Elementary Education   ASSOC    
Education (EDU) - Education Professions   CERT    
Education (EDU) - Educational Assistant   CERT    
Education (EDU) - Special Needs Educational Assistant   CERT, ASSOC    
Film and Digital Video   ASSOC    
Fire Science (FRS)   CERT, ASSOC    
Fire Science (FRS) - Driver/Operator   CERT    
Fire Science (FRS) - Firefighter   CERT    
Fire Science (FRS) - Leadership   CERT    
Human Services (HUS) - Redidential Child/Youth Care Assistant   CERT, ASSOC    
Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO) - Electrical   CERT, ASSOC    
Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO) - Industrial Plant Operations   CERT, ASSOC    
Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO) - Instrumentation   CERT, ASSOC    
Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO) - Mechanical Maintenance   CERT, ASSOC    
Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO) - Operations/Maintenance   CERT, ASSOC    
Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO) - Wastewater Collection and Treatment   CERT    
Industrial Maintenance and Operations (IMO) - Water Supply and Treatment   CERT    
Mechatronics Engineering Technology (MET)   ASSOC    
Medical Assistant (MDA)   CERT, ASSOC    
Nursing (NUR) - CNA to RN   ASSOC    
Nursing (NUR) - Paramedic to RN   ASSOC    
Nursing (NUR) - Practical Nursing   CERT    
Nursing Assistant (NAT)   CERT    
Paramedicine (EMT)   ASSOC    
Welding (WLD) - All programs   CERT, ASSOC    

Enrollment Information

All students must be admitted to Northland Pioneer College to enroll in courses at the college. Admission may be made by fully completing all the required information on an Application Form. Students are encouraged to complete the online application form by going to Students are then admitted as part of the registration process. All applicants will be issued an official letter confirming their admission to NPC. The acceptance letter will most likely contain very important information about decisions and deadlines, and the student must comply with deadlines. The student is required to have a high school diploma showing graduation date and transcripts. If the student has previously attended college, a transcript is required.

Contact Information

For information on the eligible programs at the WUE rate, please contact us:

Northland Pioneer College
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 610
Holbrook, Arizona 86025
(928) 524-7459