Northeastern Junior College was founded in 1941 in Sterling, Colorado. Northeastern is a residential Liberal Arts and Agriculture based college with extensive Career and Technical Education programs. Northeastern takes pride in offering a wide array of college services, including residence life and student housing options, athletics, and performing arts programming to create an intimate college experience. With practical hands on instruction lead by predominately full time faculty who also serve as advisors to provide a caring and supportive learning environment. Northeastern offers classes at their main campus in Sterling, Colorado and an additional campus in Yuma, Colorado to service students in the five counties of Northeast Colorado. Northeastern has over 60 certificate and degree options for students to explore, as well as guaranteed transfer programs to all four-year public college institutions.