Norfolk residents need not look far to extend their lifelong learning opportunities. Wayne State College, Mount Marty College, University of South Dakota, Central Community College, Briar Cliff University, Morningside College, Western IA Community College, Midland Lutheran College, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Omaha and Creighton University and Nebraska Christian College all lie within 125 miles of Norfolk.
Northeast Community College’s main campus in Norfolk provides a range of courses for its 7,500 students looking to either brush up on skills or to pick up credits toward a four-year college. Northeast Community College also works actively with local business and industry to meet their specialized development and training needs through its Lifelong Learning Center. It recently expanded its part-time adult learning classes to meet the needs of the non-traditional student working to start a new career or earn career advancement.