The college offers over 80 programs of study,  with classes held at the campus or online. In addition to traditional course offerings, the college offers classes in agriculture, 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 and women's soccer, Livestock Judging, volleyball and wrestling.