Seattle Community College-North Campus

9600 College Way North
Seattle, WA 98103-3599
Tel: (206)934-3600
6,027 students
Public institution
North Seattle Community College provides a supportive, responsive teaching and learning environment distinguished by its commitment to openness, innovation, and excellence in education.
School Highlights:
Seattle Community College-North Campus serves 6,027 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Seattle Community College-North Campus is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
The nearest community college is Pima Medical Institute-Seattle (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

Seattle Community College-North Campus Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,027 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,027 students
1,303 students
Seattle Community College-North Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,144 students
836 students
Seattle Community College-North Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,883 students
1,046 students
Seattle Community College-North Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Seattle Community College-North Campus sch enrollment Seattle Community College-North Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
15%
2%
Seattle Community College-North Campus Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Seattle Community College-North Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
Seattle Community College-North Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
63%
67%
Seattle Community College-North Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
6%
2%
Seattle Community College-North Campus More (2008-2012)
Seattle Community College-North Campus sch ethnicity Seattle Community College-North Campus sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.57 0.45
Seattle Community College-North Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,862 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,052 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,862 $5,940
Seattle Community College-North Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,052 $10,047
Seattle Community College-North Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Established in 1970, NSCC is an accredited two-year public college. It is is one of 34 community and technical colleges in Washington and is part of the Seattle Community College District, which also includes Seattle Central and South Seattle Community Colleges and the Seattle Vocational Institute. NSCC is located in the Northgate area five miles north of the Seattle city center in a quiet residential neighborhood. The college is easily accessed from I-5. Its modern campus occupies 62 acres, including 11 acres of environmentally sensitive wetlands. North Seattle Community College is known for the breadth of its educational choices, the support it provides its students, and the excellence of its instruction. Our programs prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university and/or enter the workforce. NSCC also offers basic education, English-as-a-second-language, and continuing education classes. NSCC offers more than 40 career training programs and has a robust selection of continuing education and college preparation courses. NSCC is a member of the Seattle Community College District and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
Seattle community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Seattle is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.