Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline
WA, 98133-5696
Tel: (206)546-4101
6,054 students
Public institution

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Shoreline Community College demonstrates dedication to student success by providing rich opportunities to learn, excellence in teaching and comprehensive support services, in close collaboration with its diverse community. Shoreline serves the community's lifelong educational and cultural needs. The mission of community colleges in this state has always been to provide access to higher education to students such as these and to offer them the chance to build skills to take them to higher wage levels.
School Highlights:
Shoreline Community College serves 6,054 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Shoreline Community College is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
The nearest community college is Seattle Community College-North Campus (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Shoreline Community College 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 6,054 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,054 students
1,287 students
Shoreline Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,362 students
832 students
Shoreline Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,692 students
1,021 students
Shoreline Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Shoreline Community College sch enrollment Shoreline Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
13%
2%
Shoreline Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Shoreline Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
Shoreline Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
65%
66%
Shoreline Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
7%
2%
Shoreline Community College More (2008-2012)
Shoreline Community College sch ethnicity Shoreline Community College 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. 0.55 0.45
Shoreline Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,947 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,595 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,947 $5,845
Shoreline Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,595 $10,047
Shoreline Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Established in 1964, Shoreline operates under the regulations of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges and is governed by the Board of Trustees of Shoreline Community College, District Number Seven. Located 10 miles north of downtown Seattle , Shoreline is one of the most strikingly beautiful college campuses in Washington. Nestled among native evergreens, the campus is a brilliant sea of colors during spring, summer and fall, when many flowering plants are in bloom. The scenic surrounding area is nationally known for its recreational and cultural opportunities, which richly complement academic life. Twenty-six buildings constitute the 83-acre campus. These include an award-winning automotive training center, a visual arts building, computer centers, laboratories, a student center, a theater, a well-equipped gymnasium that includes an exercise room and racquetball courts, a child care center, a sophisticated multimedia center and the Ray W. Howard Library/Technology Center. Shoreline Community College's professional/technical training is designed to place students in the workplace upon completion of each program. More than 50 career training programs are offered. Students can earn an Applied Associate in Arts and Sciences (AAAS) degree, or a Certificate of Proficiency, or a Certificate of Completion. Shoreline Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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Did You Know?
For King County, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,013 per year for in-state students and $7,601 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,760 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in King County, WA is 51%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

King County, WA 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 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in King County, WA is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.