North Shore Community College

Tel: (9.7)876-2400
7,750 students
Public institution

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North Shore Community College is a source of hope and opportunity and a regional leader for social and economic change. Blending tradition and innovation, liberal arts and career preparation, intellectual development and cultural and personal growth, we foster a diverse and caring community of learners where all are welcome and each is challenged. We offer lifelong education responsive to changing community needs, a global economy, evolving technology and the shifting roles faced by individuals and institutions. Our greatest contribution to the commonwealth is the success and achievement of our students.
School Highlights:
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North Shore Community College serves 7,750 students (38.94% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
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North Shore Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Essex County, MA.
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The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Wilmington (9.78 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 269 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
North Shore Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 269 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 7,750 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,750 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 3,018 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 4,732 students
1,017 students
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hispanic
21%
7%
% Black
9%
12%
% White
61%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
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. 0.39 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,056 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,624 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,056 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,624 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses and from five to over one hundred academic programs. Established in 1965, North Shore Community College is one of the oldest and largest of the fifteen community colleges in Massachusetts. Operating from campuses in Lynn, Beverly, and Danvers, we serve 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. NSCC delivers post-secondary education to 7,500 students each year through more than 90 programs of study. The College also provides lifelong learning opportunities to more than 500,000 area residents through workforce development training to businesses and individuals, cultural enrichment activities, and community development resources.

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,274 per year for in-state students and $9,235 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,752 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts 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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Sanford-Brown College-Boston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.