North Lake College

  • North Lake College, created as a part of the Dallas County Community College District in 1977, is a public community college with an open-door admission policy which anticipates and responds to the educational, training, and employment needs of the community. The college prepares people for successful living and responsible citizenship through quality educational programs.
School Highlights
  • North Lake College serves 10,744 students (22% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • North Lake College is one of 18 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to North Lake College is Golf Academy of America-Farmers Branch (4.5 miles away).

Top Placements

North Lake College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 231 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
North Lake College(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty231 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of North Lake College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The North Lake College diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment10,744 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio47:135:1
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# Full-Time Students2,356 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students8,388 students2,866 students
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% Asian
18%
4%
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% Hispanic
26%
37%
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% Black
18%
13%
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% White
31%
39%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.770.69
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College Completion Rate
11%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,900$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,695 is less than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,015$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,695$6,207
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid57%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • North Lake College is a two-year college that is recognized for quality education and its innovative and productive partnerships with businesses, the community and other educational institutions. The college serves a student population of approximately 8,000 credit students and 4,000 continuing education students per semester. North Lake College offers a variety of courses and programs to support your educational goals. You can complete a two-year associate degree program, a certificate program, or enroll in individual courses to meet personal goals. North Lake has a "core" curriculum of courses guaranteed to transfer to all Texas public colleges and universities. North Lake focuses on building partnerships with the community - an approach that cultivates many opportunities for students. For example, North Lake has teamed up with Microsoft to become an official training site for Microsoft certified systems engineers. And there's more - a unique video technology studio and degree program, a 60,000-square-foot center for learning the construction trades plus a construction management and technology program, and programs in fields that include accounting, business administration, computer information technology, electrical technology, real estate and mortgage banking. North Lake College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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