North Lake College

North Lake College

North Lake College, a part of Dallas County Community College District, is situated in Irving, Texas. The college was established in 1977. The campus is set on 276 acres of land. North Lake College offers enrollment to more than 8,000 credit students every year.

The sports teams of the North Lake College are nicknamed the Blazers. The Blazers compete in the Metro Athletic Conference. The college has men's baseball and basketball teams, and women's volleyball and soccer teams.

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Contacting North Lake College

North Lake College
5001 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving , TX 75038-3899
General Phone: (972) 273-3000

North Lake College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts365general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management56business, business management, logistics, electronic commerce, accounting, banking, MIS
Construction Trades51electrician
Computer Science and Engineering43computer programming, data processing tech, computer science, web design, computer networking
Real Estate and Construction Management32real estate
Media13radio and TV tech
Engineering Technician12electronics tech, construction engineering tech
Design9design and visual communication, graphic design
Office and Administration7executive secretary, receptionist, office data entry
Hospitality4hotel management
Mechanics and Repair0HVAC

Number of programs and degrees for North Lake College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14521
Associate's degree44822

North Lake College Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Lake College had a total enrollment of 9,835 students (6,183 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 40%
Black 17%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 12%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 20%
20-21 19%
22-24 17%
25-29 16%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


North Lake College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 39 %

North Lake College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Irving, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

North Lake College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,160
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,450
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
North Lake College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2077400)

North Lake College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track5845

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year58$58,88045$57,731
All faculty totalacademic year58$58,88045$57,731

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

North Lake College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Design and Visual Communications, General
Graphic Design

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Music, General

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

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North Lake College Highlights

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What Sets North Lake College Apart:

% of degrees in real estate and construction management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%North Lake College % of degrees in real estate and construction management
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%North Lake College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%North Lake College Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%North Lake College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%North Lake College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%North Lake College % of degrees in construction trades
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%North Lake College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%North Lake College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%North Lake College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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