Seattle Community College North Campus

Seattle Community College North Campus

North Seattle Community College is a two-year public college, located in Seattle, Washington. It was established in 1970. The college is a part of the Seattle Community College District and the Washington Community and Technical Colleges system. The campus is spread across an area of over 60 acres. NSCC offers an array of degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. It also offers more than 40 career training programs.

The Polaris is the student newspaper of NSCC. There are also many other students clubs and organizations on campus. The student body of the college has a high percentage of international students.

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Contacting North Seattle Community College

Seattle Community College-North Campus
9600 College Way North
Seattle , WA 98103-3599
General Phone: (206) 527-3600

North Seattle Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine257EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts249liberal arts and sciences
Medical Support and Technology131medical assistant, pharmacy tech, phlebotomy
Business and Management129business, business management, customer service management, accounting technology, small business operations
Education and Teaching48early childhood education
Engineering Technician36electronics tech, biomedical tech, industrial production tech, civil drafting
Real Estate and Construction Management35real estate
Science29physical sciences
Mechanics and Repair11communications install and repair, industrial electronics tech, jewelrymaking
Computer Science and Engineering10data processing tech, computer networking
Medical Administration4medical records tech, medical transcription
Law3legal secretary
Media1communications tech
Office and Administration1office management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9210
Associate's degree51119
Award of less than 1 academic year33512
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years61

North Seattle Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Seattle Community College had a total enrollment of 5,856 students (3,659 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 5%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 11%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 23%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 10%
20-21 10%
22-24 13%
25-29 17%
30-34 13%
35-39 13%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

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


North Seattle Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 39 %

North Seattle Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

North Seattle Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,800
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,411
Books and supplies $ 924

Financial Aid:
North Seattle Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 970400)

North Seattle Community College Faculty

North Seattle Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track48
Non-tenured and not on tenure track612

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year2*3$55,953
No academic rankacademic year31$54,80450$54,123
All faculty totalacademic year33$55,10353$54,227

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

North Seattle Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Customer Service Management
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking

Communications Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Physical Sciences

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What Sets North Seattle Community College Apart:

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Number of students
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Top 13%North Seattle Community College Number of students
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Top 14%North Seattle Community College Number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%North Seattle Community College Minority % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%North Seattle Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% students 40 years or older
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Top 19%North Seattle Community College % students 40 years or older

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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