Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College, also known as SCC, is a community college in Shoreline, north of Seattle, Washington, United States. It is located in a residential area east of Shoreview Park. The campus is spread across an area of more than 80 acres. The college offers a wide variety of degree and certificate programs. Students can choose between two transfer degrees and more than 50 professional technical programs. SCC also operates a satellite campus located at the Lake Forest Park town centre. It offers extended learning classes in various subjects.

SCC's athletic department fields several men's and women's sports teams. They participate in many sports including basketball, softball, baseball, and soccer. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Dolphins. Their official mascot is the Dolphin.

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Contacting Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline , WA 98133-5696
General Phone: (206) 546-4101

Shoreline Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts399liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine103registered nursing, health aides
Business and Management86business, business management, logistics, accounting technology, small business management, international business, marketing, marketing studies, fashion merchandising, ...
Computer Science and Engineering85web design, computer graphics, computer networking, computer support
Office and Administration55data entry, business support services
Medical Support and Technology50dental hygienist, medical lab assistant, phlebotomy
Music46music management, various music studies
Medical Administration33medical records tech, medical billing
Science28physical sciences
Mechanics and Repair25automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician22manufacturing tech, CAD and design
Education and Teaching14early childhood education, teacher education, teacher aide
Beauty and Cosmetology12cosmetology, salon management
Production Trades11machinist
Security and Law Enforcement10criminal justice and administration
Media9photo and film tech
Science and Laboratory Technician8biology tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5dietetic technician

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9914
Award of less than 1 academic year19316
Associate's degree70929

Shoreline Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Shoreline Community College had a total enrollment of 5,581 students (4,495 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 51%
Black 5%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 12%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 18%
(Foreign Students) 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 23%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Shoreline Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 46 %

Shoreline Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Shoreline, 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.

Shoreline Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,617
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,005
Books and supplies $ 924

Financial Aid:
Shoreline Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 379100)

Shoreline Community College Faculty

Shoreline Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track711
Non-tenured and not on tenure track25

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year0*7$57,256
All faculty totalcalendar year0*7$57,256

*: 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
No academic rankacademic year60$60,58780$60,495
All faculty totalacademic year60$60,58780$60,495

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

Shoreline Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports91322

Shoreline Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Salon/Beauty Salon Management/Manager

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Fashion Merchandising
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Music Management and Merchandising
Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetic Technician (DTR)

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Physical Sciences

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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Shoreline Community College Highlights

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What Sets Shoreline Community College Apart:

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Top 8%Shoreline Community College % of degrees in music
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 8%Shoreline Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of degree programs
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Top 12%Shoreline Community College Number of degree programs
Number of students
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 14%Shoreline Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 15%Shoreline Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering

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 On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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