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North Seattle Community College (NSCC)

9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA

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North Seattle Community College, located in the city of Seattle, is an urban student’s paradise and a fantastic starting place for those looking to acquire a 2-year degree with guaranteed acceptance into a state college.

NSCC offers pre-college programs that include GED testing and ESL, as well as the opportunity to earn an array of associate’s degrees and career training in over 50 certificate programs.

With over 14,000 students enrolled each year, NSCC has a robust and thriving student life that includes a symphonic band, theater, self-published literary/art magazine, art gallery, and espresso bar.

The cost to attend North Seattle Community College is $107.00 per credit hour for in-state residents. The cost for out-of-state students is $279.00 per credit hour.

NSCC also offers a wide array of services to its students, such as: childcare, tutoring, career services, counseling, internship location assistance, disability services, student leadership training, and multicultural programs.

Applying to North Seattle Community College is simple and easy. Prospective students can complete their applications online or in-person. All tuition and fees can also be paid in full online or in-person on campus.

NSCC is also currently offering programs for international students who wish to pursue an education in the United States. These programs include help with English as a second language. Students who reside in America can also take advantage of NSCC’s study abroad program.

If you are interested in attending North Seattle Community College or would like to learn more, click here to access their official web site.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,500-$4,200
    • Out-of-State: $8,700-$10,460
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $110-$130 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $280-$330 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid42%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships40%$7,034
Receiving Student Loans7%$6,013
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, North Seattle Community College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how North Seattle Community College compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in King County and community colleges in Washington in total.

 NSCCKing CountyWashington
Graduation Rate24.6%30.4%29.5%
Transfer-out Rate34.7%23.0%19.5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2010)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Washington
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by North Seattle Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Physical Sciences

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to North Seattle Community College.

Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
42%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,220