NSCC Description

The North Seattle Community College in Seattle, Washington, goes above and beyond other community colleges in its educational opportunities. Students of North Seattle may earn associate’s degrees and diplomas, but also have the opportunity to study abroad in Spain, England, Japan and other countries.

North Seattle welcomes international students from more than 50 different countries. Foreign students may enroll in any degree or diploma program, or even master English as a second language through the college’s intensive English programs.

The college allows high school juniors and seniors to dual-enroll and earn credit for both high school and college.

North Seattle maintains partnerships with Eastern Washington University, Washington State University, and Western Washington University. After completing an associate’s program, students may transfer to these universities to pursue a four-year bachelor’s degree.

Some of the associate’s degrees offered include:

  • Accounting
  • American Ethnic Studies
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Gender and Women Studies
  • Human Health
  • World Languages

If you’re looking for career training, then you can enroll in one of the school’s technical programs:

  • Architecture Engineering Technology
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Early Childhood Education
  • HVAC Service
  • Nanotechnology
  • And more

Applications are available for free on the college’s website, where you can also find admissions requirements. Tuition is lower for Washington residents, but financial aid is available to all eligible students.

Quick Facts about North Seattle Community College

Region

Northwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,862

Out-of-State Tuition

$9,052

Retention Rate

57%

Enrollment

6,243

Year Established

1970

NSCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 2.5

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4 star
  1 review
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1 star
  1 review

50% of students gave North Seattle Community College 4 stars overall.

Former Student - Last Attended 2004

Overall Rating:
1

Detailed Ratings

The campus feels like a prison. In fact there are many rumors that float around the campus that the architect who also designed prisons got the plans mixed up... I tried to spend the least amount of time here as possible.

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NSCC Students

Total Students
6,243

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
34%
Part-Time
66%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
4%
African American
5%
Caucasian
46%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
10%
Unknown and Other
34%

International Students

International
11%
Domestic
89%

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