Facts & Figures

Established in 1970, North Seattle College is an accredited two-year public institution known for the breadth of its educational choices, its student support services and the excellence of its instruction. North’s programs prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university and/or enter the workforce, as well as serving those needing precollege work. North also offers five Bachelor of Applied Science degrees. The college serves approximately 7,000 students per quarter— 63 percent female, with a median age of 33 years. A majority of those enrolled attend daytime classes and are part-time students. In Fall Quarter 2019, 1,718 students received financial aid or scholarship funds totaling $3.73 million. More than 250 faculty members teach at the college.

Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees

See the Tuition & Fees pages for current information. Information about State Support of Higher Education Students, as required by RCW 28B.76.300, can be found in this document published by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Fall 2019 Financial Aid

  • Number of Recipients:   1,718
  • Amount Dispersed:   $3.73 Million

Types of Aid

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Washington College Grant
  • College Bound
  • Passport for College
  • North Seattle College Grants
  • Scholarships
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Federal & State Work Study
  • Federal Direct Loans
  • Alternative Educational Loans
  • Veteran’s Assistance
  • Workforce Education
  • Worker Retraining Financial Assistance (including Opportunity Grants)

See Financial Aid for more information.

Programs

Students

Fall 2019 Enrollment

Applied Baccalaureate  

Academic Transfer                                

317

1,995

Professional/Technical

1,084

Professional Technical Applicants 36

High School/GED/Developmental

648

Vocational Apprentice 21
General Studies (Non-Degree/Certificate) 11
Upgrading Job Skills (Vocational Supplement) 1

Other

1,256

Total

5,369

Continuing Education

649

International

374

Running Start

612

Gender

Female                                       

63%

Male

37% 

Median Age

All                                        

33

Female

34

Male

32  

Enrollment Status

Full Time                                

28%

Part Time                       

72%

When Attending

Daytime                                

80%

Evening          

20%

Diversity

Diversity                                

35%

Ethnicity

African American / Black                     

427

American Indian / Alaska Native

28

Asian American

635

Hawaiian Islander or other Pacific Islander 17

Hispanic or Latino (any race)

489

Not Reported

1,170

Multi-race/Other

534

White

2,069

Disability

Students with Disabilities 

384

Degrees & Certificates Awarded

2019-20

AA Degree

446

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

55

Certificate (90+ cr)

8

Certificate (45-89 cr)

78

Certificate (to 45 cr)

685

High School Completion

107

Total

1,111

 

College Personnel 2019-20

Full time faculty  

96

Part time faculty

157

Non-teaching faculty  

3

Administrative /Professional

68

Classified Staff

130

Total

454