North Seattle College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,458
2.62% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,047
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.3%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,675
31.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
28%
40 Graduates

About

North Seattle College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at North Seattle College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (226 degrees awarded), General Business (41 degrees), and Physical Sciences (24 degrees).

In 2022, 748 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Seattle College. 63.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (318 degrees), 2.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College is $4,458, which is $−7,506 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College is $4,458, which is $−7,506 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,047.

In 2022, 34% of undergraduate students attending North Seattle College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,458
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at North Seattle College was $4,458. The cost of tuition at North Seattle College is $−7,506 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$10,047
2022 Value
61.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 North Seattle College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,047. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of North Seattle College grew by 61.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,274
Room and Board
$942
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Seattle College was of $11,274 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.68% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $942. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

34% of undergraduate students at North Seattle College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.86% with respect to 2021, when 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.3%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at North Seattle College was 1.3%, which represents 3 out of the 231 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

North Seattle College had a total enrollment of 4,675 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at North Seattle College is 1,462 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,213. This means that 31.3% of students enrolled at North Seattle College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Seattle College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.8% White, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Black or African American, 10.5% Asian, 7.49% Two or More Races, 0.342% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at North Seattle College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (21.8%), followed by White Female (18.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.48%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Seattle College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,675 students. The full-time enrollment at North Seattle College is 1,462 and the part-time enrollment is 3,213. This means that 31.3% of students enrolled at North Seattle College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2012 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at North Seattle College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), North Seattle College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,908 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    623 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    494 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at North Seattle College is 40.8% White, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Black or African American, 10.5% Asian, 7.49% Two or More Races, 0.342% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.342% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 637 students (13.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 206 more women than men received degrees from North Seattle College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at North Seattle College is white (318 degrees awarded). There were 2.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at North Seattle College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (226 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (41 degrees) and Physical Sciences (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at North Seattle College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (175 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (24 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (226 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,593,806 people), Software developers (615,645 people), Secondary school teachers (470,267 people), Other managers (268,608 people), and Education administrators (263,181 people).

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College in 2022 are Education (175 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (24 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (226 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (62 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Education (175 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (24 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (226 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (62 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,805,242 people), Computer Systems Design (682,630 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (423,158 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (233,474 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (140,124 people).

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Education (175 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (24 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (226 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (62 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by North Seattle College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 226 degrees awarded
  2. 41 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at North Seattle College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 226 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

271
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
477
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 271 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College, which is 0.568 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (477).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 88 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.638 times less than the 138 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 170 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 34 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at North Seattle College is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 20% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    318 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Seattle College is white (318 degrees awarded). There were 2.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

8.96% of degree recipients (67 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    192 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    126 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at North Seattle College is white female (192 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (126 degrees).

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Operations

North Seattle College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.06M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 27.4k (0.453%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, North Seattle College had a total salary expenditure of 59.2M. North Seattle College employs 81 No academic ranks. Most academics at North Seattle College are Female No academic rank (48), and Male No academic rank (33).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Seattle College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Management, with 43 employees, and Service with 24 employees.

Endowment

$6.06M
2022 Endowment
9.37%
decline from 2021

North Seattle College has an endowment valued at about $6.06M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of North Seattle College declined 9.37% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.61M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.16M - Federal
  2. $2.26M - State
  3. $4.69M - Local

As of 2022, North Seattle College received $1.16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.26M from state grants and contracts, and $4.69M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$30.1M
2022 Salaries
1.71%
growth from 2021

In 2022, North Seattle College paid a median of $30.1M in salaries, which represents 50.9% of their overall expenditure ($59.2M) and a 1.71% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.63M
Instructional Salaries
81
Number of Employees

In 2022, North Seattle College paid a total of $6.63M to 81 employees working as instructors, which represents 22% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
81 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Seattle College was No academic rank with 81 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Seattle College were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees, Management with 43 employees, and Service with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Seattle College was Female No academic rank with 48 employees, and Male No academic rank with 33 employees.

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