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North Shore Community College
 

NSCC Statistics

Summary

Nearly 250,000 North Shore residents have taken courses at NSCC over the last Fifty years.

Over 92% of our 37,000 alumni live and work on the North Shore.

Fall 2015 Credit Enrollment

Total Students 6,961
Full-Time 35.0%
Part-Time 65.3%
Male 34.4%
Female 65.6%
Minorities 39.3%

Students by Age

17-21: 42.1%
22-29: 33.7%
30-49: 20.4%
50+: 3.7%

Enrollment by Program Type

Career Programs: 51.5%
Transfer Programs: 37.5%
Non-Matriculated Students: 11.0%

Notable Numbers

96% of career and technical program graduates who responded to the annual survey reported attaining employment within three months after graduation.

94% of graduates who responded to the annual survey reported being "adequately or more than adequately prepared" for employment.

79% of 2011* NSCC degree program graduates verified employed in Massachusetts, compared to 75% of all MA CC’s

90% of 2011* Long Term Certificate graduates employed in Massachusetts, compared to 83% of all MA CC’s.

76% of 2011* Short Term Certificate graduates employed in Massachusetts, compared to 71% of all MA CC’s.

73.4% of graduates who responded to the annual survey reported attaining their educational goals at NSCC.

98.6% of transfer graduates who responded to the annual survey are currently studying at another college or university.

18% Graduation rate of first time, full time degree seeking students

56% Retention rate of first time full time degree seeking students

*2011 is the last year for which the Department of Higher Education made this data available

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