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
Students by Age
Enrollment by Program Type
Career Programs: 51.5%
Transfer Programs: 37.5%
Non-Matriculated Students: 11.0%
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