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North Shore Community College

The North Shore Promise Award

When you start at North Shore Community College under the Massachusetts Commonwealth Commitment and transfer to Salem State University to get your Bachelor's Degree, your degree could cost under $10,000.

North Shore Community COllege Salem State University

For example:
North Shore Community College Associate Degree FREE
Salem State University Tuition and Fees* $19,472
NSCC and SSU Commonwealth Commitment discount - $3,203
Federal Pell Grant - $4,340
State Aid - $3,000
Net Cost $8,929

Tuition & Fees, Federal and State Aid shown are subject to change.

This Net Cost is an example based on SSU’s 2016-17 "In-state Undergraduate Tuition & Fees". It also applies the annual 10% Commonwealth Commitment discounts from NSCC & SSU against the costs shown. Further, it assumes that the FAFSA is filed by May 1st annually. It does not include:

  • SSU Differential Fees for Undergraduate Programs
  • SSU Room & Board charges
  • Additional aid that SSU may offer


NSCC is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged.

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