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  • More than 225,000 North Shore residents have taken courses at NSCC over the last fifty years.
  • Over 92% of our 27,000+ graduates live and work on the North Shore.
  • Established 1965
  • Services Areas: 26
  • Number of campuses: 3
  • 2017-18 Degrees and certificates: 75
  • New academic programs launched in 2017-18:  7
  • Total number of Guided Pathways: 13
  • Federal, State and Institutional aid distributed: $19 million+
  • Percentage of NSCC students attending college at no cost to them or their family: 30%+
  • Percentage of students using loans to pay their college costs: 38%
  • Average yearly loan amount at NSCC: $2368
  • Percentage of NSCC degree program graduates employed in Massachusetts: 75%+
  • Average yearly salary for NSCC degree program graduates: $35,000+
  • Percentage of certificate program graduates employed in Massachusetts: 80%+
  • Average yearly salary for certificate program graduates: $30,000

NSCC’s Beginnings

Our Mission and Vision for the Future

Annual Enrollment FY2015-FY2019

FY 2015

  • Credit Enrollment: 10,451
  • Non Credit Enrollment: 4,226

 

FY 2016

  • Credit Enrollment: 9,831
  • Non Credit Enrollment: 3,679

 

FY 2017

  • Credit Enrollment: 8,852
  • Non Credit Enrollment: 3,093

 

FY 2018

  • Credit Enrollment: 8,487
  • Non Credit Enrollment: 2,744

 

FY 2019

  • Credit Enrollment: 7,987
  • Non Credit Enrollment: 2,347

 

Fall 2018 Enrollment

Total Students: 6,087

  • Full-Time: 35.6%
  • Part-Time: 64.4%
  • Male: 37.3%
  • Female: 62.7%
  • Minorities: 43.1%

Students by Age

Ages under 18

  • 2018: 141
  • 2017: 123
  • 2016: 122

 

Ages 18-19

  • 2018: 1,353
  • 2017: 1,388
  • 2016: 1,326

 

Ages 20-24

  • 2018: 2,048
  • 2017: 2,217
  • 2016: 2,344

 

Ages 25-34

  • 2018: 1,363
  • 2017: 1,429
  • 2016: 1,550

 

Ages 35-44

  • 2018: 490
  • 2017: 544
  • 2016: 528

 

Ages over 45

  • 2018: 368
  • 2017: 428
  • 2016: 393

Enrollment by Program Type

Fall 2016

  • Degree: 5,110
  • Certificate: 595
  • No program: 610

 

Fall 2017

  • Degree: 4,929
  • Certificate: 585
  • No program: 573

 

Fall 2018

  • Degree: 4,641
  • Certificate: 471
  • No program: 651

Source: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education  

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