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What type of student are you?
North Shore Community College is a public nonprofit institute of higher learning where
all are welcomed and each is challenged.
If you’re looking for an affordable, flexible and supportive way to transform your
life to benefit yourself and your family, NSCC is here for you.
If you’re looking for an excellent education that’s affordable and close to home,
come explore NSCC. You can even take college classes while still in high school through
NSCC's Dual Enrollment program.
NSCC welcomes international students and is committed to providing an inclusive, proactive,
and empowered culture where diversity is a guiding value.
Here's how to transfer into NSCC!
You can take courses without having to enroll in a program. This is a good option
if you're not pursuing a degree or certificate, or enrolled at another college or
Questions about getting started?
Connect with us through CentroHub, our virtual campus! CentroHub offers you access
to ALL the resources you need via a virtual concierge experience using Zoom. Drop
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Hear what our students say!
ON MY WAY original music and lyrics by Gwendolyn Squires, NSCC Liberal Arts Alum!
How can we help you?
Fighting Hunger on Campus!
NSCC's Mobile Markets offer free farmers market-style distribution of food, fresh fruits and vegetables
are open to the entire college community!
Join the Movement!
NSCC's RISE Experience program and services are designed as an achievement and retention initiative to support
and assist Black, Latino/a, and ESL students to succeed academically
Housing at Salem State University
Interested in on-campus living? NSCC students can experience the benefits of residence life at Salem State University.
We're getting noticed!
North Shore Community College is among the top colleges for Best Associate Degree
in Massachusetts according to UniversityHQ!