Welcome to NSCC.

NSCC welcomes students who have attended another college or earned prior credit elsewhere. If you would like to transfer from another college or university to NSCC, follow the steps listed below.

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How to transfer credits to NSCC

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You can apply online for free! First, choose a program of study.  Some programs are considered selective admissions and require a paper application. Students will be notified by email and letter of their acceptance.

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Complete the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. NSCC’s school code is 002173. Need help applying? The North Shore Educational Opportunity Center at NSCC offers financial aid information and assistance to low-income, first generational potential college students.

MyNorthshore, NSCC’s student portal, gives you access to all campus business and information.


NSCC uses the College Board Accuplacer test to determine your reading, writing and mathematics skills. Testing is offered on a walk-in basis. No appointment necessary. Check out free study guides or take a practice test. For testing locations, office hours, or contact information, visit NSCC’s Testing Center. If you have completed a Mathematics or English course with a grade of C or higher at an accredited institution, you may be eligible for exemption from testing.


Once you have been accepted, completed Placement Testing, and reviewed Online Registration Prep you are ready to select your classes with an advisor.

Online Registration Prep

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Once you complete Class Registration, you will select your Orientation date to learn about how NSCC works. Meet fellow students and faculty, and find out where to purchase books, get your student ID and parking pass.

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Questions? Contact us

Email: info@northshore.edu.

Phone: 978-762-4188

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