NSCC puts the community in college!

North Shore Community College was created by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to serve residents living on the North Shore and our campuses and curriculum are designed to provide pathways for all to affordable higher education. NSCC is a special place – we care about our students and their success, and the communities we serve.

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Explore NSCC’s 70 + degrees, certificates, and professional development courses.

Explore NSCC’s programs


Connect with personal support and choose a program that matches your career goals.

Connect with personal support


Visit NSCC for an in-person campus tour on the Lynn or Danvers campus!

Visit the Lynn or Danvers Campus

Hear what our students say!

What we do best is help students succeed. We can say it, or you can hear it directly from our alumni.

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Meet Solmaria Deleon, ‘22


Sol’s advice to future students is that even if you don’t think you can balance work and life with school, you can.

“I’ve lived it. If you are hesitant about enrolling as an adult learner, NSCC is the place for you.”



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Meet Sean Reid, ‘22


The education I received, the support I received, and the skills I was able to develop at NSCC are just as good, if not better than 4-year institutions. This is a community that will help you succeed.


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Our mission is our pledge to students

NSCC is an accredited public institution of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. We are a diverse, caring, inclusive community that will inspire you to become an engaged citizen and to achieve your personal, academic, and career goals. NSCC will prepare you for life in a changing world and workforce through affordable and excellent educational opportunities aligned with today's economic needs.


North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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