Attending college is a proven investment in your future.
It’s a fact. Earning a college degree can transform your life, lead to better salaries, and increase satisfaction with career choices. We are committed to helping you access an excellent and affordable education and work with you to avoid unnecessary student debt. Whether you’re transferring to a four-year college or university or want to quickly enter the job market, NSCC will help you choose the payment options right for you, including financial aid, scholarships, and payment plans.
If it weren’t for NSCC, going to college would not have been an option for me. It was an affordable way to get my bachelor's.
2019 AA, Liberal Arts
NSCC students who access financial aid to further reduce costsApply for financial aid
NSCC is top in MA for effectively serving adult learnersWashington Monthly Magazine
NSCC recognized for advancing opportunities for low-income studentsUS Dept. of Education
Tuition and Fees
North Shore Community College is the top choice for students who are smart with their money and we have again frozen our tuition and fees for the 2022-23 Academic Year.
Each semester students are assessed tuition and fees after they have registered for their courses. To review the cost select the semester below.
File now to get the best financial aid package.
NSCC's Priority Deadline to submit the FAFSA the 2022-23 academic year is May 1, 2022. Even after this date, most students are still eligible for Financial Aid. Eligible students can use this funding to pay for the Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Summer 2023 tuition and fees.
NSCC's school code is 002173.
Complete your FAFSA here. Complete your FAFSA here.
Compare NSCC to other schools.
NSCC’s tuition and fees are among the lowest in Massachusetts – and financial aid and scholarships can reduce costs even more!
Questions about getting started?
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Types of Aid
College is expensive, but thanks to the several aid package options we offer, it’s manageable. Explore the several types of aid you could benefit from.Expand AllCollapse All
Grant aid is "free money," which means that you do not have to pay it back. Explore the federal and state grants for which you may be eligible.
Loans are financial aid funds that you must pay back. You may be able to take advantage of several loan programs at NSCC.
Scholarships to incoming, current and graduating students are based on grades, community involvement, extracurricular activities, athletics, arts, or other distinctions.
Are you a member of the National Guard, a Veteran, active military personnel, or the dependent of a Veteran? Find out if you qualify for educational benefits like the GI Bill® and others.
Federal Work-study offers jobs for students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to your course of study.
You can contact Student Financial Services Monday – Friday during business hours.
9:00am to 4:00pm
NSCC Student Financial Services
1 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA 01923