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.


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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 2023-24 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.  

Spring 2024 Tuition and Fees

Fall 2023 Tuition and Fees

Summer 2024 Tuition and Fees

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The earlier you apply for financial aid, the more is available for you.  Eligible students can use this funding to pay for the Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024 Semester tuition and fees. NSCC's school code is 002173.

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NSCC’s tuition and fees are among the lowest in Massachusetts – and financial aid and scholarships can reduce costs even more!

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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.

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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.

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Loans are financial aid funds that you must pay back. You may be able to take advantage of several loan programs at NSCC.

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Scholarships to incoming, current and graduating students are based on grades, community involvement, extracurricular activities, athletics, arts, or other distinctions.

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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.

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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.

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Effective July 1, 2023, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts created a pathway to expand access to in-state tuition as well as state financial aid to students who have attended Massachusetts high schools for at least three years, obtained a high school diploma or its equivalent in Massachusetts, and met other documentation requirements.

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You can contact Student Financial Services Monday – Friday during business hours.

Office Hours
8:00am to 5:00pm


Mailing Address
NSCC Student Financial Services
1 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA 01923


You can also visit CentroHub for a virtual concierge experience using Zoom. 

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