North Seattle College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,989
12.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,817
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10.3%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,693
30.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
34%
33 Graduates

About

North Seattle College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at North Seattle College were Early Childhood Education & Teaching (35 degrees awarded), International Business, Trade, & Commerce (19 degrees), and Specific Applications Computer Programming (5 degrees).

In 2019, 1,317 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Seattle College. 49.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (515 degrees), 2.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (197 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College is $3,989, which is $−8,500 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College is $3,989, which is $−8,500 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,817.

In 2019, 27% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 4% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,989
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at North Seattle College was $3,989. The cost of tuition at North Seattle College is $−8,500 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$5,817
2019 Value
16.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 North Seattle College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,817. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of North Seattle College grew by 16.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,440
Room and Board
$870
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Seattle College was of $10,440 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $870. The cost of room and board increased by 1.75% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.57% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

27%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
4%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

27% of undergraduate students at North Seattle College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10.3%
2017 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at North Seattle College was 10.3%, which represents 25 out of the 242 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

North Seattle College has a total enrollment of 5,693 students. The full-time enrollment at North Seattle College is 1,730 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,963. This means that 30.4% of students enrolled at North Seattle College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Seattle College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42% White, 9.42% Asian, 8.52% Two or More Races, 8.31% Hispanic or Latino, 6.75% Black or African American, 0.439% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.281% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Seattle College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (19.4%), followed by White Female (15.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.32%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Seattle College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,693 students. The full-time enrollment at North Seattle College is 1,730 and the part-time enrollment is 3,963. This means that 30.4% of students enrolled at North Seattle College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at North Seattle College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), North Seattle College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,389
  2. Asian
    536
  3. Two or More Races
    485

The enrolled student population at North Seattle College is 42% White, 9.42% Asian, 8.52% Two or More Races, 8.31% Hispanic or Latino, 6.75% Black or African American, 0.439% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.281% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,043 students (18.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 7 fewer women than men received degrees from North Seattle College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at North Seattle College is white (515 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (197 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Seattle College is Early Childhood Education & Teaching (35 degrees awarded), followed by International Business, Trade, & Commerce (19 degrees) and Specific Applications Computer Programming (5 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at North Seattle College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (95 degrees), and Education (134 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,488,307 people), Software developers (594,434 people), Secondary school teachers (508,273 people), Education administrators (265,443 people), and Other managers (252,080 people).

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Physical Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (95 degrees), Education (134 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (88 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Physical Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (95 degrees), Education (134 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (88 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,783,299 people), Computer Systems Design (642,580 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (415,494 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (202,626 people), and Insurance carriers (130,061 people).

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Physical Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (95 degrees), Education (134 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (88 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by North Seattle College.
Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 5 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Seattle College was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 35 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

662
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
655
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 662 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College, which is 1.01 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (655).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 135 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College in Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance), which is 1.47 times more than the 92 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 125 degrees were awarded to women at North Seattle College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.14 times more than the 110 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Seattle College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 18.2% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    515 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    197 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    126 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Seattle College is white (515 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (197 degrees).

15% of degree recipients (197 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    274 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    241 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Seattle College is white male (274 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (241 degrees).

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Operations

North Seattle College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.34M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $690k (9.4%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, North Seattle College had a total salary expenditure of $65M. North Seattle College employs 86 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at North Seattle College are Female No academic ranks (51), Male No academic ranks(35), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Seattle College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, Management, with 48 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.34M
2019 Endowment
17.2%
growth from 2018

North Seattle College has an endowment valued at about $7.34M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of North Seattle College grew 17.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.48M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.9M - Federal
  2. $4.11M - State
  3. $3.6M - Local

As of 2019, North Seattle College received $1.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.11M from state grants and contracts, and $3.6M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$27.9M
2019 Salaries
2.89%
growth from 2018

In 2019, North Seattle College paid a median of $27.9M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($65M) and a 2.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.1% decline from 2017 and a 2.11% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.11M
Instructional Salaries
86
Number of Employees

In 2019, North Seattle College paid a total of $6.11M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
86 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Seattle College were No academic rank with 86 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Seattle College were Office and Administrative Support with 61 employees; Management with 48 employees; and Service with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Seattle College was Female No academic rank with 51 employees, Male No academic rank with 35 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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