North Seattle College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,727
6.57% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,132
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.31%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
5,240
33% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
30.1%
34 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 International Business, Trade, & Commerce (26 degrees awarded), Specific Applications Computer Programming (13 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (12 degrees).

In 2020, 961 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Seattle College. 53.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (391 degrees), 3.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (118 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College is $3,727, which is $−8,102 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College is $3,727, which is $−8,102 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,132.

In 2020, 29% of undergraduate students attending North Seattle College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,727
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at North Seattle College was $3,727. The cost of tuition at North Seattle College is $−8,102 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$5,132
2020 Value
11.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 North Seattle College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,132. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of North Seattle College grew by 11.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,770
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Seattle College was of $10,770 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 3.16% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.45% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

29%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

29% of undergraduate students at North Seattle College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 7.41% with respect to 2019, 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.
5.31%
2018 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at North Seattle College was 5.31%, which represents 13 out of the 245 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

North Seattle College has a total enrollment of 5,240 students. The full-time enrollment at North Seattle College is 1,731 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,509. This means that 33% of students enrolled at North Seattle College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Seattle College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.6% White, 9.71% Hispanic or Latino, 9.5% Two or More Races, 9.43% Asian, 7.6% Black or African American, 0.363% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.191% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Seattle College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (20%), followed by White Female (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.59%). 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

33%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Seattle College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,240 students. The full-time enrollment at North Seattle College is 1,731 and the part-time enrollment is 3,509. This means that 33% of students enrolled at North Seattle College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% 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 (66%), 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
    2,231
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    509
  3. Two or More Races
    498

The enrolled student population at North Seattle College is 42.6% White, 9.71% Hispanic or Latino, 9.5% Two or More Races, 9.43% Asian, 7.6% Black or African American, 0.363% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.191% 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 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 877 students (16.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 69 more women than men received degrees from North Seattle College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at North Seattle College is white (391 degrees awarded). There were 3.31 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (118 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Seattle College is International Business, Trade, & Commerce (26 degrees awarded), followed by Specific Applications Computer Programming (13 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (12 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 (121 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), and Education (108 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 (1,770,423 people), Registered nurses (1,346,306 people), Secondary school teachers (395,426 people), Education administrators (269,261 people), and Postsecondary teachers (227,790 people).

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Physical Sciences (121 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Education (108 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees), and Health (238 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 Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Physical Sciences (121 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Education (108 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees), and Health (238 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 (2,933,410 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,589,121 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (455,087 people), Outpatient care centers (251,869 people), and Offices of physicians (235,289 people).

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Physical Sciences (121 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Education (108 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees), and Health (238 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. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Seattle College was International Business, Trade, & Commerce with 26 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

446
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
515
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 446 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College, which is 0.866 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (515).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 103 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College in Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance), which is 1.84 times more than the 56 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 103 degrees were awarded to women at North Seattle College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.63 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Seattle College is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 11.8% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    391 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    118 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    100 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Seattle College is white (391 degrees awarded). There were 3.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (118 degrees).

12.3% of degree recipients (118 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    204 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    187 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at North Seattle College is white female (204 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (187 degrees).

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Operations

North Seattle College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.38M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $424k (5.74%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, North Seattle College had a total salary expenditure of $65.8M. 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

$7.38M
2020 Endowment
0.558%
growth from 2019

North Seattle College has an endowment valued at about $7.38M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of North Seattle College grew 0.558% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.14M 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. $2.15M - Federal
  2. $4.15M - State
  3. $4.1M - Local

As of 2020, North Seattle College received $2.15M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.15M from state grants and contracts, and $4.1M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$31.1M
2020 Salaries
11.5%
growth from 2019

In 2020, North Seattle College paid a median of $31.1M in salaries, which represents 47.3% of their overall expenditure ($65.8M) and a 11.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.89% growth from 2018 and a 6.1% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.11M
Instructional Salaries
86
Number of Employees

In 2020, North Seattle College paid a total of $6.11M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) 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 2020, 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 2020, 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 Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Seattle College was Female No academic rank with 51 employees, and Male No academic rank with 35 employees.

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