North Shore Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$600
2022 Average Net Price
$8,444
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.07%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,391
27.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
20.7%
129 Graduates

About

North Shore Community College is a higher education institution located in Essex County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at North Shore Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (128 degrees awarded), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (107 degrees), and Other Health & Medical Administrative Services (53 degrees).

In 2022, 887 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Shore Community College. 67.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (500 degrees), 2.72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (184 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Shore Community College is $600, which is $−7,512 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at North Shore Community College is $600, which is $−7,512 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,444.

In 2022, 59% of undergraduate students attending North Shore Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$600
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at North Shore Community College was $600. The cost of tuition at North Shore Community College is $−7,512 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,444
2022 Value
6.37%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 North Shore Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,444. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of North Shore Community College grew by 6.37%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,000
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Shore Community College was of $12,000 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at North Shore Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 15.7% with respect to 2021, when 51% 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.
3.07%
2019 Default Rate
30
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at North Shore Community College was 3.07%, which represents 30 out of the 978 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 Shore Community College had a total enrollment of 4,391 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at North Shore Community College is 1,225 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,166. This means that 27.9% of students enrolled at North Shore Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Shore Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43% White, 31.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.82% Black or African American, 6.31% Two or More Races, 4.51% Asian, and 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at North Shore Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Shore Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,391 students. The full-time enrollment at North Shore Community College is 1,225 and the part-time enrollment is 3,166. This means that 27.9% of students enrolled at North Shore Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2022 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 Shore Community College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), North Shore Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,889 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,388 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    431 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at North Shore Community College is 43% White, 31.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.82% Black or African American, 6.31% Two or More Races, 4.51% Asian, and 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 187 students (4.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 311 more women than men received degrees from North Shore Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at North Shore Community College is white (500 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (184 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at North Shore Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (128 degrees awarded), followed by Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (107 degrees) and Other Health & Medical Administrative Services (53 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at North Shore Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (60 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), and Protective Services (81 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Shore Community College are Registered nurses (1,418,803 people), Medical & health services managers (165,486 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (162,345 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,563 people), and Other managers (138,961 people).

The most specialized majors at North Shore Community College in 2022 are Human Sciences (60 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Protective Services (81 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Health (301 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Shore Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at North Shore Community College are Human Sciences (60 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Protective Services (81 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Health (301 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Shore Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,556,977 people), Elementary & secondary schools (450,878 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (348,354 people), Outpatient care centers (271,581 people), and Offices of physicians (217,053 people).

The most specialized majors at North Shore Community College are Human Sciences (60 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Protective Services (81 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Health (301 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by North Shore Community College.

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at North Shore Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 128 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

288
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
599
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 288 degrees were awarded to men at North Shore Community College, which is 0.481 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (599).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded to men at North Shore Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.945 times less than the 55 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded to men at North Shore Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.12 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 11% of students graduating from North Shore Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at North Shore Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    500 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    184 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    81 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Shore Community College is white (500 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (184 degrees).

0.902% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    320 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    180 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    137 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at North Shore Community College is white female (320 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (180 degrees).

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Operations

North Shore Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.74M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 9.45k (0.097%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, North Shore Community College had a total salary expenditure of 63.7M. North Shore Community College employs 63 Professors, 20 Associate professors and 18 Assistant professors. Most academics at North Shore Community College are Female Professor (42), Male Professor (21), and Female Associate professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Shore Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 71 employees, Management, with 54 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees.

Endowment

$9.74M
2022 Endowment
15%
decline from 2021

North Shore Community College has an endowment valued at about $9.74M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of North Shore Community College declined 15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.52M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$34.1M
2022 Salaries
4.43%
growth from 2021

In 2022, North Shore Community College paid a median of $34.1M in salaries, which represents 53.5% of their overall expenditure ($63.7M) and a 4.43% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.49M
Instructional Salaries
114
Number of Employees

In 2022, North Shore Community College paid a total of $7.49M to 114 employees working as instructors, which represents 22% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
71 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Shore Community College were Professor with 63 employees, Associate professor with 20 employees, and Assistant professor with 18 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Shore Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 71 employees, Management with 54 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Shore Community College was Female Professor with 42 employees, Male Professor with 21 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

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