North Seattle College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,707

9.25% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,317

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

13.3%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

6,259

32.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

25.8%

31 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 (22 degrees awarded), Vendor & Product Certification Computer Programming (18 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (8 degrees).

In 2017, 1,439 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Seattle College. 52.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (589 degrees), 2.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (202 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College is $3,707, which is $-9,183 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College is $3,707, which is $-9,183 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,317.

In 2017, 24% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,707

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at North Seattle College was $3,707. The cost of tuition at North Seattle College is $-9,183 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$3,317

2017 Value

38.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 North Seattle College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,317. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of North Seattle College grew by 38.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,140

Room and Board

$825

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Seattle College was of $10,140 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $825. The cost of room and board increased by 3.68% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 21.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

24%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

24% of undergraduate students at North Seattle College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.35% with respect to 2016, when 23% 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.

13.3%

2016 Default Rate

26

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at North Seattle College was 13.3%, which represents 26 out of the 195 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 6,259 students. The full-time enrollment at North Seattle College is 2,055 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,204. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at North Seattle College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Seattle College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.2% White, 8.18% Asian, 7.62% Hispanic or Latino, 7.29% Two or More Races, 5.96% Black or African American, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Seattle College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (17.2%), followed by White Female (14.9%) and Two or More Races Male (4.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Seattle College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,259 students. The full-time enrollment at North Seattle College is 2,055 and the part-time enrollment is 4,204. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at North Seattle College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% 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 (64%), 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

    2,642

  2. Asian

    512

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    477

The enrolled student population at North Seattle College is 42.2% White, 8.18% Asian, 7.62% Hispanic or Latino, 7.29% Two or More Races, 5.96% Black or African American, 0.447% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.32% 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 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 1,139 students (18.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 63 more women than men received degrees from North Seattle College. The majority of degree recipients at North Seattle College are white (589 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (202 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Seattle College is International Business, Trade, & Commerce (22 degrees awarded), followed by Vendor & Product Certification Computer Programming (18 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (8 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 Engineering Technologies (102 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (56 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (293 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 (1,943,547 people), Registered nurses (1,344,502 people), Secondary school teachers (317,250 people), Education administrators (274,417 people), and Postsecondary teachers (224,502 people).

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Engineering Technologies (102 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (56 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (293 degrees), Health (514 degrees), and Education (118 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 Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Engineering Technologies (102 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (56 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (293 degrees), Health (514 degrees), and Education (118 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 (2,940,706 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,573,062 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (462,284 people), Offices of physicians (240,638 people), and Outpatient care centers (239,940 people).

The most specialized majors at North Seattle College are Engineering Technologies (102 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (56 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (293 degrees), Health (514 degrees), and Education (118 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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Seattle College was International Business, Trade, & Commerce with 22 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 688

  2. 751

In 2017, 688 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College, which is 0.916 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (751).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 155 degrees were awarded to men at North Seattle College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.12 times more than the 138 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 138 degrees were awarded to women at North Seattle College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.89 times less than the 155 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Seattle College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 9.68% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    589 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    202 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    191 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Seattle College is white (589 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (202 degrees).

14% of degree recipients (202 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    309 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    280 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Seattle College is white female (309 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (280 degrees).

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Operations

North Seattle College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.81M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $244k (2.77%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, North Seattle College had a total salary expenditure of $51.5M. North Seattle College employs 85 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at North Seattle College are Female No academic ranks (48), Male No academic ranks(37), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Seattle College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Management, with 51 employees, and Service with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.81M

2017 Endowment

1.26%

growth from 2016

North Seattle College has an endowment valued at about $8.81M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of North Seattle College grew 1.26% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.2M 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. $952k - Federal

  2. $2.41M - State

  3. $1.86M - Local

As of 2017, North Seattle College received $952k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.41M from state grants and contracts, and $1.86M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$28.9M

2017 Salaries

2.11%

growth from 2016

In 2017, North Seattle College paid a median of $28.9M in salaries, which represents 56.1% of their overall expenditure ($51.5M) and a 2.11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.02% growth from 2015 and a 3.25% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.33M

Instructional Salaries

85

Number of Employees

In 2017, North Seattle College paid a total of $5.33M to 85 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

85 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

60 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Seattle College were No academic rank with 85 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Seattle College were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees; Management with 51 employees; and Service with 35 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Seattle College was Female No academic rank with 48 employees, Male No academic rank with 37 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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