Shoreline Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,882
2.37% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,442
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.6%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
4,418
43.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
29.4%
82 Graduates

About

Shoreline Community College is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Shoreline Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (413 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (106 degrees), and General Business (61 degrees).

In 2022, 1,189 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Shoreline Community College. 55.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (496 degrees), 3.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (149 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Shoreline Community College is $3,882, which is $−4,230 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Shoreline Community College is $3,882, which is $−4,230 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,442.

In 2022, 31% of undergraduate students attending Shoreline Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 5% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,882
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Shoreline Community College was $3,882. The cost of tuition at Shoreline Community College is $−4,230 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,442
2022 Value
6.91%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Shoreline Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,442. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Shoreline Community College grew by 6.91%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,012
Room and Board
$942
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Shoreline Community College was of $11,012 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.713% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $942. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.29% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Shoreline Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.9% with respect to 2021, when 29% 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.
4.6%
2019 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Shoreline Community College was 4.6%, which represents 23 out of the 500 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

Shoreline Community College had a total enrollment of 4,418 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Shoreline Community College is 1,940 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,478. This means that 43.9% of students enrolled at Shoreline Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Shoreline Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.9% White, 13.4% Asian, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.04% Black or African American, 7.54% Two or More Races, 0.475% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.272% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Shoreline Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (15.9%), followed by White Male (15.3%) and Asian Female (7.01%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Shoreline Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,418 students. The full-time enrollment at Shoreline Community College is 1,940 and the part-time enrollment is 2,478. This means that 43.9% of students enrolled at Shoreline Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
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 Shoreline Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Shoreline 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
    1,675 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    591 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    494 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Shoreline Community College is 37.9% White, 13.4% Asian, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 8.04% Black or African American, 7.54% Two or More Races, 0.475% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.272% 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 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, 392 students (8.87%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 139 more women than men received degrees from Shoreline Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Shoreline Community College is white (496 degrees awarded). There were 3.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (149 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Shoreline Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (413 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (106 degrees) and General Business (61 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Shoreline Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (117 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Shoreline Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (139,104 people), Other managers (130,831 people), Graphic designers (98,571 people), Postsecondary teachers (70,466 people), and Software developers (65,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Shoreline Community College in 2022 are Science Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (117 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (49 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 Shoreline Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Shoreline Community College are Science Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (117 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Shoreline Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (292,542 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (163,927 people), Computer Systems Design (133,759 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (84,296 people), and Construction (83,598 people).

The most specialized majors at Shoreline Community College are Science Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (117 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (49 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 Shoreline Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 413 degrees awarded
  2. 106 degrees awarded
  3. 61 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Shoreline Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 413 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

525
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
664
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 525 degrees were awarded to men at Shoreline Community College, which is 0.791 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (664).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 170 degrees were awarded to men at Shoreline Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.7 times less than the 243 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 243 degrees were awarded to men at Shoreline Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.43 times more than the 170 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 22% of students graduating from Shoreline Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (47.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Shoreline Community College is Female and Two or More Races (47.4% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 7.32% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    496 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    149 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Shoreline Community College is white (496 degrees awarded). There were 3.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (149 degrees).

6.06% of degree recipients (72 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    272 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    224 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Shoreline Community College is white female (272 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (224 degrees).

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Operations

Shoreline Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.41k (0.0652%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Shoreline Community College had a total salary expenditure of 62.8M. Shoreline Community College employs 121 No academic ranks. Most academics at Shoreline Community College are Female No academic rank (72), and Male No academic rank (49).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shoreline Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 77 employees, Management, with 59 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 21 employees.

Endowment

$3.7M
2022 Endowment
14.7%
decline from 2021

Shoreline Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Shoreline Community College declined 14.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.51M lower 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 Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $761k - Federal
  2. $4.65M - State
  3. $4.09M - Local

As of 2022, Shoreline Community College received $761k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.65M from state grants and contracts, and $4.09M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$33.8M
2022 Salaries
3.58%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Shoreline Community College paid a median of $33.8M in salaries, which represents 53.9% of their overall expenditure ($62.8M) and a 3.58% decline from the previous year.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$9.92M
Instructional Salaries
121
Number of Employees

In 2022, Shoreline Community College paid a total of $9.92M to 121 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.3% 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

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
121 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
77 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Shoreline Community College was No academic rank with 121 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shoreline Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 77 employees, Management with 59 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Shoreline Community College was Female No academic rank with 72 employees, and Male No academic rank with 49 employees.

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