North Shore Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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North Shore Community College is a large two-year, public school with 7,915 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is the only college located in Danvers, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
68
North Shore Community College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

North Shore Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 68 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, Work and Family Studies, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
60%
The rate of student retention at North Shore Community College is relatively low at 60% (way below Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at North Shore Community College is very low: 26%. Approximately 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at North Shore Community College is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,700
Average tuition charges are low - $6,200 a year. The additional fees at North Shore Community College not covered by tuition are approximately $3,500; this totals $9,700 a year.

Read the details about North Shore Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at North Shore Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (978) 762-4000 or check North Shore Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
North Shore Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at North Shore Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at North Shore Community College.

Based on the college crime data, North Shore Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

North Shore Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: North Shore Community College, 1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840, USA
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