North Lake College: Review & Facts

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North Lake College is a large two-year, public school with 9,875 students enrolled. This school is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Irving, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
31
Fair
North Lake College will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

North Lake College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 31 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Computer Science, Management, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

North Lake College student retention rate is low at 59% (below Texas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
26 : 1
High
The graduation rate at North Lake College is very low - 15%. About 44% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at NLC is a bit disappointing, 26:1. Read more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,300
Low
Average tuition costs are low - about $5,300 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school 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 Lake College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (972) 273-3000 or check North Lake College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
North Lake College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at North Lake 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
At present there is no on-campus housing at North Lake College.

Based on the college crime numbers, North Lake College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

North Lake College Location and Maps



Post Address: North Lake College, 5001 North MacArthur Blvd., Irving, Texas 75038-3899, USA
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