North Shore Community College

North Shore Community College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Danvers, MA. The 2023 average tuition & fees is $10,920 over its programs in average.
The school has a total enrollment of 4,391 and it offers 30 programs.

2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at North Shore Community College is $10,920 for academic year 2022-2023. The amount is the average costs over all degree programs and the vocational program tuition may be lower than the average cost.
North Shore Community College offers the alternative tuition plans .
59% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $3,949 (exclude student loans).
North Shore CC 2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$10,920
Average Financial Amount$3,949

Offered Career / Vocational Programs and Completers

North Shore Community College offers 30 vocational programs for Less than 1-Year Certificate and 1-2 Years Certificate programs. The following table lists number of programs by offered type and online availability along with number of completers.
Last year, 866 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs at North Shore Community College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Less than 1 Year Certificate26098
2 Years Certificate4049

Programs by Award Level

The following table summarizes the number of completers by program and award level.
  • 98 students have earned/completed Less than 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 49 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
  • 719 students have earned/completed Associate's program.
Less than 1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 3 completers-
Dog/Pet/Animal Grooming3-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager3-
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 3 completers-
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef3-
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager0-
Education [+] 2 completers-
Teacher Assistant/Aide2-
Engineering Technology [+] 4 completers-
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 22 completers-
Child Care Provider/Assistant11-
Developmental Services Worker11-
Legal Studies [+] 15 completers$22,900
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary11-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal4-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Graphic Design2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder1-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary1-
Medical/Clinical Assistant18-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions (other)3-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling14-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician1-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling0-
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (other)0-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping4-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 14 completers-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Surgical Technology/Technologist0-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training30-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Marketing (other)5-
Associate's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 28 completers-
Dog/Pet/Animal Grooming12-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations3-
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management0-
Food Science and Technology (other)0-
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant13-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 6 completers-
Environmental Studies6-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences12-
Computer Programming/Programmer11-
Computer Science7-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager2-
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 13 completers-
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science5-
Culinary Arts/Chef Training8-
Culinary Arts and Related Services (other)0-
Education [+] 9 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching9-
Engineering [+] 13 completers-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Telecommunications Technology/Technician0-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 36 completers-
Adult Development and Aging8-
Child Care Provider/Assistant22-
Developmental Services Worker6-
Legal Studies [+] 10 completers-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary1-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal9-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 219 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies126-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)93-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 1 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 84 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies51-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician33-
Construction Trades [+] 0 completers-
Transportation and Materials Moving [+] 4 completers-
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew2-
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 14 completers-
Graphic Design14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 225 completers-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary2-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)66-
Occupational Therapist Assistant30-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant19-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist12-
Surgical Technology/Technologist10-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer15-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling6-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician0-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)0-
Dietetic Technician6-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse59-
Business [+] 25 completers-
Business Administration and Management2-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping17-
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary2-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management0-
Hospitality Administration/Management (other)1-
Marketing/Marketing Management3-

Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation

Total 4,391 students are attending at North Shore Community College. There are 120 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 314 part-time faculty teaching for the school.
The students to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 (8.33%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 396 (full-time) and 440 (part-time).
The graduation rate of North Shore Community College is 20% and transfer-out rate is 13%. The retention rate is 53% at the school.
North Shore CC 2023 Key Statistics
Student Population4,391
Graduation Rate20%
Number of Faculty434
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1

Student Population at North Shore CC

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 4,603 students enrolled into North Shore Community College. By gender, 1,592 male and 3,011 female students are attending the school.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for North Shore Community College.
Student Population By Gender
North Shore Community College
There are 2,267 White (49.25%), 415 Black/African American (9.02%), 1,315 Hispanic (28.57%), 193 Asian (4.19%), and 1,728 students with other races attending North Shore Community College. 9 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at North Shore Community College
American Indian/Native American835
Black/African American415168247
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
Two More28991198
Non-resident Alien927
North Shore Community College offers the distance learning opportunities (online classes) for career programs.
2,825 students (61.37% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,129 students (24.53% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The following table summarizes the online student population for North Shore Community College.
Distance Learning Student Population at North Shore Community College
Number of Students
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,825
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,129
Not in Online Courses649
By age range, at North Shore Community College, 1,555 students are aged 20 to 24 (33.78% of total students), 1,157 students are aged below 20 (25.14%), 160 students are aged above 50 (6.56%).
Graduate Student Population By Age at North Shore Community College
Under 1821766151
Age 18-19940393547
Age 20-21797326471
Age 22-24758266492
Age 25-29688221467
Age 30-34446123323
Age 35-3928877211
Age 40-4927977202
Age 50-6415139112
Over 64945
Age Un-Known30030

Directory and Accreditation Information

North Shore Community College is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1969 - Current).
The following list shows the contact and directory information of North Shore Community College.
1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, MA

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