North Lake College in Irving

Irving, TX

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North Lake College offers 144-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 26:1. 1 high safety campus. 44.3% are women, and 55.7% are men. 1% percents of international students. North Lake College is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at North Lake College is 4655$, that is at the level of national average. 10% of full-time North Lake College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $34,100, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The North Lake College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, North Lake College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$4,103
$30,001 - $48,000$4,889
$48,001 - $75,000$6,546
$75,001 - $110,000$9,135



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Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


4971 of North Lake College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 46 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes North Lake College number 71 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Texas.

Students at North Lake College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
$30,001 - $48,000
$48,001 - $75,000
$75,001 - $110,000

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in North Lake College.

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

Graduation Rate


North Lake College graduation rate is below the national average.

10% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to North Lake College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at North Lake College is 26:1, that means that for every 26 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In North Lake College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at North Lake College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Texas.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Central Campus

The campus located by 5001 N Macarthur Blvd address in Irving, Texas.


Central Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of North Lake College with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Central Campus is aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

North Lake College offers 144 programs in total: 78 are for Associate's degree and 66 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 74 universities in Dallas county, with one of the highest number of Associate's degree and 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs offered.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Texas state average data to help you compare.


North Lake College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 5539 students with 166156 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for North Lake College

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This campus gets a lot of criticism and is perceived negatively because of seemingly bad education offering or status. They have done renovations and some improvements to the system across DCCD, but the quality of education is seriously lacking here. There no real rigor here and the course work seems to only scratch the surface. It does offer some nice facilities and perks to students however.

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I'm blessed to be a student of the BOSS program! My instructors are great! The staff, resources and landscape are wonderful!

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Took my History and Chem classes at North Lake.. Pretty decent infrastructure and a lovely library

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I received my Associates from here class of 2017. I enjoyed going to school here. The teachers are nice and I only had one not so good professor. Beautiful campus and easy to find courses.

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The college itself is big. As my first college so far all my teachers have been teaching nicely, organize and professional. i will recommend this college for people from this town the tuition are so cheaper too start from hundred dollars for 3 credit class.

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Location & Website

Address: 5001 North MacArthur Blvd.


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +9722733000

Institution is active in current year: 1

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