North Shore Community College in Danvers
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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 Shore Community 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 Shore Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$6,947|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$7,699|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$9,306|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$11,742|
Typical room charge for academic year: -
Typical board charge for academic year: -
Combined charge for room and board: -
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
3710 of North Shore Community College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 50 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes North Shore Community College number 65 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Massachusetts.
Students at North Shore Community College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
|Family Income||Number awarded grant and scholarship aid||Average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded|
|$0 - $30,000||97.99%||$5,434|
|$30,001 - $48,000||98.7%||$4,879|
|$48,001 - $75,000||81.82%||$2,635|
|$75,001 - $110,000||40.74%||$452|
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
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
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 Shore Community College.
Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
North Shore Community College graduation rate is below the national average.
17% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to North Shore Community 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 index doesn’t take into consideration 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 picture. 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.
The student-to-faculty ratio at North Shore Community College is 15:1, that means that for every 15 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.
Students enrollment in distance education
In North Shore Community 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 Shore Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Massachusetts.
The percentage of crimes on Lynn Campus
The campus located by 300 Broad Street address in Lynn, Massachusetts.
Lynn 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 Shore Community College with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Lynn Campus are forcible sex offense and aggravated assault.
Number of degree programs offered
This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 192 universities in Massachusetts state, with one of the highest number of Associate's degree. North Shore Community College is one of the few institutions in Massachusetts that offers a 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate program.
Number of degree programs offered via distance education
There are 6 distance education programs that are provided in the North Shore Community College: 3 are for Associate's degree and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.
Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.
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 Massachusetts state average data to help you compare.
North Shore Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 4683 students with 140486 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in North Shore Community College
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Student Reviews and Ratings for North Shore Community College
My mom went to this college and saw Erin's mom works here.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
This has been the worst experience I have ever had attending a school. I feel extremely horrible for students that attend here right out of high school or students that are transferring here.There is absolutely no guidance given, the staff are unknowledgeable of courses that go on in the school, what goes on in their own department, and they are very unorganized.I had applied for financial aid a good few months in advance. Every time I would go there they would tell me I needed something else to complete my registration for FAFSA. This is something that should have been explained to me all at once with all the information on what I needed to bring in to complete my registration. They lost some of my paper work which was another reason as to why I had to make so many trips back and forth. Losing my paper work is unacceptable because those documents have my information on it. Needless to say, my financial aid never went through. I had to pay for everything out of pocket to attend classes putting me in a financial struggle, and now I owe money to multiple family members that were nice enough to lend me some money.Signing up for courses is a whole other struggle. It took me 4 times to sign up for classes due to lack of staffing after an orientation, and a lack of communication between staff members. Finally I was given my course codes to sign up and an advisor gave me the wrong course number. Simple mistake, however when it came to trying to switch the course I called the school multiple times and left multiple messages, with not one returned phone call.This is not a good impression to have on a first year student transfer student like myself. I thought maybe it was just a span of bad luck however, after speaking with other students I know that have transferred here as well, I was not the only person that had multiple problems trying to attend here.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
This place was the worst college to go to. The counselors don't really help you. They just sign you up for any course they can just so they can quickly boot you out the door not caring to help you find classes for your major or even find a major at all. For the Danvers campus in particular, it's a very snobby, predominately white(and prejudice), unfriendly atmosphere. A lot of them also flow over to the Lynn campus so they bring their snobby attitudes there. The students are worse than the instructors though the instructors can be pretty stuck up themselves. That's just the type of community Danvers is. You will find most of the people who have the edge at this school AND of course speak highly of it are the predominantly white population. I took a Bio 101 class once, and the instructor said in front of the class that blacks usually don't do well because they come from a poor background and lack proper education. It really is not a good place to get your education. Also, a lot of classes they have wont transfer to another college such as their Bio 101 course. You may not know that, but be sure the classes you take are transferable. Be sure to follow up on Rate My Professors website to know if you have a good instructor or not otherwise it's a hit or miss on having a great successful academic year or not. The staff can be very unfriendly on the phone or in person when you go to any of their offices. When you attend this school, you better have direction on what you want to do because No one there is really going to help you unless you have a really good instructor. I transferred out to a better community college and it was one of the best choices I've ever made.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
So far I have to give North Shore Community College a low 1 star review. My experience with them has been that they do not listen to what you have to say, cut you off, and are extremely rude. I have tried several times to contact them with less than desirable results. All I want to do is speak with an adviser over the phone before I go to the campus to see if what I am looking for is something they offer. I just got off the phone with them 5 mins ago, was cut off and transferred to an advisers line. The person who answered my call was rude! And I know I have spoken to the same person in the past! All I am asking you to do is listen completely before you hit the transfer button! I want to make sure you are sending me to the correct dept. Not sure if this is the school for me!Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Great atmosphere, love attending this college. I especially found the TRiO counselors very nice and accepting.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 1 Ferncroft Rd
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +97876240004350
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: northshore.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page
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