North Seattle Community College
Established in 1970, North Seattle College provides learning opportunities for a diverse group of more than 14,000 students each year. North Seattle Community College is the starting point for many students who transfer to top universities across the country. Strong academic preparation and advising services, small classes, an innovative integrated studies program, broad e-learning options and a variety of partnerships with four-year schools contribute to student success. They offer affordable tuition and extensive financial aid resources, an open-door policy with all applicants accepted, and a variety of programs and classes to suit your specific needs. It is one of the top colleges in the state of Washington with more than 8,500 students and more than 1,000 international students from 50 different countries and every region of the world. The college has been providing classes to international students for 30-plus years. They support all students in becoming global citizens through international education. North has an International Programs office dedicated to helping you succeed in your studies and adjust smoothly to your life in Seattle. The office has full-time staff ready to help you with anything you need.
North Seattle Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. While many graduates have continued their studies at such colleges as Dartmouth and UC Berkeley, most of its students transfer to the University of Washington. In fact, it consistently ranks among the highest of all community colleges in the number of students who are accepted to the University of Washington’s main campus. And North graduates fare well in earning competitive salaries and contributing to their communities. It also provides outstanding career training in more than 60 certificate programs, including in emerging fields such as nanotechnology, sustainable and conventional energy and control technology. In addition, institute helps students earn their GEDTM, learn English, enhance their basic skills and/or pursue a new skill or personal interest.
North is located in the Northgate area of Seattle and is conveniently located near the two major north-south highways, Interstate 5 and Highway 99, just a short drive to downtown and the University of Washington. Largely residential, the campus neighbourhood is near a large shopping district and the city’s popular Greenlake Park.
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