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North Seattle College is a public institution situated in Seattle, Washington. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

77 Undergraduate Degrees

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North Seattle College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at North Seattle.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Value Information Technology Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards North Seattle has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Programming College Factual
#2 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for App Specific Computer Programming College Factual
#27 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#31 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates College Factual
#36 Best Value Colleges for Information Technology College Factual
#106 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Course Advisor

Where Is North Seattle College?


Contact details for North Seattle are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103-3599
Phone: 206-934-3600

How Do I Get Into North Seattle?

You can apply to North Seattle online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to North Seattle College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford North Seattle College?

5% Take Out Loans
5.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At North Seattle, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $6,141 a year. That adds up to $24,564 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at North Seattle is 5.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

North Seattle College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,731 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,240 undergraduate students at North Seattle, with 1,731 being full-time and 3,509 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,731 full-time undergraduates at North Seattle, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of North Seattle College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 170
Black or African American 133
Hispanic or Latino 205
White 692
International Students 152
Other Races/Ethnicities 379

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at North Seattle College. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 68 countries are represented at North Seattle. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

Online Learning at North Seattle College

2,690 Took All Classes Online
3,698 Took At Least One Class Online
51.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,698 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at North Seattle has changed over the last few years.


Online Affordability Rankings of North Seattle

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at North Seattle College was $4,123 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how North Seattle is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Computer Programming #1 #1
Computer Programming Certifications #1 #1

Online Growth Rankings of North Seattle

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at North Seattle College was 51.3%. This is the #462 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at North Seattle regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

North Seattle College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
App Specific Computer Programming 0 0 40 40
Network & System Administration/Administrator 15 12 0 27
General Computer Programming 5 5 0 10
Computer Programming Certifications 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 0 0 0 0
Data Processing Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 20 17 40 77


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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