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|About||North Seattle College is known for the breadth of its educational choices, the support it provides its students and the excellence of its instruction.|
North Seattle College is committed to changing lives through education.
We achieve our mission by:
offering comprehensive educational opportunities.
creating a highly supportive learning environment.
engaging in effective and enduring partnerships.
Established in 1970, North Seattle College provides learning opportunities for a diverse group of over 14,000 students each year. North 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 4-year schools contribute to student success. The College also offers a new Bachelor of Applied Science degree in International Business and all-in-the-evening Associate of Arts and Associate in Business degree programs.
North also provides outstanding career training in over 50 certificate programs including those in emerging fields such as nanotechnology, sustainable and conventional energy and control technolog, and green real estate. In addition, North helps people earn their GEDs, learn English, enhance their basic skills and/or pursue a new skill or personal interest.
The College also provides a rich student life. Concerts, plays, intercollegiate basketball, fitness programs, an award-winning literary magazine and diverse student population that includes over 600 international students from 50 countries add depth to students’ experiences.
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, and is just a short drive to downtown and the University of Washington. Largely residential, the campus neighborhood is near a large shopping district and the city’s popular Greenlake Park. The campus includes environmentally sensitive wetlands which have inspired a college-wide commitment to sustainability.