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About North Seattle

North Seattle College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Seattle, Washington. North Seattle was founded in 1970 and enrolls 6,303 undergrads and no graduate students.

North Seattle's endowment was valued at $4,384,683 in 2021. The institution spends around $4,522 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 20 undergraduate students for every full-time North Seattle professor.

2021 North Seattle Admissions Facts At-a Glance
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In-State Tuition $3,989
Out-of-State $3,989

2022 North Seattle Regular Decision Application Deadline

All regular decision applicants should hear back from North Seattle by September 24.

North Seattle Early Admission

North Seattle College does not offer early decision or early action.

North Seattle Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into North Seattle. In 2019, North Seattle accepted 0% of applicants. In 2021, 5,726 out of 5,726 total applicants were accepted. ### North Seattle Waitlist 2021

North Seattle reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into North Seattle College?

North Seattle is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to North Seattle, applicants must submit the following items.

North Seattle Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements
Transcript of High School Record

North Seattle Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to North Seattle.

North Seattle Waitlist 2021

North Seattle reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does North Seattle Require Test Scores?

North Seattle does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at North SeattleNorth Seattle does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

North Seattle students are active in the school's Muslim Students Association, Indonesian Community Club and Literary Guild. Cinco de Mayo, Welcome Back BBQ and Success Fair, and and Spring Fest are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at North Seattle.

Financial Aid at North Seattle

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Is North Seattle a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a university is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at North Seattle

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for North Seattle Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does North Seattle sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is North Seattle a good school for you?

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Where is North Seattle?

North Seattle is located in the urban setting of Seattle, Washington.

If you want to see North Seattle for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Seattle, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Seattle-Tacoma International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what North Seattle and Seattle are like without leaving home.

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College Info

9600 College Way North Seattle, WA 98103-3599

Campus Setting: Urban

North Seattle Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to North Seattle is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at North Seattle is like? There are approximately 6,303 students enrolled at North Seattle. 31% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from WA and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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