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Shoreline Community College Overview

Located in Shoreline, Washington, Shoreline Community College is a public institution. Shoreline Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Shoreline Community College Known For?

1,881 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Shoreline Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 99% of the faculty were full-time.

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Shoreline Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Shoreline Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#221 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Shoreline Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Best Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Shoreline Community College?

Location of Shoreline Community College

Contact details for Shoreline Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-5696
Phone: 206-546-4101
Website: www.shoreline.edu

How Do I Get Into Shoreline Community College?

You can apply to Shoreline Community College online at: https://www.public.ctc.edu/ApplicantWebClient/Applicant/ApplWelcome.aspx

Shoreline Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Shoreline Community College?

17% Take Out Loans
9.1% 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 Shoreline Community College, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,850 a year. That adds up to $19,400 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Shoreline Community College is 9.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Shoreline Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,911 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,949 undergraduate students at Shoreline Community College, with 2,911 being full-time and 3,038 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Shoreline Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,911 full-time undergraduates at Shoreline Community College, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Shoreline Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Shoreline Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Shoreline Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 266
Black or African American 151
Hispanic or Latino 238
White 993
International Students 770
Other Races/Ethnicities 493

Over 65 countries are represented at Shoreline Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Indonesia, and Taiwan.

Online Learning at Shoreline Community College

1,193 Took All Classes Online
2,327 Took At Least One Class Online
4.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,327 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Shoreline Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 16th most popular in Washington for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Shoreline Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Shoreline Community College was 4.3%. This is the #1,720 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Shoreline Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Shoreline Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 22%
Business, Management & Marketing 12%
Computer & Information Sciences 38%
Data Entry 38%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 19%
Health Professions 25%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Shoreline Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Shoreline Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teaching Assistants #13
Data Entry #15
Accounting #206
Health & Medical Administrative Services #255
Computer & Information Sciences #299
Criminal Justice & Corrections #317
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #357
Education #494

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%.

Shoreline Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 577 0 577
Music 125 34 0 159
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 113 11 15 139
Industrial Production Technology 79 10 39 128
Nursing 0 100 0 100
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (Other) 97 0 0 97
Accounting 59 9 1 69
Business Administration & Management 47 11 3 61
General Business/Commerce 0 59 0 59
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 33 24 57
Design & Applied Arts 45 3 0 48
Data Entry 38 5 4 47
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 20 9 12 41
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 40 0 0 40
General Physical Sciences 0 35 0 35
Teacher Education Grade Specific 22 7 1 30
Marketing 18 6 0 24
Dental Support Services 0 24 0 24
International Business 23 0 0 23
Audiovisual Communications 2 13 6 21
Criminal Justice & Corrections 13 7 0 20
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 7 3 3 13
Graphic Communications 0 9 0 9
Entrepreneurial Studies 7 1 0 8
Other Construction 0 5 3 8
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 3 5 0 8
Business Support & Assistant Services 7 0 0 7
Arts & Media Management 1 6 0 7
Electrical Engineering 0 5 0 5
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 5 0 5
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 3 0 0 3
Mechanical Engineering 0 3 0 3
Hospitality Management 2 0 0 2
Construction Management 0 1 0 1
Teaching Assistants 0 1 0 1
Chemical Engineering 0 1 0 1
Cosmetology 0 1 0 1
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 771 999 111 1,881

References

*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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