Shoreline Community College: Narrative Description

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16101 Greenwood Ave. North
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696
Tel: (206)546-4101
Admissions: (206)546-4581
Fax: (206)546-4599
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Awards certificates, diplomas, and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 80-acre suburban campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $2457 per student. Total enrollment: 8,591. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 45% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT or ACT, ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $2,293 full-time, $68.74 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5,091 full-time, $161.19 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $165 full-time, $5.50 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 60 open to all. Most popular organizations: Arts and Entertainment Board, International Club, music groups. Major annual events: Robert E. Colbert Lecture Series, The Soulful Sounds of Christmas, Multicultural Week and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Ray W. Howard Library/Media Center with 79,554 books, 1,735 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.2 million. 385 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Seattle University.

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