Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

North Shore Community College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


Students can avail of scholarships provided by the college, such as Heriberto Flores Scholarship, MASSGrant Program, NEEBC Scholarship Award, and New England Regional Student Program, if they find educational expenses to be on the higher side. As many as 77% of the students at NSCC get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $5,118,511 in a year. One can visit NSCC's financial aid page at http://www.northshore.edu/financial-services/ for more information. The total percentage of candidates applying to North Shore Community College who receive the Federal Grant is 56%. Meanwhile, 69% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 32% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 56% of the students get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $4,860, while the same comes to $1,322 for State Grant receivers and $434 for Institution Grant awardees. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $3,610. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. But, they should understand that student loans are borrowed at a certain rate of interest, unlike grants and scholarships. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. Every year, around 25% of the applicants to North Shore Community College opt for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for North Shore Community College

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