North Seattle Community College is a two-year public college. It was established in 1970, and is accredited by The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It offers many programs that prepare students to transfer to a four-year university, as well as over 40 career-training programs.
North Seattle Community College is located at 9600 College Way North, on the other side of I-5 from Northgate Shopping Center. It is served by Metro Transit routes 5, 16, 75, 316, 345, and 345. The college is also across the freeway from the Northgate Transit Center.