General Information About North Lake College
North Lake College, created as a part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) in 1977, is a two-year public community college located in Irving, Texas. In addition to the Central Campus, three community campuses provide access to diverse communities in the service delivery area. The college utilizes an open-door admission policy which anticipates and responds to the educational, training, and employment needs of the community. The college prepares people for successful living and responsible citizenship through quality educational programs. We invite dynamic partnerships with all our constituencies: students, community, business and industry, public schools, and government; we celebrate a supportive environment in all aspects of the college experience. We are committed to providing equal access and quality learning experiences to a diverse student population in an environment characterized by excellence in service and responsible use of resources. To accomplish its mission, North Lake College has established the following goals: Prepare students to succeed in earning a baccalaureate degree by offering freshman and sophomore transfer courses. Prepare students to compete in the workforce and promote economic development through the development of technical/occupational programs and partnerships that respond to the needs of business and industry. Provide comprehensive support services and appropriate accommodations to promote the educational, personal, and professional development of all students. Provide lifelong learning for occupational, cultural, and personal enrichment. Provide literacy and other skills necessary for successful citizenship in a global community. Continuously improve access to and make optimal use of current and emerging technology for students, faculty, staff, and community. Develop partnerships with public schools to assist students and provide support for them to pursue post secondary education.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 60%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 18,623 Native American 103 Asian 2,506 African American 3,131 Hispanic 4,058 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,372 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0