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About North Lake

North Lake College is a two-year public community college serving Irving, Texas and northern Dallas County. North Lake opened in the fall of 1977, becoming the sixth of seven colleges in the DCCCD. The college's central campus sits on 276 acres in the Las Colinas area of Irving, at 5001 N. MacArthur Boulevard.
 
In addition, North Lake operates three community campuses: North Campus in Coppell, South Campus in South Irving, and West Campus adjacent to DFW Airport. The college’s signature programs include logistics, the sciences, construction technology, and our unique pairing of arts and technology.

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  • 450 seat performance hall
  • 59,000 sq. ft. library
  • 2,000 seat gymnasium
  • Olympic-size covered natatorium 
  • Three satellite campuses 
  • 10,000 sq. ft. Workforce Development Center
  • Lakeview walking/jogging trail
  • On-site DART Orange Line light rail station

Student Life

  • 25 student clubs and 5 honor societies 
  • New art exhibit in the gallery every month
  • Theatre and dance programs
  • Special activities throughout the year

Athletics

  • Men's basketball
  • Men's baseball
  • Women's soccer
  • Women's volleyball

Enrollment & Demographic Information

Credit Enrollment, Spring 2013: 10,810

  • full-time: 21%; part-time: 79%​
  • male: 43%; female: 57%

Average Class Size: 14

Age

  • 16-20: 27%
  • 21-30: 47%
  • 31-40: 16%
  • 41-50: 7%
  • 51+: 3%​

Ethnicity

  • White (not Hispanic): 36%
  • Hispanic: 31%
  • African-American: 21%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander: 12%
  • American Indian/Alaskan/Other: 1%