Seminole State College

Tel: (405)382-9950
1,856 students
Public institution
Seminole State College is maintained as a two-year public college authorized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to offer courses, provide programs, and confer associate degrees. Seminole State has the primary responsibility of providing post-secondary educational programs to residents of Hughes, Lincoln, Okfuskee, Seminole, and Pottawatomie counties in east central Oklahoma. The College exists to enhance the capabilities of individuals to achieve their goals for personal development by providing quality learning experiences and services that respond to diverse individual and community needs in a changing global society. Seminole State College prepares students to continue their education beyond the two-year level, trains students for careers and other educational opportunities, and makes available resources and services designed to benefit students and the community at large.
School Highlights:
Seminole State College serves 1,856 students (57% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Seminole State College is the only community colleges within Seminole County, OK.
The nearest community college is Rose State College (42.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 39% over five years.
Seminole State College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 56 staff
59 staff
Seminole State College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,856 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,856 students
1,282 students
Seminole State College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
22:1
Seminole State College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,050 students
810 students
Seminole State College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 806 students
1,017 students
Seminole State College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Seminole State College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
23%
1%
Seminole State College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Seminole State College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Seminole State College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
Seminole State College Black (2006-2013)
% White
65%
57%
Seminole State College White (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Seminole State College non_resident (2006-2013)
Seminole State College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.45 0.53
Seminole State College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,425 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,075 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,425 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,075 $10,294
Seminole State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 230 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Seminole State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Seminole State College, established in 1931 as Seminole Junior College, is located in the east central portion of the state in Seminole, Oklahoma, a designated All-American City with a population of approximately 7,500. In 2002, Seminole State College opended the doors of the Enoch Kelly Haney Center -a new facility to house the SSC business and industry training program and the College's outstanding nursing division. The 43,000 square foot facility is designed to meet the instructional needs of specific businesses and industries in the areas of management, sales, computer operations, technical service, industrial skills development, and other specialized training as requested. Students at Seminole State College can earn an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees. With the Associate of Arts and Science degrees, students can take electives in everything from Art to Pre-engineering and transfer to a four-year institution or enter the work force. With the Applied Science degree, students can concentrate their studies in accounting, computer science, medical laboratory technology, business administration, nursing and office management. In addition to offering classes on the SSC campus, the college offers courses in Wewoka and Shawnee. With the outreach classes, students have the opportunity to take college credit courses in a location near them. Seminole State College is fully accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, the National League for Nursing, the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

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Did You Know?
For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,242 per year for in-state students and $7,623 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,778 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.