Seminole State College

2701 Boren Blvd, Seminole
OK, 74868-1901
Tel: (405)382-9950
2,158 students
Public institution

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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 2,158 students (53% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American), which is equal to 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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Seminole State College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,158 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,158 students
1,287 students
Seminole State College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,137 students
832 students
Seminole State College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,021 students
1,021 students
Seminole State College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Seminole State College sch enrollment Seminole State College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
21%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Seminole State College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Seminole State College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
12%
Seminole State College Black (2006-2012)
% White
71%
66%
Seminole State College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Seminole State College sch ethnicity Seminole State College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Seminole State College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,330 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,860 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,330 $5,845
Seminole State College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,860 $10,047
Seminole State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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