Seattle Community College-South Campus

Tel: (206)934-5300
4,299 students
Public institution
South Seattle Community College is a constantly evolving educational community dedicated to providing quality learning experiences which prepare students to meet their goals for life and work.
School Highlights:
Seattle Community College-South Campus serves 4,299 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Seattle Community College-South Campus is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
The nearest community college is The Art Institute of Seattle (4.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 155 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Seattle Community College-South Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 155 staff
59 staff
Seattle Community College-South Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,299 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,299 students
1,282 students
Seattle Community College-South Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
22:1
Seattle Community College-South Campus student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,955 students
810 students
Seattle Community College-South Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,344 students
1,017 students
Seattle Community College-South Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Seattle Community College-South Campus Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Seattle Community College-South Campus American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
12%
2%
Seattle Community College-South Campus Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
Seattle Community College-South Campus Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Seattle Community College-South Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
11%
12%
Seattle Community College-South Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
48%
57%
Seattle Community College-South Campus White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Seattle Community College-South Campus More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
10%
3%
Seattle Community College-South Campus Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
6%
2%
Seattle Community College-South Campus non_resident (2006-2013)
Seattle Community College-South Campus 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. 0.69 0.53
Seattle Community College-South Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,824 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,014 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,824 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,014 $10,294
Seattle Community College-South Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 69%
89%
Seattle Community College-South Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Located on an 87-acre hilltop overlooking Eliott Bay, South Seattle Community College offers a panoramic view of the city skyline and surrounding mountains. This unique setting serves as a portal of opportunity for students with diverse needs to prepare to meet their educational and career goals. SCC provides opportunities to complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree program, to train for rewarding careers in an abundance of professional/technical programs, update job skills or change careers, complete high school and improve basic skills. South Seattle Community College, located in a residential West Seattle neighborhood, offers many unique college transfer and workforce programs and is distinguished by the breadth of partnerships that support programs such as aviation, culinary arts, health care, horticulture, the construction trades and winemaking. South also is known for its lively multicultural and multi-ethnic student body. The Seattle Community Colleges and the Seattle Vocational Institute are public, state-supported institutions accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Seattle The Art Institute of Seattle
    Private for-profit
    2323 Elliott Ave
    Seattle, WA 98121
    (206)448-0900
    4.1  Mi  |  1540  students
  • Seattle Seattle Central College
    Public
    1701 Broadway Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98122
    (206)934-3800
    4.6  Mi  |  6959  students
  • Renton Pima Medical Institute-Renton
    Private for-profit
    555 South Renton Village Pl-Ste 400
    Renton, WA 98057
    (425)228-9600
    8.7  Mi  |  804  students
  • Renton Renton Technical College
    Public
    3000 NE Fourth St
    Renton, WA 98056
    (425)235-2352
    9.2  Mi  |  3042  students
  • Bellevue Bellevue College
    Public
    3000 Landerholm Cir SE
    Bellevue, WA 98007
    (425)564-1000
    9.8  Mi  |  13455  students
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