Seattle Community College-South Campus

6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle
WA, 98106-1499
Tel: (206)934-5300
4,259 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 4,259 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 28%.
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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Seattle Community College-South Campus Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,259 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,259 students
1,287 students
Seattle Community College-South Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,899 students
832 students
Seattle Community College-South Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,360 students
1,021 students
Seattle Community College-South Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Seattle Community College-South Campus sch enrollment Seattle Community College-South Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
16%
2%
Seattle Community College-South Campus Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Seattle Community College-South Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
22%
12%
Seattle Community College-South Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
48%
66%
Seattle Community College-South Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Seattle Community College-South Campus More (2008-2012)
Seattle Community College-South Campus sch ethnicity Seattle Community College-South Campus 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. 0.69 0.45
Seattle Community College-South Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,824 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,014 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,824 $5,940
Seattle Community College-South Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,014 $10,072
Seattle Community College-South Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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