Seattle Community College-Central Campus

1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle,
WA, 98122
Tel: (206)934-3800
6,854 students
Public institution
Seattle Central Community College is a public, two-year, degree granting institution located in the heart of Seattle. During the 2005-06 academic year over 14,100 students enrolled in unique educational opportunities including college transfer, professional-technical training, adult basic education, and continuing education.
School Highlights:
Seattle Community College-Central Campus serves 6,854 students (58% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Seattle Community College-Central Campus is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
The nearest community college is The Art Institute of Seattle (1.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Seattle Community College-Central 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 6,854 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,854 students
1,360 students
# Full-Time Students
3,984 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 2,870 students
1,014 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 15%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 7%
7%
% Black 14%
11%
% White 56%
66%
% Two or more races 7%
2%
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. 0.63
0.44

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,893 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,083 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,893 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,083 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Although the official history of Seattle Central began in 1966, its main campus is the site of two important Seattle schools that preceded the present day college. In accordance with a 1969 master plan, extensive renovation and new construction at Seattle Central took place over a seven-year period. With the completion of the Broadway Performance Hall (built from the central section of the high school) in 1978, the college campus possesses a striking historic reminder of its past that augments the modern main building next to it. These two buildings are appropriate symbols of the school's long standing commitment to provide quality education to all who seek it. The college's Broadway campus also includes a complete Student Activity Center, Bookstore and Student Government buildings. Seattle Central Community College, located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, is known for its ethnically and culturally diverse student body, innovative student services and coordinated studies curriculum for college transfers. Professional-technical programs offered include apparel design, ASL interpreter training, biotechnology, culinary arts, wood construction, maritime, and many health-related occupations. Seattle Central Community College is currently accredited in good standing by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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