Seminole State College of Florida

100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
Tel: (407)708-4722
18,399 students
Public institution
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Seminole State College recently completed an $85 million makeover of its Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The cornerstone of that makeover is the four-story Partnership Center, built to strengthen the College's partnership with the University of Central Florida, the region's leading university.
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Seminole State College recently completed an $85 million makeover of its Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The cornerstone of that makeover is the four-story Partnership Center, built to strengthen the College's partnership with the University of Central Florida, the region's leading university.
Students study in the library on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The 33,000-square-foot facility is one of the spotlight attractions at the University Partnership Center, supporting emerging technologies and offering flexible space.
The state-of-the-art Central Florida Auto Dealers Association (CFADA) Professional Automotive Training Center is located at the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus and boasts an employment rate of nearly 100 percent for graduates of Seminole State's automotive technology programs.
A tranquil courtyard offers students a place to relax between classes at the Center for Public Safety at the Seminole State College of Florida Sanford/Lake Mary Campus.
Seminole State College of Florida's Altamonte Springs Campus serves southwestern Seminole County, a rapidly expanding area that contains more than one-third of all Seminole County households.
The Seminole State College of Florida Nursing Department provides immersive, hands-on education using the latest in patient simulation technology.
The Heathrow Campus functions as a collaborative space, where students, community residents and professionals converge, learn and create.
With its innovative design, the six-acre Heathrow Campus features flexible classroom and conference space with wireless Internet access throughout, an information commons, and areas devoted to economic development and learning.
Seminole State College's Oviedo Campus opened in 2001 to meet the growing educational needs of residents in eastern Seminole County. The Oviedo Campus features state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, small class sizes and hands-on instruction from award-winning faculty.
Situated on 180 secluded acres — including a 120-acre nature preserve — the Oviedo Campus offers a traditional collegiate atmosphere and beautiful 'Old Florida' views.
School Highlights
Seminole State College of Florida serves 18,399 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 48:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Seminole State College of Florida is one of 3 community colleges within Seminole County, FL.
The nearest community college is City College-Altamonte Springs (6.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 383 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Seminole State College of Florida (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 383 staff 34 staff
Seminole State College of Florida Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 18,399 has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 48:1 has increased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 18,399 students 634 students
Seminole State College of Florida Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 48:1 36:1
Seminole State College of Florida Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 6,322 students 468 students
Seminole State College of Florida Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 12,077 students 457 students
Seminole State College of Florida Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Seminole State College of Florida Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
4%
2%
Seminole State College of Florida Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
19%
23%
Seminole State College of Florida Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
14%
17%
Seminole State College of Florida Black (2006-2014)
% White
58%
46%
Seminole State College of Florida White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Seminole State College of Florida More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Seminole State College of Florida Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
8%
Seminole State College of Florida Unknown (2006-2011)
Seminole State College of Florida Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.61 0.70
Seminole State College of Florida Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,131 is more than the state average of $3,074. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,456 is more than the state average of $11,427. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,131 $3,074
Seminole State College of Florida In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,456 $11,427
Seminole State College of Florida Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 91%
Seminole State College of Florida % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established in 1965, Seminole State College of Florida is a full-service education provider, offering bachelor's degrees; two-year college-credit degrees (A.A., A.S., A.A.S.); specialized career certificates; continuing professional education; adult education, and an array of culturally stimulating events and timely guest speakers. Seminole State, part of the public Florida College System, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Seminole State provides learning opportunities at four campuses and six sites in Seminole County, as well as online. Seminole State's national award-winning faculty and programs are as diverse as its students. Top-producing programs range from college credit transfer degrees and career certificates, to training for information technology and health professions, to business management and construction trades.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,074 per year for in-state students and $11,427 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,020 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.