Seminole State College of Florida

100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
Tel: 4077084722
29,321 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.
  • Seminole State College of Florida is a full-service education provider, offering six 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.
  • If you're a recent high school graduate just beginning your educational journey; a professional seeking training to change careers or upgrade your job skills; a community member looking to enhance your quality of life through adult education classes; or someone who's searching to learn more about a special interest, Seminole State is here for you.
  • Our Mission
  • Seminole State College of Florida enhances the educational, economic, and cultural vitality of our region by providing exemplary learning opportunities to our diverse community.
  • Our Vision
  • Seminole State College of Florida will be a national leader in academic programs and services that cultivate student achievement, career advancement, and global awareness in a collaborative and inclusive learning environment.
School Highlights
Seminole State College of Florida serves 29,321 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% 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 755 teachers has grown by 89% over five years.
Seminole State College of Florida (FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level 4 or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 755 staff 34 staff
Seminole State College of Florida Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 29,321 has grown by 71% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased 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 29,321 students 634 students
Seminole State College of Florida Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 36:1
Seminole State College of Florida Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 10,936 students 468 students
Seminole State College of Florida Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 18,385 students 457 students
Seminole State College of Florida Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Seminole State College of Florida Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 6,322 students 468 students
# Graduate Students 29,321 students 30 students
Seminole State College of Florida Graduation BreakDown FL All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
4%
2%
Seminole State College of Florida Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
26%
23%
Seminole State College of Florida Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
17%
17%
Seminole State College of Florida Black (2007-2015)
% White
49%
46%
Seminole State College of Florida White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Seminole State College of Florida More (2011-2015)
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 (2007-2015)

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 (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,456 $11,427
Seminole State College of Florida Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 91%
Seminole State College of Florida % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Percent Admitted 100% 73%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Golf, SoftballBaseball, Golf,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 61 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 4 x 4 Flag Football, African American Cultural Forum, African American Cultural Forum, Archery Club, Art Program, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Brain Bowl, Chess Club, Creative Writing Ignited, Digital Media Club, Dodgeball, Dreamers Student Club, Environmental Initiative, Film Club, Hispanic Student Association, Honors Ambassador Council, IDEAS for SSC, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, International Interior Design Association, International Student Club, Jocular Jesters Improv Club, Lucidity Poetry, Meditation Club, Music Program, NSCS, Neo-Animania: Anime Club, Network Internet Technology Association (NITA), Non-Traditional Student Club, Nutrition and Wellness Club, PACTS, Paranormal Inquiry Club, Pharmacy Technician, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society, Philosophy Club, Physical Therapy Assistant Club, Popnerdzsquad, Psychology Club, Raider Gamers Club, SSC League Club, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Club, Seminole Connection, Seminole State Aikido, Seminole State College USGBC, Seminole State Genshiken, Seminole State Golf Club Club, Sigma Phi Gamma - Alpha Chapter, Soccer, Social Science Club, Student Art Club, Student Government Association, Student Nurses Association, Table Tennis, Theatre Program, Ultimate Frisbee, Unity Gay Straight Alliance, Unity of Arts, Wildlife Conservation & Education Club Archery Club, Art Program, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Brain Bowl, Chess Club, Dodgeball, Film Club, IDEAS for SSC, Music Program, NSCS, PACTS, Popnerdzsquad, Soccer, Table Tennis, Unity of Arts, 4 x 4 Flag Football,
African American Cultural Forum,
African American Cultural Forum,
Creative Writing Ignited,
Digital Media Club,
Dreamers Student Club,
Environmental Initiative,
Hispanic Student Association,
Honors Ambassador Council,
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship,
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship,
International Interior Design Association,
International Student Club,
Jocular Jesters Improv Club,
Lucidity Poetry,
Meditation Club,
Neo-Animania: Anime Club,
Network Internet Technology Association (NITA),
Non-Traditional Student Club,
Nutrition and Wellness Club,
Paranormal Inquiry Club,
Pharmacy Technician,
Phi Beta Lambda,
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society,
Philosophy Club,
Physical Therapy Assistant Club,
Psychology Club,
Raider Gamers Club,
SSC League Club,
Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Club,
Seminole Connection,
Seminole State Aikido,
Seminole State College USGBC,
Seminole State Genshiken,
Seminole State Golf Club Club,
Sigma Phi Gamma - Alpha Chapter,
Social Science Club,
Student Art Club,
Student Government Association,
Student Nurses Association,
Theatre Program,
Ultimate Frisbee,
Unity Gay Straight Alliance,
Wildlife Conservation & Education Club,
Source: 2015 (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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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 83%. 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.