Seminole State College

2701 Boren Blvd
Seminole, OK 74868-1901
Tel: (405)382-9950
1,895 students
Public institution
  • Seminole State College is maintained as a two-year public college authorized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to offer courses, provide programs, and confer associate degrees. Seminole State has the primary responsibility of providing post-secondary educational programs to residents of Hughes, Lincoln, Okfuskee, Seminole, and Pottawatomie counties in east central Oklahoma. The College exists to enhance the capabilities of individuals to achieve their goals for personal development by providing quality learning experiences and services that respond to diverse individual and community needs in a changing global society. Seminole State College prepares students to continue their education beyond the two-year level, trains students for careers and other educational opportunities, and makes available resources and services designed to benefit students and the community at large.
School Highlights
Seminole State College serves 1,895 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Seminole State College is the only community colleges within Seminole County, OK.
The nearest community college is St. Gregory's University (16.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
College Seminole State College (OK) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 55 staff 55 staff
Seminole State College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,895 has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,895 students 957 students
Seminole State College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1 31:1
Seminole State College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 939 students 849 students
Seminole State College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 956 students 881 students
Seminole State College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Seminole State College Enrollment Breakdown OK All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity 230 350
% American Indian/Alaskan
18%
10%
Seminole State College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
1%
2%
Seminole State College Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
2%
6%
Seminole State College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
4%
9%
Seminole State College Black (2006-2014)
% White
72%
61%
Seminole State College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Seminole State College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Seminole State College Ethnicity Breakdown OK 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. 0.45 0.60
Seminole State College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,330 is more than the state average of $3,097. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,860 is more than the state average of $7,224. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,330 $3,097
Seminole State College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,860 $7,224
Seminole State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 88%
Seminole State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Seminole State College, established in 1931 as Seminole Junior College, is located in the east central portion of the state in Seminole, Oklahoma, a designated All-American City with a population of approximately 7,500. In 2002, Seminole State College opended the doors of the Enoch Kelly Haney Center -a new facility to house the SSC business and industry training program and the College's outstanding nursing division. The 43,000 square foot facility is designed to meet the instructional needs of specific businesses and industries in the areas of management, sales, computer operations, technical service, industrial skills development, and other specialized training as requested. Students at Seminole State College can earn an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees. With the Associate of Arts and Science degrees, students can take electives in everything from Art to Pre-engineering and transfer to a four-year institution or enter the work force. With the Applied Science degree, students can concentrate their studies in accounting, computer science, medical laboratory technology, business administration, nursing and office management. In addition to offering classes on the SSC campus, the college offers courses in Wewoka and Shawnee. With the outreach classes, students have the opportunity to take college credit courses in a location near them. Seminole State College is fully accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, the National League for Nursing, the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • St. Gregory's University
    Private, non-profit
    649 students | 16.50 Mi1900 W MacArthur
    Shawnee OK  74804
    (405)878-5100
    16.50649
  • 6,891 students | 42.60 Mi6420 S E 15th
    Midwest City OK  73110
    (405)733-7311
    42.606,891
  • Platt College-Moore
    Pivate, for profit
    94 students | 44.40 Mi201 N. Eastern
    Moore OK  73160
    (405)912-3260
    44.4094
  • 234 students | 45.70 Mi3701 S I-35 Frontage Road
    Moore OK  73160
    (405)912-9000
    45.70234
  • 715 students | 46.00 Mi7202 S. I-35 Service Road
    Oklahoma City OK  73149
    (405)631-3399
    46.00715
Did You Know?
For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,097 per year for in-state students and $7,224 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,510 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma 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 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.