Southeastern College-West Palm Beach

Tel: (561)433-2330
1,013 students
Public institution
The mission of Southeastern College as a diploma and associate degree granting College of higher education is to provide quality career education and skill development to aspiring individuals pursuing a career or advancement in their chosen field. The purpose of Southeastern College is to offer quality career education in an atmosphere of personalized attention. At Southeastern College we focus on the specialized skills and knowledge needed for today’s marketplace by providing courses that apply to skill performance and career management development. At Southeastern College we select industry experienced individuals as members of our faculty. This allows our students to be educated by professionals who have practical knowledge in their particular field; as well as the appropriate level of formal education. This philosophy assists our faculty in recreating a similar atmosphere to that which you will encounter in your new career. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://www.sec.edu/consumerinfo
School Highlights
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach serves 1,013 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach is one of 7 community colleges within Palm Beach County, FL.
The nearest community college is Medvance Institute-West Palm (4.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 167 teachers has grown by 108% over five years.
College Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 167 staff
61 staff
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,013 has declined by 27% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,013 students 1,315 students
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,013 students
815 students
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 500 students
1,061 students
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
28%
20%
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
25%
15%
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Black (2006-2013)
% White
42%
49%
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Unknown (2010-2013)
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.68 0.70
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,856 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,856 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,856 $5,590
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,856 $10,086
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 61%
81%
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Southeastern College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, 2101 Wilson Blvd, Suite 302, Arlington, Virginia, 22201. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Commission at (703) 247-4212.

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Did You Know?
Palm Beach County, FL 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Palm Beach County, FL is Medvance Institute-West Palm. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.