Seminole State College of Florida

  • Seminole State College of Florida is a full-service education provider, offering seven 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 29,879 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Seminole State College of Florida is one of 3 community colleges within Seminole County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Seminole State College of Florida is City College-Altamonte Springs (6.6 miles away).

School News

Top Placements

Seminole State College of Florida places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 755 teachers has grown by 97% over five years.
Seminole State College of Florida(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty755 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Seminole State College of Florida has grown by 62% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
  • The Seminole State College of Florida diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment29,879 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio40:138:1
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# Full-Time Students10,458 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students19,452 students655 students
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% Asian
4%
2%
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% Hispanic
29%
24%
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% Black
16%
17%
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% White
44%
69%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
10%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
-
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Diversity Score0.660.60
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College Completion Rate
35%
52%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,800$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,131 is less than the state average of $6,464. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,456 is less than the state average of $11,973. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,131$6,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,456$11,973
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
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Acceptance Rate100%86%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBaseball, Cross Country, Golf, SoftballBaseball, Cross Country,
Golf, Softball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.59 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
African American Cultural Forum, Archery Club, Brain Bowl, Chess Club, Creative Writing Ignited, Digital Media Club, Dreamers Student Club, Environmental Initiative, Film Club, Hispanic Student Association, Honors Ambassador Council, IDEAS for SSC, International Interior Design Association, International Student Club, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Jocular Jesters Improv Club, Lucidity Poetry, Meditation Club, Neo-Animania: Anime Club, Network Internet Technology Association (NITA), Non-Traditional Student Club, NSCS, 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, 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, SSC League Club, Student Art Club, Student Government Association, Student Nurses Association, Unity Gay Straight Alliance, Unity of Arts, Wildlife Conservation & Education Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Program, Music Program, Theatre Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
4 x 4 Flag Football, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Dodgeball, Soccer, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee
Source: 2016 (or 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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