Seminole State College of Florida

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Seminole State College of Florida Photo #1 - The Seminole State Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, located 15 miles north of Orlando, features 200 acres of beautiful, rolling countryside, and is bordered by Sanford to the north and Lake Mary to the west.
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Seminole State College of Florida Photo #1 - The Seminole State Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, located 15 miles north of Orlando, features 200 acres of beautiful, rolling countryside, and is bordered by Sanford to the north and Lake Mary to the west.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #2 - Seminole State's mascot, Rally Raider, is a spirit leader and good will ambassador for the College.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #3 - 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.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #4 - The Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium at Seminole State College of Florida offers live, interactive shows and full-dome video presentations that are unlike any planetarium show you'll ever experience. From traditional star displays and cultural shows that detail the importance of astronomy around the world, to feature presentations that whisk you through the depths of outer space, the planetarium has
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #5 - 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 Photo #6 - 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.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #7 - The Seminole State College of Florida Nursing Department provides immersive, hands-on education using the latest in patient simulation technology.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #8 - The Heathrow Campus functions as a collaborative space, where students, community residents and professionals converge, learn and create.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #9 - 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 of Florida Photo #10 - Situated on 180 secluded acres - including a 120-acre nature preserve - Seminole State College's Oviedo Campus features state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, small class sizes and hands-on instruction.
  • 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 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% 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).

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 99% 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
Seminole State College of Florida Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Seminole State College of Florida has grown by 38% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment29,321 students1,142 students
Seminole State College of Florida Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio39:138:1
Seminole State College of Florida Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students10,936 students487 students
Seminole State College of Florida Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students18,385 students655 students
Seminole State College of Florida Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Seminole State College of Florida Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students6,322 students487 students
# Graduate Students29,321 students30 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 (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
26%
24%
Seminole State College of Florida Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
17%
17%
Seminole State College of Florida Black (2007-2016)
% White
49%
69%
Seminole State College of Florida White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Seminole State College of Florida More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
2%
Seminole State College of Florida Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
--
Seminole State College of Florida Unknown (2007-2012)
Seminole State College of Florida Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.60
Seminole State College of Florida Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
35%
52%
Seminole State College of Florida Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2010)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,800$30,800
Seminole State College of Florida Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Seminole State College of Florida In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,456$11,973
Seminole State College of Florida Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%91%
Seminole State College of Florida % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$12,750
Seminole State College of Florida Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
Seminole State College of Florida Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%86%

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBaseball, Golf, SoftballBaseball, 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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For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.