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Seminole State College of Florida Photo #1 - Seminole State's Sanford/Lake Mary Campus is located 15 miles north of Orlando and features 200 acres of beautiful, rolling countryside.
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Seminole State College of Florida Photo #1 - Seminole State's Sanford/Lake Mary Campus is located 15 miles north of Orlando and features 200 acres of beautiful, rolling countryside.
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 - Seminole State's 77,000-square-foot Student Center supports Seminole State`s vision of being a student-centered college by serving as a one-stop facility for student services and student life.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #4 - 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 #5 - Recognized as one of the top fire academies in the nation by the National Fire Academy, Seminole State's fire programs provides training for students who want to become firefighters.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #6 - Seminole State College has been training law enforcement officers since 1969. We offer a variety of degree, certificate and crossover training programs.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #7 - Seminole State College's Emergency Medical Services programs are among the most progressive in Florida. The College offers advanced training in pre-hospital emergency medicine, allowing students to prepare for state licensure as emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #8 - The state-of-the-art Central Florida Auto Dealers Association (CFADA) Professional Automotive Training Center boasts an employment rate of nearly 100 percent for graduates of Seminole State's automotive technology programs.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #9 - Seminole State College's English Language Institute (ELI) is an intensive language program for international students, residents, and visitors whose native language is not English.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #10 - Whether you want to stay for a semester, earn your A.A. or Bachelor's Degree, you can get a high quality, affordable education at Seminole State.
  • Seminole State College of Florida is a full-service education provider, offering eleven bachelor's degrees:
  • Business and Information Management
  • Construction
  • Elementary Education K-6
  • Exceptional Student Education K-12
  • Engineering Technology
  • Health Sciences
  • Information Systems Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Management and Organizational Leadership
  • Public Safety Administration
  • RN-to-BSN
  • 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 17,754 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 17,754 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,131
  • Out-state tuition: $11,456
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 53%
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • Seminole State business program earns accreditation from ACBSP - 07/13/2022
    Seminole State College of Florida`s Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Information Management (BIM) has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the ...moreonly global organization offering specialized business accreditation for all degree levels. hide
  • Seminole State launches partnership with Community College of the Air Force - 04/07/2021
    Seminole State College of Florida and the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) have signed a partnership allowing the College to offer a General Education Mobile (GEM) program. ...more Through the partnership, the College will offer 18 online general education classes to more than 300,000 United States Air Force and United State Space Force personnel pursuing a CCAF Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. hide
  • Seminole State wins national award for outstanding STEM education - 12/01/2020
    Seminole State College of Florida`s Associate of Science Degree in Network Services Technology has been named a winner of the Excellence and Equity in Community College STEM Award by the ...moreAspen Institute College Excellence Program and the Siemens Foundation. hide
  • The benefits of continuing education after high school - 12/01/2020
    For high school graduates, deciding whether to pursue higher education or enter the workforce and start earning money may be a difficult decision. But the benefits of pursuing a four-year ...morebachelor`s degree, a two-year associate degree, or a technical or career certificate can help you get hired in a well-paying job and put you on track for long-term career success. hide

Top Rankings

Seminole State College of Florida ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,013 teachers has grown by 164% over five years.
Seminole State College of Florida
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
1,013 staff
128 staff
This chart display total faculty of Seminole State College of Florida and community college average number of faculty in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Seminole State College of Florida has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The Seminole State College of Florida diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,754 students
1,232 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Seminole State College of Florida and community college average number of enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Seminole State College of Florida and community college average student staff ratio of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
5,752 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
12,002 students
2,000 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Seminole State College of Florida and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Seminole State College of Florida.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of FL.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
129 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
5,752 students
862 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Seminole State College of Florida and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
12,002 students
2,771 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Seminole State College of Florida and the percentage of Asian community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
27%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Seminole State College of Florida and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
15%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Seminole State College of Florida and the percentage of Black community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
47%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Seminole State College of Florida and the percentage of White community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Seminole State College of Florida and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Seminole State College of Florida and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Seminole State College of Florida.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.68
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Seminole State College of Florida and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
35%
44%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Seminole State College of Florida and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of FL by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
14.25%
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,800
$31,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Seminole State College of Florida and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of FL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,131 is less than the state average of $3,280. 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 $10,578. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,131
$3,280
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Seminole State College of Florida and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$11,456
$10,578
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Seminole State College of Florida and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
66%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Seminole State College of Florida and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,250
$9,750
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Seminole State College of Florida and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Seminole State College of Florida and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
86%
This chart display the percent admitted of Seminole State College of Florida and the community college average percent admitted of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports
Sports
Baseball, 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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.
Profile last updated: 09/07/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Seminole State College of Florida cost?

Seminole State College of Florida's tuition is approximately $3,131 for In-State students and $11,456 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Seminole State College of Florida?

The acceptance rate of Seminole State College of Florida is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 86%.

What sports does Seminole State College of Florida offer?

Seminole State College of Florida offers 4 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Cross Country, Golf and Softball.

What is Seminole State College of Florida's ranking?

Seminole State College of Florida ranks among the top 20% of community college in Florida for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 17,754 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,131
  • Out-state tuition: $11,456
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 53%
  • Source: Verified school update

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