Seminole State College of Florida

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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 - The Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium offers live, interactive shows and full-dome video presentations that are unlike any planetarium show you'll ever experience.
Seminole State College of Florida Photo #10 - 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 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 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 62%.

School News

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,013 teachers has grown by 154% over five years.
Seminole State College of Florida(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty1,013 staff128 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

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 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment17,754 students3,135 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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# Full-Time Students5,752 students862 students
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# Part-Time Students12,002 students2,273 students
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
27%
30%
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% Black
15%
18%
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% White
47%
38%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.680.73
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College Completion Rate
35%
44%
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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 Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,131 is less than the state average of $5,404. 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 $11,632. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,131$5,404
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,456$11,632
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid66%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 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$10,413
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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 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate100%84%
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 2019-20 school year data.

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: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Seminole State College of Florida is City College-Altamonte Springs (8.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • City College-Altamonte Springs
    Private not-for-profit
    188 students | 8.00 Mi177 Montgomery Road
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
    (407) 831-9816
    8.00188
  • 698 students | 8.70 Mi1865 SR 436
    Winter Park, FL 32792
    (407) 478-0500
    8.70698
  • Cortiva Institute-Maitland
    Private for-profit
    218 students | 9.40 Mi2600 Lake Lucien Drive Suite#240
    Maitland, FL 32751
    (954) 962-2624
    9.40218
  • Full Sail University
    Private for-profit
    21,666 students | 10.00 Mi3300 University Blvd
    Winter Park, FL 32792
    (407) 679-0100
    10.0021,666
  • AdventHealth University
    Private not-for-profit
    1,688 students | 12.00 Mi671 Winyah Drive
    Orlando, FL 32803
    (407) 303-7742
    12.001,688
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