Seminole State College

2701 Boren Blvd
Seminole, OK 74868-1901
Tel: (405)382-9950
  • Seminole State College is maintained as a two-year public college authorized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to offer courses, provide programs, and confer associate degrees. Seminole State has the primary responsibility of providing post-secondary educational programs to residents of Hughes, Lincoln, Okfuskee, Seminole, and Pottawatomie counties in east central Oklahoma. The College exists to enhance the capabilities of individuals to achieve their goals for personal development by providing quality learning experiences and services that respond to diverse individual and community needs in a changing global society. Seminole State College prepares students to continue their education beyond the two-year level, trains students for careers and other educational opportunities, and makes available resources and services designed to benefit students and the community at large.
School Highlights
  • Seminole State College serves 1,895 students (50% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 32:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Seminole State College is the only community colleges within Seminole County, OK.
  • The nearest community college is St. Gregory's University (16.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
Seminole State College(OK) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty55 staff58 staff
Seminole State College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,895 has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,895 students1,825 students
Seminole State College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:132:1
Seminole State College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students939 students869 students
Seminole State College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students956 students956 students
Seminole State College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Seminole State College Enrollment Breakdown OK All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Seminole State College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Seminole State College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Seminole State College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Seminole State College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Seminole State College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Seminole State College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
% Non Resident races
Seminole State College Non Resident (2007-2016)
Seminole State College Ethnicity Breakdown OK All Ethnic Groups 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.0.450.60
Seminole State College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Seminole State College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,800$33,700
Seminole State College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,630 is less than the state average of $4,657. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,550 is less than the state average of $9,113. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,630$4,657
Seminole State College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,550$9,113
Seminole State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%88%
Seminole State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$11,937
Seminole State College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
Seminole State College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Seminole State College, established in 1931 as Seminole Junior College, is located in the east central portion of the state in Seminole, Oklahoma, a designated All-American City with a population of approximately 7,500. In 2002, Seminole State College opended the doors of the Enoch Kelly Haney Center -a new facility to house the SSC business and industry training program and the College's outstanding nursing division. The 43,000 square foot facility is designed to meet the instructional needs of specific businesses and industries in the areas of management, sales, computer operations, technical service, industrial skills development, and other specialized training as requested. Students at Seminole State College can earn an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees. With the Associate of Arts and Science degrees, students can take electives in everything from Art to Pre-engineering and transfer to a four-year institution or enter the work force. With the Applied Science degree, students can concentrate their studies in accounting, computer science, medical laboratory technology, business administration, nursing and office management. In addition to offering classes on the SSC campus, the college offers courses in Wewoka and Shawnee. With the outreach classes, students have the opportunity to take college credit courses in a location near them. Seminole State College is fully accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, the National League for Nursing, the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • St. Gregory's University
    Private, non-profit
    649 students | 16.50 Mi1900 W MacArthur
    Shawnee OK  74804
  • 6,891 students | 42.60 Mi6420 S E 15th
    Oklahoma City OK  73110
  • Platt College-Moore
    Private, for profit
    94 students | 44.40 Mi201 N. Eastern
    Oklahoma City OK  73160
  • Randall University
    Private, non-profit
    234 students | 45.70 Mi3701 S I-35 Frontage Road
    Oklahoma City OK  73160
  • 3,118 students | 50.00 Mi1801 E 4th St
    Okmulgee OK  74447
Recent Articles
December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.
Did You Know?
For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,657 per year for in-state students and $9,113 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,977 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma 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 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.