• 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 1,531 students (54% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,531 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,415
  • Out-state tuition: $5,580
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 41%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 154 teachers has grown by 63% over five years.
Seminole State College
(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
154 staff
154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Seminole State College has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Seminole State College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,531 students
1,720 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
831 students
831 students
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# Part-Time Students
700 students
889 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
230 students
300 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
25%
9%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
11%
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% Black
7%
8%
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% White
59%
53%
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% Two or more races
n/a
10%
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.58
0.68
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College Completion Rate
38%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,800
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,415 is less than the state average of $3,556. The in-state tuition has declined by 41% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,580 is less than the state average of $8,161. The out-state tuition has declined by 42% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,415
$3,556
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,580
$8,161
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Tuition Notes
based on 15 credit hours per semester
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Seminole State College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OK by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,750
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,539
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
72%
SAT Reading
n/a
387
SAT Math
n/a
475
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
18

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.
Profile last updated: 07/12/2022

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,531 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,415
  • Out-state tuition: $5,580
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 41%
  • Source: Verified school update

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For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,556 per year for in-state students and $8,161 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,142 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oklahoma community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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