Seminole State College

  • 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 29:1.
  • 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 to Seminole State College is St. Gregory's University (16.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Seminole State College(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty55 staff58 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Seminole State College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Seminole State College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,895 students1,805 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:129:1
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# Full-Time Students939 students849 students
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# Part-Time Students956 students956 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
230350
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% American Indian/Alaskan
18%
10%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
6%
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% Black
4%
9%
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% White
72%
61%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.450.60
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College Completion Rate
28%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,800$33,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,630 is less than the state average of $4,558. 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 $8,857. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,630$4,558
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,550$8,857
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$11,520
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,
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.

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