South Puget Sound Community College
- As a comprehensive, open door community college, South Puget Sound Community College is committed to providing quality educational opportunities to meet the intellectual, academic, vocational, career, personal, and developmental education needs of its students and members of the community.
|South Puget Sound Community College||(WA) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional||Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||Four or more years|
|Total Faculty||138 staff||157 staff|
- South Puget Sound Community College is a public two-year college. With more than 5,000 full-and part-time students, we are the largest college in the South Puget Sound area. Our main campus is nestled in a beautiful wooded area a few minutes away from the state capitol in Olympia, Washington. We also offer classes at our Hawks Prairie Center in Lacey and in Yelm. Founded in 1962 as Olympia Vocational Technical Institute Renamed Olympia Technical Community College in 1976 Mission expanded to become a fully comprehensive community college in 1980 Renamed South Puget Sound Community College in 1984 Established the Hawks Prairie Center in Lacey in 1995. The college offer occupational training for gaining the skills and knowledge you need for direct employment or career advancement in business and industry. Associate of Technical Arts degrees and/or certificates of completion are offered in a variety of areas. South Puget Sound Community College awards degrees of Associate of Arts, Associate Degree in Nursing, Associate of General Studies, and Associate of Technical Arts. Certificates are awarded for successful completion of vocational-technical programs. High school diplomas and the GED high school equivalency are also offered. The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. We offer college transfer, technical and enrichment courses.
- College Location Mi. Students
- 6,067 students | 19.80 Mi9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498
(253) 964-6500 19.806,067
- 3,167 students | 21.30 Mi600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, WA 98531
(360) 736-9391 21.303,167
- 3,905 students | 23.10 Mi4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 589-5800 23.103,905
- 6,242 students | 24.50 Mi6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA 98466
(253) 566-5000 24.506,242
- 2,596 students | 27.70 Mi1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 680-7000 27.702,596