Southeastern College

1756 North Congress Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Southeastern College Offers Career Education Designed for Working Adults
     As a student at Southeastern College, you will gain the training, skills, and knowledge you need to prepare for a rewarding career in occupations such as:

    Massage Therapy
    Medical Assisting
    Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    Pharmacy Technology
    Practical Nursing
    Surgical Technology and more Programs vary by campus

School Highlights

Southeastern College serves 608 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 608 students
  • Private-state tuition: $23,584
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 89%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Southeastern College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 69% over five years.
Southeastern College
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Item not available
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
122 staff
139 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southeastern College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Southeastern College diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
608 students
2,862 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
371 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
237 students
2,000 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
162 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
608 students
862 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
2,761 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
31%
29%
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% Black
44%
16%
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% White
11%
41%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
11%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.71
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
67%
64%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$27,400
$31,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $23,584 is more than the state average of $16,548. The private state tuition has grown by 56% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$23,584
$16,548
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Tuition Notes
Tuition and Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
99%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,440
$9,750
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
92%
91%
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SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Why Southeastern College
    Our career-focused programs and flexible class schedules make Southeastern College a great choice for busy working adults. Small classes ensure personalized attention for each student, and you will gain career skills in an educational environment that simulates the workplace, so you can begin using your education immediately on the job.

    Additional benefits:
    Prepare for a new career in as few as eight months
    Learn from dedicated instructors in a caring, friendly learning environment
    Financial aid is available to those who qualify
    Career placement assistance is available for graduates
    Contact us today to find out more about why Southeastern College is the right choice to reach your career goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Southeastern College cost?
Southeastern College's private state tuition is approximately $23,584.
What is the acceptance rate of Southeastern College?
The acceptance rate of Southeastern College is 92%, which is higher than the state average of 91%.
What is Southeastern College's ranking?
Southeastern College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Florida for: Average community college minority breakdown and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 608 students
  • Private-state tuition: $23,584
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 89%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Palm Beach County, FL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is equal to the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Palm Beach County, FL is Palm Beach State College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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