Southeastern College

  • 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 540 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Southeastern College is one of 6 community colleges within Palm Beach County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Southeastern College is Lincoln College of Technology-West Palm Beach (3.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Southeastern College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Southeastern College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty101 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Southeastern College has declined by 46% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
  • The Southeastern College diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment540 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:138:1
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# Full-Time Students264 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students235 students655 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
41%
24%
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% Black
35%
17%
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% White
11%
69%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
11%
-
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Diversity Score0.680.60
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College Completion Rate
46%
59%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,400$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $20,246 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$20,246$15,054
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Tuition NotesTuition and Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,011$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,601$6,334
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Acceptance Rate61%86%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

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