Seattle Community College South: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Seattle Community College South is a small four-year, public school with 5,000 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1970 and is one of the 22 colleges located in Seattle, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, and bachelor's degree are offered at Seattle Community College South.

Seattle Community College South deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are Automotive and Mechanic, General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
100%
The rate of student retention at Seattle Community College South is perfect at 100% (well above Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Seattle Community College South is very low - 8%. Approximately 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at SSCC is decent - 16:1. Read more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,200
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - around $8,800 per year. The additional fees at SSCC not covered by tuition are roughly $400; which comes to a total of $9,200 a year.

Read the details about Seattle Community College South additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Seattle Community College South and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (206) 934-5300 or check Seattle Community College South Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Seattle Community College South provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SSCC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Seattle Community College South.

Based on the college crime information, Seattle Community College South appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Seattle Community College South Location and Maps



Post Address: Seattle Community College South, 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, Washington 98106-1499, USA
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