Seattle Central College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Seattle Central College is a medium four-year, public school with 6,575 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1966 and is one of the 23 colleges and schools located in Seattle, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
At Seattle Central College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, or bachelor's degree.

Seattle Central College follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Physics, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Seattle Central College is relatively low at 62% (below Washington average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Seattle Central College is very low - 26%. Around 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Seattle Central College is pretty decent - 14:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,200
Medium
Average tuition costs are relatevely low, about $8,800 a year. The additional fees at Seattle Central College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $400; this comes to a total of $9,200 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept dual credits at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Seattle Central College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (206) 934-3800 or check Seattle Central College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Seattle Central College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Seattle Central College, 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 Central College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Seattle Central College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Seattle Central College Location and Maps



Post Address: Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
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