South Puget Sound Community College: Review & Facts

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South Puget Sound Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,840 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1962 and is one of the 2 schools located in Olympia, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
44
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and 2-year certificate are offered at South Puget Sound Community College.

South Puget Sound Community College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 44 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Education, Nursing, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
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 usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at South Puget Sound Community College is relatively low at 65% (close to Washington average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at South Puget Sound Community College is low: 31%. Roughly 12% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at South Puget Sound Community College is decent -- 16:1. Find out more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,200
Medium
Average tuition cost is relatevely low, $8,800 per year. The additional fees at South Puget Sound Community College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $400, which makes it a total of $9,200 a year.

Read the details about South Puget Sound Community 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
The college will consider accepting 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 request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at South Puget Sound Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (360) 596-5241 or check South Puget Sound Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
South Puget Sound Community College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at South Puget Sound Community 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
At present there is no on-campus housing at South Puget Sound Community College.

Based on the college crime data, South Puget Sound Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

South Puget Sound Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, Washington 98512-6292, USA
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