South Seattle College: Review & Facts

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South Seattle College is a medium four-year, public school with 6,080 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1970 and is one of the 23 colleges located in Seattle, Washington.

Academic Offerings



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

South Seattle College deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 44 majors. The most popular concentrations are Automotive and Mechanic, General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Welding, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
100%
Good
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.

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

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at South Seattle College is very low - 8%. Approximately 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at SSCC is pretty decent - 15:1. Read more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,200
Medium
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 South Seattle 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 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 South Seattle College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (206) 934-5300 or check South Seattle College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
South Seattle College 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 South Seattle College.

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

South Seattle College Location and Maps



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