SSCC Description

South Seattle Community College (SSCC), located in Washington, offers general education skills to help students to prepare for their transition to a four-year college.

Academics at SSCC range greatly: from nursing program to aviation and horticulture, this school has a program for every interest. While this school offers associate’s degrees in Arts and Science, South Seattle encourages its students to seek an undergraduate degree from a four-year institution after program completion.

SSCC admissions are rather straightforward: this school will accept anyone who is over 18 years of age and possesses a high school diploma or the equivalent.

This school offers a number of student-run organizations for Asian and Pacific Islander students, ensuring that campus life is as supportive as possible.

Tuition varies depending on residency, with out-of-state tuition and international tuition costing more than in-state tuition.

In order to qualify for resident tuition, students must prove that they are either financially independent, live in Washington, or are a dependent of a Washington resident.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Typically, aid is available through federal and state grants and loans.

Quick Facts about South Seattle Community College

Region

Northwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$ 3,824

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 9,014

Enrollment

7,095

Year Established

1972

SSCC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
7,095
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
7,095

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
40%
Part-Time
60%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
6%
African American
10%
Caucasian
46%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
11%
Unknown and Other
26%

International Students

International
7%
Domestic
93%

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