South Puget Sound Community College

Olympia, WA

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South Puget Sound Community College

South Puget Sound Community College

South Puget Sound Community College Student Essentials

South Puget Sound Community College Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Clippers
Nickname: SPSCC
Website: www.spscc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 4,200
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 9,438
Retention Rate: 57%
Enrollment: 7,690
Year Established: 1969

About South Puget Sound Community College

Get the skills you need for the life you want at South Puget Sound Community College.


A place to explore and excel in academics: Find your path from here to career by earning the certificate, applied degree, or transfer degree that meets your interests and goals from our eleven Areas of Study.


An affordable choice: Tuition costs at SPSCC are significantly less expensive than public and private 4-year schools. We award nearly $10 million in financial assistance to students each year.


A flexible piece of your busy life: Two campus locations and online and hybrid classes mean that we're always close to home.


A place to advance your success: The Center for Student Success, building 22 at the Olympia Campus, provides a multitude of resources to support your academic and personal needs.


A competitive community college: More than 6,000 students "sail and prevail" at SPSCC each year, making us the largest higher education institution in Thurston County. We're one of the top 50 U.S. community colleges based on academics and diversity and take pride in our small classes and relationships between students and award-winning faculty.


A place where feeling included matters: SPSCC fosters inclusiveness at our campuses, honors diversity, and encourages compassion for individual expression.


A place to grow: From hands-on classes and undergraduate research opportunities to campus events and clubs, SPSCC is a place to engage culture and get inspired.


A place for you to be you: Being on campus isn't all about being in the classroom. Campus is where you find a place that feels like a second home, with opportunities like Student Life activities and trips, the Pacific Island luau, student government, and more.


A place to become a fan: Welcome to The Clipper Nation, home to Clipper Athletics and four teams of outstanding student athletes: Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Soccer, and Women's Volleyball.

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South Puget Sound Community College Map & Location

South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512


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Getting Around South Puget Sound Community College

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Olympia, WA

Winter
Dec
44
33
Jan
46
34
Feb
49
33
Spring
Mar
54
35
Apr
59
38
May
65
43
Summer
Jun
71
48
Jul
77
51
Aug
78
51
Fall
Sep
72
46
Oct
60
41
Nov
50
36

Students

Total Students 7,690

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 64%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 19%
Latino 7%
African American 3%
Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 19%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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