Seattle Central Community College (SCCC) is a two-year associate degree-awarding public educational institution that enrolls over 7,000 students. Located at 1701 Broadway in Seattle, WA, the mission of SCCC is to promote educational excellence in a multicultural urban setting by providing opportunities for academic achievement, workplace preparation and service to the community.
The Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees granted by the college are specifically designed to cater to students planning a four-year program at a regular college. The college has also recently introduced a Bachelor of Applied Behavioral Science for those who have earned an A.A.S. degree in Social & Human Services or Interpreter Training. DTA/MRP Associate programs are also available for those seeking a career in Elementary and Middle School, or Secondary Math education. Per the DTA, all 90 credits can be transferred to one of many Washington State colleges for those pursuing higher education after their Associate’s degree.
Campus life is rich at SCCC: With a well-appointed library, health and fitness centers, art and dining opportunities abounding, students are encouraged to find the right balance between academics and extracurricular activities.
Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and the college also runs several programs and waivers that help in various ways. A Veteran’s benefits program is also on offer at the college.
Several student services are offered at the college, including disability support, career counseling, IT services and much more.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $3,500-$4,200
- Out-of-State: $8,700-$10,460
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $110-$130 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $280-$330 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||65%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||59%||$7,489|
|Receiving Student Loans||14%||$4,489|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Seattle Central Community College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how Seattle Central Community College compares against other community colleges in King County and community colleges in Washington as a whole.
|Seattle Central College||King County||Washington|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2005)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1987)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Washington
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Seattle Central Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Personal and Culinary Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Seattle Central Community College.
- Cascadia Community College in Bothell, WA (12 miles away)
- Highline Community College in Des Moines, WA (16 miles away)
- Pierce College at Puyallup in Puyallup, WA (32 miles away)
- South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia, WA (50 miles away)
- Peninsula College in Port Angeles, WA (61 miles away)