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Seattle Central Community College

Also known as Seattle Central College

1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, WA

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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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid65%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships59%$7,489
Receiving Student Loans14%$4,489
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

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 CollegeKing CountyWashington
Graduation Rate24.7%30.4%29.5%
Transfer-out Rate30.0%23.0%19.5%

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
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Programs Offered

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

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

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.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
65%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,703