South Seattle College in Seattle

Seattle, WA

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South Seattle College offers 222-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 2 high safety сampuses. 60.9% are women, and 39.1% are men. 7% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at South Seattle College is 5549$, that is at the level of national average. 27% of full-time South Seattle College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $33,400, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The South Seattle College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, South Seattle College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$4,727
$30,001 - $48,000$7,822
$48,001 - $75,000$8,433
$75,001 - $110,000$9,033



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Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


1316 of South Seattle College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 24 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes South Seattle College number 46 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Washington.

Students at South Seattle College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in South Seattle College.

Study abroad

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Graduation Rate


South Seattle College graduation rate is below the national average.

27% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to South Seattle College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at South Seattle College is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In South Seattle College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at South Seattle College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Washington.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on South Seattle College

The campus located by 6000 16Th Ave Sw address in Seattle, Washington.


South Seattle College in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of South Seattle College with 0.1% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on South Seattle College are burglary, robbery, and motor vehicle theft.

The percentage of crimes on Georgetown Campus

The campus located by 6737 South Corson Ave. address in Seattle, Washington.


Georgetown Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of South Seattle College with 0.02% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Georgetown Campus are burglary and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

South Seattle College offers 222 programs in total: 87 are for Associate's degree, 75 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, 30 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 24 - for 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs, and 6 are Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 48 universities in King county, with one of the highest number of Associate's degree , less than 1-year certificate and 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs offered. South Seattle College is one of the few institutions in King that offers a Bachelor's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 3 distance education programs that are provided in the South Seattle College: 3 are for Associate's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Washington state average data to help you compare.


South Seattle College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 4339 students with 195272 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 6000 16th Ave SW


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Quarter

General Phone Number: +2069345300

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