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South Seattle College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on South Seattle College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is South Seattle College Ranked?

2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

South Seattle College was awarded 9 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

South Seattle was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into South Seattle?

Acceptance Rate

Since South Seattle College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

Learn more about South Seattle College admissions.

South Seattle College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at South Seattle College is about average at 17 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at South Seattle College is 98%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  98 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at South Seattle College

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at South Seattle College.

Good Overall Diversity at South Seattle

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,716 undergraduates at South Seattle with 2,022 being full-time and 4,694 being part-time.

South Seattle Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for South Seattle is 62.40 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  62.40 out of 100
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How Much Does South Seattle College Cost?

The overall average net price of South Seattle is $7,475. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of South Seattle, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At South Seattle, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $3,520 a year. That adds up to $14,080 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do South Seattle Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from South Seattle make about $37,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 9% less that the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at South Seattle College make the most money.

Location of South Seattle College

South Seattle College is a public institution located in Seattle, Washington. The city atmosphere of Seattle makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of South Seattle College

Contact details for South Seattle are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6000 16Th Ave Sw, Seattle, WA 98106-1499
Phone: 206-934-5300

South Seattle College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates

Learn more about the majors offered at South Seattle College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at South Seattle

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,119 students took at least one online class at South Seattle College. This is a decrease from the 1,187 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,119 500
2016-2017 1,187 547
2015-2016 1,040 507
2014-2015 1,050 482
2013-2014 947 441

Learn more about online learning at South Seattle College.


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