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Seattle Central College Overview

Located in Seattle, Washington, Seattle Central College is a public institution. Seattle is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Seattle Central College Known For?

1,389 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Seattle Central.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Seattle Central College?

Location of Seattle Central College

Contact details for Seattle Central are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-934-3800
Website: www.seattlecentral.edu

How Do I Get Into Seattle Central?

You can apply to Seattle Central online at: https://www.public.ctc.edu/ApplicantWebClient/Applicant/ApplWelcome.aspx

Since Seattle Central College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Seattle Central College?

9% Take Out Loans
13.3% Loan Default Rate

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 Seattle Central, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $5,752 a year. That adds up to $23,008 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Seattle Central is 13.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Seattle Central College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,623 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,802 undergraduate students at Seattle Central, with 3,623 being full-time and 3,179 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Seattle Central

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,623 full-time undergraduates at Seattle Central, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Seattle Central

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Seattle Central College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Seattle Central Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 475
Black or African American 423
Hispanic or Latino 262
White 953
International Students 987
Other Races/Ethnicities 523

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Seattle Central College. At this time, 5 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 87 countries are represented at Seattle Central. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and Taiwan.

Online Learning at Seattle Central College

579 Took All Classes Online
1,540 Took At Least One Class Online
6.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,540 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Seattle Central has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Seattle Central

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Seattle Central College was 6.6%. This is the #1,555 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Seattle Central regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Seattle Central College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 526 0 0 526
General Business/Commerce 0 169 0 0 169
Health Sciences & Services 0 41 0 70 111
General Physical Sciences 0 80 0 0 80
Nursing 0 77 0 0 77
Culinary Arts 0 46 24 0 70
Design & Applied Arts 0 64 0 0 64
Mental & Social Health Services 7 12 8 20 47
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 38 0 38
Computer Software & Applications 0 5 26 0 31
Building Management & Inspection 26 0 0 0 26
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 19 0 0 0 19
Allied Health Professions 0 11 7 0 18
Information Technology 0 5 7 4 16
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 11 0 0 13
Computer Programming 0 10 3 0 13
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 12 0 0 0 12
Woodworking 0 11 0 0 11
Teacher Education Grade Specific 8 2 0 0 10
Computer Systems Networking 1 7 1 0 9
Business Administration & Management 6 2 0 0 8
Carpentry 0 8 0 0 8
Dental Support Services 0 0 6 0 6
Marine Transportation 0 0 5 0 5
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 1 0 0 1
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 1 0 0 1
Accounting 0 0 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0 0
Other Construction 0 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0 0
American Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0 0
Cosmetology 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 81 1,089 125 94 1,389

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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