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Seattle Central College Overview

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

What Is Seattle Central College Known For?

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  • The student loan default rate at Seattle Central is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Seattle Central is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 99% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Seattle Central bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $42,388 a year. That's about 4% more than their peers at other schools.

Where Is Seattle Central College?


Contact details for Seattle Central are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-934-3800

How Do I Get Into Seattle Central?

You can apply to Seattle Central online at:

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?

1% Take Out Loans
2.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Seattle Central, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $8,660 a year. That adds up to $34,640 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Seattle Central is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Seattle Central College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,792 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,698 undergraduate students at Seattle Central, with 2,792 being full-time and 1,906 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,792 full-time undergraduates at Seattle Central, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 537
Black or African American 496
Hispanic or Latino 279
White 729
International Students 378
Other Races/Ethnicities 373

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

1,474 Took All Classes Online
2,976 Took At Least One Class Online
62.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,976 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.


Online Growth Rankings of Seattle Central

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Seattle Central College was 62.0%. This is the #580 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%.


*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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