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Seminole State College of Florida Overview

Located in Sanford, Florida, Seminole State College of Florida is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Seminole State College of Florida Known For?

6,970 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Seminole State.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 28% of the faculty were full-time.

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Seminole State College of Florida Rankings

Seminole State holds the #23 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Seminole State has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#10 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#119 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#485 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Seminole State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Best Fire Protection Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Management Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Value Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Value Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#79 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#88 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#88 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Seminole State has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#15 Best Management Information Systems Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#80 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Nursing Degree Search

Where Is Seminole State College of Florida?

Location of Seminole State College of Florida

Contact details for Seminole State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Weldon Blvd, Sanford, FL 32773-6199
Phone: 407-708-4722
Website: https://www.seminolestate.edu/

How Do I Get Into Seminole State?

You can apply to Seminole State online at: https://www.seminolestate.edu/apply

Seminole State College of Florida has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Seminole State College of Florida?

17% Take Out Loans
5.3% 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 Seminole State, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,513 a year. That adds up to $18,052 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Seminole State is 5.3%. 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.

Seminole State College of Florida Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,752 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,754 undergraduate students at Seminole State, with 5,752 being full-time and 12,002 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Seminole State

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,752 full-time undergraduates at Seminole State, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Seminole State

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Seminole State College of Florida students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Seminole State Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 169
Black or African American 794
Hispanic or Latino 1,625
White 2,605
International Students 201
Other Races/Ethnicities 358

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Seminole State College of Florida. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 53 countries are represented at Seminole State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Vietnam, and Venezuela.

Online Learning at Seminole State College of Florida

4,238 Took All Classes Online
8,630 Took At Least One Class Online
12.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 8,630 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 7th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Seminole State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Seminole State College of Florida was 12.2%. This is the #1,203 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Seminole State regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Seminole State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 16%
Business Administration & Management 14%
Business Support & Assistant Services 32%
Business, Management & Marketing 8%
Communication & Journalism 20%
Communications Technologies & Support 38%
Computer & Information Sciences 16%
Computer Information Systems 20%
Computer Programming 7%
Electronics Engineering Technology 80%
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 11%
Engineering Technologies 45%
Entrepreneurial Studies 1%
Fire Protection 17%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 23%
Health Professions 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 5%
Information Technology 28%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 10%
Liberal Arts General Studies 10%
Marketing 50%
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 6%
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 23%
Visual & Performing Arts 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Seminole State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Seminole State.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Electronics Maintenance & Repair #4
Electronics Engineering Technology #7
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #10
Computer Programming #23
Entrepreneurial Studies #25
Business Support & Assistant Services #46
Information Technology #55
Engineering Technologies #55
Computer Information Systems #70
Accounting #106
Health & Medical Administrative Services #150
Computer & Information Sciences #160
Criminal Justice & Corrections #181
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #191
Liberal Arts General Studies #191
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #203
Business Administration & Management #382
Health Professions #414
Business, Management & Marketing #474

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%.

Seminole State College of Florida 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 2,323 0 0 2,323
Biotechnology 687 0 0 0 687
Accounting 359 8 0 0 367
Business Administration & Management 303 51 0 0 354
Entrepreneurial Studies 328 16 0 0 344
Allied Health Professions 206 59 53 0 318
Electronics Engineering Technology 235 0 0 0 235
Criminal Justice & Corrections 206 27 0 0 233
Nursing 0 208 0 6 214
Fire Protection 184 10 0 0 194
Computer Information Systems 32 0 0 128 160
Information Technology 59 91 2 0 152
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 135 135
Design & Applied Arts 62 38 1 27 128
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 126 126
Computer Programming 67 26 29 0 122
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 31 65 0 96
Construction Engineering Technology 61 0 0 24 85
Mechanical Engineering Technology 39 14 30 0 83
Human Development & Family Studies 77 0 2 0 79
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 49 8 0 0 57
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 37 19 0 56
Physical Science Technicians 0 55 0 0 55
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 43 9 0 0 52
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 36 0 0 0 36
Business Support & Assistant Services 31 0 0 0 31
Other Education 31 0 0 0 31
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 28 0 0 0 28
Computer Software & Applications 13 13 0 0 26
Graphic Communications 23 0 0 0 23
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 0 0 22 22
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 18 0 0 18
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 17 0 17
Legal Support Services 0 15 0 0 15
Journalism 14 0 0 0 14
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 13 0 13
Building Management & Inspection 0 12 0 0 12
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 8 0 8
General Visual & Performing Arts 5 0 0 0 5
Teaching Assistants 4 0 0 0 4
Civil Engineering Technology 0 4 0 0 4
Marketing 0 2 0 0 2
Environmental Control Technology 2 0 0 0 2
Precision Metal Working 0 0 2 0 2
Communications Technology 1 0 0 0 1
General Engineering Technology 1 0 0 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 3,186 3,075 241 468 6,970

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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