South Seattle Community College: Narrative Description

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6000 16th Ave., SW
Seattle, WA 98106-1499
Tel: (206)764-5300
Admissions: (206)764-5378
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Seattle Community College District System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 65-acre urban campus. Students come from 24 other countries, 54% 25 or older. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at 9 community colleges in the Seattle metropolitan area.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for international students. Option: early admission. Placement: ACT ASSET required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $69 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $240.70 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $10 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta, Vietnamese Club, Afro-American Club, Delta Epsilon Chi, International Student Clubs. Major annual events: Rainbow Festival, Holiday Dinner. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. South Seattle Community College Instructional Resource Center with 34,000 books, 350 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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