South Seattle College

Washington - United States


South Seattle College (SSC) was established in 1969, and is located in beautiful West Seattle, just minutes from Alki Beach and downtown Seattle. South Seattle offers a panoramic view of the city skyline, Puget Sound waterfront and the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.

South Seattle is a 2-year, state funded college, fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. South has over 7,500 students and three campus locations representing nearly 100 different cultures and 50 different countries.

South provides opportunities to

complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree program or get your bachelor's here on campus in our new BAS programor from one of our university partners.

to train for rewarding careers in an abundance of professional/technical programs

update job skills or change careers

complete high school

improve basic skills

A moderate teacher/student ratio at South translates into personal attention for each student. Faculty members are exceptionally well qualified in their subject areas and are truly interested in helping each student achieve success.

Our Mission

South Seattle Community College is a constantly evolving educational community dedicated to providing quality learning experiences which prepare students to meet their goals for life and work.

The college values and promotes a close involvement with the community and strong partnerships with business, labor and industry.

The college commits to meeting the diverse needs of students by providing:

Applied baccalaureate, associate degree, college transfer, certificate, technical and professional, and pre-college programs which prepare students to succeed in their careers and further their education.

Responsive technical and professional training programs developed in collaboration with business, labor and industry.

Student-centered and community-centered programs and services which value diversity, support learning, and promote student success.

Lifelong learning opportunities for the cultural, social, professional and personal development of the members of our communities.



AAS degrees



Aeronautical Technology

Business Information Technology

Computing Technology Programs 

Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology

Engineering Graphics & Design Technology

Engineering Technology

Health Care Related Programs

Industrial Manufacturing

Landscape Horticulture

Medical Office Professional

Nursing Programs 

BAS degrees

Hospitality Management

Professional Technical Teacher Education

Sustainable Building Science Technology 

English Requirements

TOEFL, Internet Based Test (iBT): 72 with minimum of 18 on all sections

IELTS: 6.5 with minimum of 6.0 on all sections


Scholarships are available based on merit.

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