South Seattle College
Seattle, WA 98106
Located in Seattle, Washington, South Seattle College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.
South Seattle College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
South Seattle College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,393 and fees $461. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,800 and $461 respectively.
|Campus LocaleCity: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Seattle Community College Licensed Practical Nurse program is offered over 4 quarters totaling 78 credit hours.
Students enrolled in the program have the option of exiting the program after 4 quarters with a Certificate in Practical Nursing which qualifies them to sit for the Washington State Examination to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Students who seek to earn a an Associate of Applied Science degree can pursue additional general education credits after completing the Practical Nursing Program.
The program is a full time program is offered mainly in the evenings and over the weekend. A typical schedule would consist of lectures given two evenings of the week, laboratory hours offered one afternoon a week and one full day of clinical practice on a week end day.
Admission into the LPN program is based on a competitive process that takes into account the cumulative grade point average for all pre-requisite courses.
The minimum GPA considered for admission is a 2.5. All science and nursing prerequisite courses need to have been taken in the last seven years and all non-science general education requirements will need to have been completed in the last 10 years. A current Nursing Assistant License from the State of Washington for admission.
Applicants accepted into the program will be notified of acceptance in June for enrollment in the fall semester. Students accepted into the program will need to present:
- Current immunization records including immunization for mumps, measles, rubella, varicella and hepatitis B.
- Physical and medical examination including tuberculin skin test
- Criminal Background check
- Current CPR certification from the American Heart Association or Professional Rescuer certification
- 7 hours of HIV training
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide||Certificate||55|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||19|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||0|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of South Seattle College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of South Seattle College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from South Seattle College
Seattle Central College
4.99 miles away
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
7.73 miles away
Renton Technical College
9.06 miles away
9.79 miles away
North Seattle College
10.55 miles away
11.24 miles away
13.33 miles away
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
13.89 miles away
Green River College
18.17 miles away
Tacoma Community College
22.23 miles away
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
06/01/1975 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$7,221Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$5,840|
|30k to 48k$6,818|
|48k to 75k$9,589|
|75k to 110k--|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for [...]
Applicant to this scholarship has to be graduate or undergraduate student and/or trainee in the field of nursing. Candidates for this award must be a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a [...]
This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas [...]
The Washington State Nurses Foundation annually award scholarships to qualified candidates enrolled in an approved program leading to an associate or baccalaureate nursing degree in [...]
Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community [...]
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing