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.

Seattle South has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Seattle South's 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
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN

    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:

    1. Current immunization records including immunization for mumps, measles, rubella, varicella and hepatitis B.
    2. Physical and medical examination including tuberculin skin test
    3. Criminal Background check
    4. Current CPR certification from the American Heart Association or Professional Rescuer certification
    5. 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

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
Bellevue College
9.79 miles away
North Seattle College
10.55 miles away
Highline College
11.24 miles away
Olympic College
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


Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
06/01/1975 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average 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--
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $103.00 $201.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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South Seattle College
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106

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