Seattle Central Community College
Seattle Central College is a public university located in Seattle, Washington. It is one of three colleges that make up the Seattle Colleges District, along with North and South Seattle Colleges. The Foreign Education Programs division serves a sizable international student population, and the Basic and Transitional Studies division serves a sizable immigrant and refugee community. Today, the college offers three Bachelor's degrees, 29 associate degrees, and 16 professional certificates in 26 educational programmes designed to meet the needs of a diverse range of students, from those seeking to improve their English proficiency to those pursuing a university degree, short-term study, technical or professional package, or internship experience.

Cost of attendance

The average tuition fee per academic year is $4,000.


In The Studios on Broadway, Seattle Central provides on-campus housing for international students attending Seattle Colleges. A food plan is not included, however the studios are close to grocery stores and eateries. During college hours, you can also eat at on-campus eateries and cafés. On-campus accommodation costs an average of $3,212 per month. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average.

Acceptance rate

Seattle Central College has 6,743 students, 1,300 of them are international students. Seattle Central College has a 100% acceptance rate.


Seattle Central College is an urban campus located on Seattle's Capitol Hill, along Broadway and west of Cal Anderson Park. The college is housed in ten buildings. The five-story Broadway-Edison Building, which stands south of the four-story Science and Math Building, is its major edifice. The four-story Mitchell Activity Center, a bookshop, and on-campus housing for international students are located west of the Broadway-Edison building; to the south are the three-story Broadway Performance Hall, the South Plaza, and the five-story Fine Arts Building. A three-story South Annex, Erickson Theater, and Siegal Center are all located in the southern area of campus.


Seattle Central College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities.

Jobs and Placement

The institution provides a placement test that is designed to identify a student's strengths and weaknesses and to help determine where a student is ready to begin their math and English studies. A placement test differs from most typical assessments in that there is no "pass" or "fail" option. Some Seattle Central programmes have strict placement exam score requirements. (For example, many programmes demand English 101 competence.) Graduates of Seattle Central College earn an average base salary of $22k.

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