Seattle Vocational Institute

Overview of Seattle Vocational Institute

The main campus of Seattle Vocational Institute is in Seattle, WA (a large city). The school is a public school. Seattle Vocational Institute offers degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to office and administration.

Seattle Vocational Institute Selectivity

Seattle Vocational Institute admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 257 enrolled students. Seattle Vocational Institute has a larger minority student population than most schools.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Seattle Vocational Institute

Seattle Vocational Institute
2120 S Jackson
Seattle , WA 98144-2219
General Phone: (206) 587-4950

Seattle Vocational Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology94dental assistant, medical assistant, phlebotomy
Office and Administration32general office occupations
Beauty and Cosmetology27cosmetology
Construction Trades27construction trades
Medical Administration26health unit coordinator
Nursing and Emergency Medicine18nursing assistant
Business and Management18accounting technology
Mechanics and Repair11computer repair

Number of programs and degrees for Seattle Vocational Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1366
Award of less than 1 academic year1176

Seattle Vocational Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Seattle Vocational Institute had a total enrollment of 257 students (444 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 15%
Black 51%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 18%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 12%
20-21 12%
22-24 16%
25-29 19%
30-34 14%
35-39 5%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Seattle Vocational Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 69%
Transfer Out 14%

Seattle Vocational Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Seattle, Washington for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Washington Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Seattle Vocational Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,564
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,564
Books and supplies $ 1,232

Financial Aid:
Seattle Vocational Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 378703)

Seattle Vocational Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

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Seattle Vocational Institute Highlights

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What Sets Seattle Vocational Institute Apart:

% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
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Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 8%Seattle Vocational Institute Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Seattle Vocational Institute Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Seattle Vocational Institute Minority % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%Seattle Vocational Institute % students 40 years or older

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checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study

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