Seminole Community College

Seminole Community College

Seminole Community College, or SCC, is a community college offering two-year college credit degrees. It was established in 1965. SCC also offers specialized career certificates, adult education, workplace training, continuing professional education, and community, leisure and youth programs. The college enrolls more than 30,000 students in its four campuses, which include the:

  • Altamonte Springs Campus
  • Oviedo Campus
  • Sanford/ Lake Mary Campus
  • The Center for Economic Development at Heathrow

Some of the notable alumni of SCC are Copeland Davis, Jazz-pop pianist and composer; Rob Ducey, former MLB player; John Hart, Major League Baseball manager; Mikael Pernfors, Swedish tennis star; and Hardy Rawls, character actor.

Seminole Community College's sports teams are nicknamed the Raiders.

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Seminole Community College
100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford , FL 32773-6199
General Phone: (407) 708-4722

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Seminole Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,029liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine480EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, various nursing, home health aide
Security and Law Enforcement207criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Business and Management77business management, accounting technology, accounting and related services, entrepreneurship, MIS, management information systems, marketing, sales
Engineering Technician66architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, environmental control tech, automotive tech, construction engineering tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Office and Administration47executive secretary
Mechanics and Repair38HVAC, automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work32child care management, child care provider
Architecture and Planning28interior architecture
Medical Support and Technology27medical assistant, respiratory care tech, blood bank tech specialist
Construction Trades27electrician, property management, construction manager, pipefitting, plumbing
Medical Administration25medical records tech
Therapy and Counseling17physical therapist assistant
Computer Science and Engineering16computer applications programming, systems analyst, computer services management
Law16legal assistant
Photography and Commercial Art16commercial art, cinematography
Production Trades0sheet metal tech

Number of programs and degrees for Seminole Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years918
Associate's degree1,35131
Award of less than 1 academic year67324
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years337

Seminole Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Seminole Community College had a total enrollment of 12,745 students (9,555 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 14%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 22%
20-21 20%
22-24 17%
25-29 14%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Seminole Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 51 %

Seminole Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Seminole Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,434
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,598
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Seminole Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 152000)

Seminole Community College Faculty

Seminole Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1424
Non-tenured and not on tenure track810

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year37$67,74442$70,963
All faculty totalcalendar year37$67,74442$70,963

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year38$54,18480$53,911
All faculty totalacademic year38$54,18480$53,911

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Seminole Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01515

Seminole Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Interior Architecture

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Blood Bank Technology Specialist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Seminole Community College Apart:

Number of students
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 6%Seminole Community College % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in architecture and planning
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Top 7%Seminole Community College % of degrees in architecture and planning
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 9%Seminole Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 11%Seminole Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 15%Seminole Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 18%Seminole Community College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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