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Seminole State College of Florida

Sanford, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

100 Weldon Blvd

Sanford, FL 32773-6132

https://www.seminolestate.edu/

Admission Office

100 Weldon Boulevard

Sanford, FL 32773-6199

(407) 708-2380

Fax : (407) 708-2395

admissions@seminolestate.edu

Contact : Pamela Mennechey

Associate Vice President of Recruitment and Admissions

Type of School

Large

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 5662

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : August 20

Total undergraduates : 17,754

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 3,022

In-State Tuition : $3,131.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $11,456.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Diploma

Associate

Bachelor's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: Aug 20

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Jul 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : Aug 14

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : May 31

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 23 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate, Bachelor's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 31.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 24.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 20.0%
Engineering Technologies : 10.0%
Health Professions : 10.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 71.0%
Health Professions : 12.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Architecture & Related Programs
Interior Architecture A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Banking and Financial Support Services A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry C
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C
Office Management and Supervision A C
Real Estate C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics A
Computer Programming, Specific Applications A
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A
Computer Science A
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst A
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A C
Information Science/Studies A
Information Technology B

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance C
Electrician C
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter C

Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching A C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians A B C
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician A B
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management A C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A C
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary A
Medical/Clinical Assistant C
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant A C
Physical Therapy Assistant A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A B
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary A
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies C
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Mechanics and Repairers, General C

Security & Protective Services
Corrections C
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A
Criminal Justice/Police Science C
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician A C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting A C

Visual & Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art A C
Interior Design A B C
Music Performance, General C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Teacher Certification

Internships

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

100 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Large

Unique Facilities : planetarium

Geographic Location : 21 miles from Orlando.

Large Town

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 17,754

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 3,022

Degree-seeking undergrads : 15,352

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 28

Full time students average age : 23

In state students : 97.0%

Out of state students : 3.0%

Part Time students : 64.0%

Percentage of males : 43.0%

Percentage of females : 57.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 16.0%

Asian : 3.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 28.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 2.0%

White : 45.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Scribe

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Raiders

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Club

Intramural

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Minority students services

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intramural

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Golf

Women's Intercollegiate

Lacrosse

Men's Club

Women's Club

Sailing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 4,638

Admitted : 2,954

Enrolled : 2,954

Somewhat selective 64.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Limited access to associate of science degrees including nursing, physical therapy, and respiratory care.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Seminole State College will accept up to 45 credits from a combination of any of the approved acceleration mechanisms (AP, CLEP, etc.). Students must earn at least 25% of degree requirements in residence at Seminole State to be awarded a degree from the College. To qualify for college credit, students must earn a score of 3 or higher on the nationally administered examination in May. Credits will not be awarded for examinations that duplicate coursework or other exam credits previously posted to a student's academic record. To award credit, the College needs an Official Grade Report. Students are awarded credits only; they are not given grades for AP courses and AP courses are not included in the GPA.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Visual/Performing Arts

0

0

English

0

0

Math

0

0

Science

0

0

Social Studies

0

0

Academic Electives

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 1201C

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 1203C

All

Art History

3

3

ARH 1000

All

4

6

ARH 1000 ARH 2050

All

Biology

3

3

BSC 1005C

All

4

4

BSC 2010C

All

5

8

BSC 2010C BSC 2011C

All

Calculus AB

3

5

MAC 2311

All

Calculus BC

3

5

MAC 2311

All

4

10

MAC 2311 MAC 2312

All

Chemistry

3

3

CHM 1020C

All

4

4

CHM 2045C

All

5

8*

CHM 2045C CHM 2046C

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

CHI 1930

All

4

6

CHI 1930 CHI 1931

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

CPO 2002

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CGS 1075

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

COP 1000

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 1300C

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENC 1101

All

4

6

ENC 1101 ENC 1102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENC 1101 or LIT 1005

All

4

6

ENC 1101 & ENC 1102 or ENC 1102 & LIT 1005

All

Environmental Science

3

3

ISC 1051

All

European History

3

3

EUH 1009

All

4

6

EUH 2000 EUH 2001

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FRE 2200

All

4

6

FRE 2200 FRE 2201

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

GER 2200

All

4

6

GER 2200 GER 2201

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 1400

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

ITA 1930

All

4

6

ITA 1930 ITA 1931

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

JPN 1930

All

4

6

JPN 1930 JPN 1931

All

Latin

3

3

LNW 1700

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 2013

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 2023

All

Music Theory

3

3

MUT 1001

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHY 1053C

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHY 1054C

All

Physics B

3

4

PHY 1053C

All

4

8

PHY 1053C PHY 1054C

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHY 1054C

All

4

4

PHY 2049C

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHY 1053C

All

4

4

PHY 2048C

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 2012

All

Research

3

3

IDS 1000

All

Seminar

3

3

IDS 1350

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPN 2200

All

4

6

SPN 2200 SPN 2201

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

SPW 2010

All

4

6

SPW 2010 SPW 1990

All

Statistics

3

3

STA 2023

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POS 2041

All

United States History

3

3

AMH 1000

All

4

6

AMH 2010 AMH 2020

All

World History: Modern

3

3

WOH 1022

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

Chemistry

50

3

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

6

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

6

College Mathematics

50

3

English Literature

50

4

Financial Accounting

50

3

French I

50

4

French II

59

8

German I

50

4

German II

60

8

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

4

Spanish II

63

8

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 57.0%

% of loans / jobs : 43.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Jul 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Roseann Amato

Financial aid office phone : (407) 708-4722

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$3,131.00

$3,131.00

$3,131.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$11,456.00

$11,456.00

$11,456.00

Room only:

--

$6,464.00

--

Books and supplies:

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$900.00

$900.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$2,274.00

$2,274.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$5,131.00

$14,769.00

$8,305.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$13,456.00

$23,094.00

$16,630.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 45

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 45

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 3,235

Transfers admitted percentage: 44.0%

Transfers admitted: 1,438

Transfers enrolled percentage: 42.0%

Transfers enrolled: 1,366

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

Interviews required of applicants to respiratory therapy, nursing, and physical therapy programs, and of international students.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $11,456.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $6,464.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 45

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser