seattle central college pathway

CISL Pathway Partner - Seattle Central College


Seattle Central College is a community college that offers students two bachelor’s degrees and 32 associate degrees in over 28 fields of study. The college is located in the exciting neighborhood of Capitol Hill in Seattle and is the only community college located downtown and within walking or easy transit distances from shops and urban life. With over 2,000 international students from 80+ countries, the college has the sixth largest international student program in the nation.

School Highlights:

  • Named “College of the Year” by TIME Magazine
  • Centrally located: SCC is the only campus located in the urban areas of Seattle
  • Incredibly high transfer rates to esteemed four-year universities
  • Thriving international student population
  • Two Bachelor’s degrees offered (this is uncommon for community colleges)
  • Impressive scholarship and aid opportunities: nearly $20 million in awards and loans given in 2014
  • More than 60 student clubs and organizations to promote involvement with the campus
  • Direct Transfer Agreement ensures that all of your credits will transfer to many four-year universities, including Arizona State University, SF State University, CSU Northridge, Washington State University and Seattle University.
  • DTA also gives students priority in the admissions process for four-year universities in Washington

Transfer Agreement Programs include:

  • Administration of Justice
  • Anthropology
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • And more


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seattle central community college 

Location: Seattle, Washington

Student Population: 16,000

Popular Programs Include:

  • Associate of Arts (for transfer to a university)
  • Nursing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Social and Human Services
  • Graphic Design and Illustration
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Apparel Design  

For a full list of programs, visit the Seattle Central website.

On-campus housing? Yes: international students have access to The Studios on Broadway, which is a complex located across from the campus, as well as other college-related apartment complexes and homestays.

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