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Study at Seattle Community College Central Campus

Seattle Central Community College, also referred to as SCCC, is the central campus of Seattle Community College. It was the first campus of the Seattle Community College system. SCCC is a coeducational, community college located in Seattle, Washington, United States. The College was established in 1902 as Broadway High School. It continued operating as a high school until the end of World War II. After the war, it was converted to a vocational and adult education institution for war veterans who wanted to receive a higher education. In 1946, Broadway High School was renamed to Edison Technical School. Twenty years later, in September 1966, the School started offering college-level courses and was re-christened as Seattle Community College.

The academic divisions of the College include the following:

  • Basic and Transitional Studies
  • Business, Information Technologies and Creative Arts
  • Health and Human Services
  • Humanities/Social Sciences Division
  • Science and Math
  • Seattle Culinary Academy
  • Seattle Maritime Academy
  • Seattle Vocational Institute
The College was named Community College of the Year by Time Magazine in 2001.

Profile of Seattle Community College Central Campus

Seattle Central can be found in Seattle, WA (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Seattle Central.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in media, photography and commercial art, liberal arts, and cooking and culinary arts.

Seattle Central Selectivity

Seattle Central is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 6, 810 students were enrolled in Seattle Central.

Seattle Central Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts570liberal arts and sciences, sign language translation
Cooking and Culinary Arts66chef training, pastry
Medical Support and Technology55respiratory care tech, dental hygienist, opticianry, surgical tech
Therapy and Counselling34mental and social health services, substance abuse Counselling
Computer Science and Engineering31computer networking, webmastering, database administration, computer programming, web design, computer support
Photography and Commercial Art30commercial photography, commercial art
Media30audiovisual tech, desktop publishing and imaging, printing equipment operation
Science28physical sciences
Design25fashion design
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25registered nursing
Construction Trades24carpentry
Production Trades9cabinetmaking
Transportation6merchant marine officer
Science and Laboratory Technician4biology tech
office and Administration3office management

Contact: Seattle Central

Seattle Community College Central Campus

1701 Broadway Avenue

Seattle, WA 98122

General Phone: (206) 587-3800

http://www.seattlecentral. org

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