Study at Seattle Community College
Central CampusSeattle 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:
The College was named Community College of the Year by Time Magazine in 2001.
- 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
Profile of Seattle Community College
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.
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.
In 2007, 6, 810 students were enrolled in Seattle Central.
Seattle Central Programs and Degrees
Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||570||liberal arts and sciences, sign
|Cooking and Culinary Arts||66||chef training, pastry|
|Medical Support and
Technology||55||respiratory care tech, dental hygienist, opticianry, surgical tech|
|Therapy and Counselling||34||mental and social health services, substance abuse Counselling|
|Computer Science and Engineering||31||computer networking, webmastering, database administration, computer programming, web design, computer support|
|Photography and Commercial Art||30||commercial photography, commercial art|
|Media||30||audiovisual tech, desktop publishing and imaging, printing
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||25||registered nursing|
|Transportation||6||merchant marine officer|
|Science and Laboratory Technician||4||biology tech|
|office and Administration||3||office management|
Contact: Seattle Central
Seattle Community College Central Campus
1701 Broadway Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
General Phone: (206) 587-3800
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