Seattle Central College

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful city of Seattle, students at Seattle Central immerse themselves in a globally minded community while growing academically and personally.

Why Study at Seattle Central College?

National Awards & Recognition: Seattle Central was named "College of the Year" in a one-time study by TIME Magazine, and was recognized by the New York Times as one of the best colleges nationwide in the article "For Achievers, A New Destination".

Variety of Programs: Whether you plan to pursue an entire Bachelor's degree, or just want to spend a few months studying abroad, Seattle Central offers multiple programs so that you can find exactly what you are looking for!

University Partnerships: We have partnered with over 20 universities, so that you can begin your studies at Seattle Central, and have guaranteed admission to a number of universities throughout the USA.  If you change your mind, that is fine too, so it's a competely stress free option!

Flexibility Within Programs: Students in most of the programs at Seattle Central have the opportunity to choose elective classes.  This means that students can study classes that don't directly correlate with their intended major or focus.  Many students enjoy taking classes such as guitar, yoga, or art, while still receiving credits towards their degree!

Seattle: Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Seattle is a friendly, active, and dynamic city!

Programs and Courses

College Transfer: By enrolling in our College Transfer program, you can complete the first two years of your Bachelor's degree, save thousands of dollars while enjoying smaller classes, individualized instruction, and leadership opportunities from an award winning institution, then transfer to the university or four-year college of your choice as a third year student.   

Study Abroad or Gap Year: Choose between 3, 6, 9, or 12-month sessions in a variety of subjects. These programs are offered in the following subjects: Business in a Global Society, Computer Science and Technology, Cultures and Communication, General Studies, and MBA Preparation.

High School Completion Plus: Although Seattle Central College is a higher education institution we do offer a High School Completion program for mature students who have finished at least 1.5 years of high school. In this unique program, you get an Associate Degree AND a High School Diploma from Washington State in only two years!

Intensive English: For students who would like to improve their English skills, we offer an intensive language program. At the intermediate level, you can begin to incorporate college level classes with American students as well.

Let's Talk Seattle

Surrounded by water and nestled between two mountain ranges, Seattle is a breathtaking city that is home to companies such as Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon, Starbucks, and more.  People in Seattle are friendly, internationally minded, active, and welcoming to people from all walks of life, and the weather is mild!  Seattle is consistently highly ranked, check out some of its rankings below:

No. 1 - Growing City in the US (Forbes)

No. 1 - Best City for Coffee in America (Gallup)

No. 1 - Best Place if You Love the Outdoors (Business Insider)

No. 2 - Healthiest City in America (WalletHub)

No. 2 - Coolest City in the US (Forbes)

No. 6 - Most Walkable Cities in the USA (CBS News)

No. 6 - Best City for Public Transportation (Smart Asset)

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Subjects you can take at Seattle Central College


Number of Students: 10,000

No. of International Students: 1,300

No. of countries represented: 83

Yearly Tuition: $9450

Number of student clubs: 50

Most Popular Majors: Business, Computer Science, Psychology, International Relations

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