Seminole State College of Florida


Seminole State College of Florida is a public, state-owned college in the state of Florida. As a member of the Florida College System, it has now an enrollment of about 30,107 students now. It is also one of the largest employers in Seminole County, with a faculty staff team of more than 800.

Seminole State College of Florida was founded in 1965 as Seminole Junior College, and renamed as Seminole State College of Florida in 2009. It has now four campuses, of which the main campus located in Sanford, and three satellite campuses in Oviedo, Heathrow, and Altamonte Springs.

The college offers degrees in certificate, diploma, associate’s and bachelor’s programs. It has an education center for Economic Development at its Heathrow campus, which offers relevant programming for the emergent workforce in the area of Seminole.

The mission of Seminole State College of Florida is:

The mission of the College is to serve the community by providing a learning-centered, high-quality educational institution that anticipates and meets the needs of the community by providing a comprehensive range of programs and services. The College promises: exemplary and highly motivated faculty, administrators, and staff who foster a caring and professional relationship with students and the community; an excellent academic curriculum that provides the first two years of university studies and selected bachelor degree programs; state-of-the-art career and technical programs that lead directly to employment or career advancement; cutting-edge continuing education programs that offer opportunities for advancement or re-certification.


Seminole State College of Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.


The college comprises 12 academic departments:

  1. Architecture, engineering and construction
  2. Art, digital cinema and digital media
  3. Business, legal and entrepreneurship
  4. Communications
  5. Computer science and information technology
  6. Education
  7. Energy and Automotive Technology
  8. Health
  9. Liberal Arts
  10. Performing Arts
  11. Public Safety
  12. Science and math

The college was ranked No. 13 out of 15 Florida community colleges by the number of Associate’s degrees awarded in an October 2007 article from the Florida Department of Education.

As a full-service education provider in the state of Florida, Seminole State College of Florida offers five bachelor’s degrees, two-year college-credit degrees, continuing professional education, specialized career certificates, adult education to the residents in and around the community of Seminole.


Seminole State College of Florida is not a selective college, which is comparatively easy to apply and enroll. The application needs to be done online first, with some basic information submitted, the admission materials will be sent to you via mail or email. For applicants, high school diploma is required.


The tuitions and fees vary among different students. For Seminole residents, the total tuitions and fees are USD 3,931, with books and other supplies included.

At Seminole State College of Florida, a range of financial aid programs and financing options are designed to fulfill students’ financial needs to finish their academic study. The financial aid types include scholarships, loans, work-study jobs and grants.

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