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South Puget Sound Community College

Olympia, WA 2-Year Public
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About South Puget Sound Community College

South Puget Sound Community College Overview

South Puget Sound Community College is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Olympia, Washington. South Puget Sound Community College was founded in 1970 and enrolls 4,955 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Activities at South Puget Sound Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of South Puget Sound Community College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? South Puget Sound Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at South Puget Sound Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? South Puget Sound Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at South Puget Sound Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 South Puget Sound Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,230
Out-of-State $9,687
Percent of Need Met 42%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,703

Is South Puget Sound Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what South Puget Sound Community College offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at South Puget Sound Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 59% of students who start at South Puget Sound Community College return for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook South Puget Sound Community College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from South Puget Sound Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with South Puget Sound Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

South Puget Sound Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about South Puget Sound Community College's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $4,709 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at South Puget Sound Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

South Puget Sound Community College meets 42% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend South Puget Sound Community College full-time are awarded $5,703 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at South Puget Sound Community College.

Based on this information, is South Puget Sound Community College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is South Puget Sound Community College a good school for you?

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Where is South Puget Sound Community College Located?

South Puget Sound Community College is located in the suburban setting of Olympia, Washington, less than an hour from Seattle.

If you are interested in seeing South Puget Sound Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Olympia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Seattle-Tacoma International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what South Puget Sound Community College and Olympia are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2011 Mottman Road, SW Olympia, WA 98512-6292

Campus Setting: Suburban

South Puget Sound Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to South Puget Sound Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

South Puget Sound Community College ACT Scores

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South Puget Sound Community College SAT Scores

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South Puget Sound Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,813

In State

$21,270

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,230
$9,687
Fees
$465
$465
Housing
$11,118
$11,118
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at South Puget Sound Community College is like? There are approximately 4,955 students enrolled at South Puget Sound Community College. 54% percent of students attend school full-time.

54%

Full Time

46%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,955

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,695

Out-of-State

$10,152

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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