South Seattle College is a state funded, public higher educational institution offering a wide range of 2 + 2 Transfer Degree programs, an Intensive English Program, a 4-year Bachelor of Applied Science and various Professional and Technical Programs.

Located on an 87-acre hilltop overlooking Elliott Bay, South Seattle Community College offers a panoramic view of the city skyline and surrounding mountains. This unique setting serves as a portal of opportunity for students with diverse needs to prepare to meet their educational and career goals. You can also train as an apprentice or learn new sustainability and “green” techniques at our 13-acre Georgetown Campus.

Thousands of international students from many countries started their educational career here and transferred to universities all across the United States.

English as a Second Language

Our ESL or Intensive English Program is primarily designed for international students who are preparing to enroll in college/university level course. Our classes are small and interactive.


Seattle, WA


South Seattle College