South Puget Sound Community College

2011 Mottman Road South West, Olympia, Washington, USA | Public University | Established 1962

About us

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is a public two-year college. With approximately 6,376 students, including more than 150 international students, we are the largest college in the South Sound area. Our campus is located near Seattle in a beautiful, wooded area only a few minutes away from the Washington state capitol. Surrounded by trees with a creek running through it, the 110-acre campus is attractive, friendly, and safe. With four quarters to choose from and flexible application deadlines applying to SPSCC is easy.

South Puget Sound Community College supports student success and builds prosperity by collaborating with leaders in industry, education, and our community to offer innovative, accessible, and affordable learning experiences. We employ devoted people who mirror the diversity of our community and contribute to an inclusive, welcoming environment. By investing in the creativity of our staff and faculty, we construct clear and compelling pathways that lead our students to successful outcomes on their educational journeys. We are fiscally strong and our mindful use of technology embedded in purposeful instruction helps students persist and achieve their academic goals. Our graduating class reflects the community we serve, and our students successfully transition from higher learning into the leaders and innovators of tomorrow.

Why South Puget Sound Community College

South Puget Sound Community College’s mission is to support student success in postsecondary academic transfer and workforce education that responds to the needs of the South Sound region. We strive to maintain the following values to:

  • Pursue excellence – We use our resources responsibly and ethically in pursuit of excellence. We continuously improve our programs, services, and operations.

  • Operate in an atmosphere of accountability and respect – We work cooperatively in taking on challenges, making good decisions, helping each other be successful, and promoting a respectful, open, and safe communication.

  • Respond to and partners with the communities we serve – We continually monitor and are responsive to the community’s changing needs in an increasingly global economy. We seek opportunities for effective partnerships with community members, businesses, and organizations.

  • Foster inclusiveness at our campuses – We honor diversity and encourage compassion for individual expression. We promote inclusiveness and equity on our campus and in the community.

  • Provide student-centered education – We facilitate student success by maximizing learning opportunities and reducing barriers. We provide resources to support students in achieving their goals.


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