Salt Lake Community College

Tel: (801)957-4111
30,248 students
Public institution
Salt Lake Community College is a public, open-access, comprehensive community college committed to serving the broader community. Its mission is to provide quality higher education and lifelong learning to people of diverse cultures, abilities, and ages, and to serve the needs of community and government agencies, business, industry and other employers.
School Highlights
Salt Lake Community College serves 30,248 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Salt Lake Community College is one of 10 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
The nearest community college is Stevens-Henager College (Murray) (2.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 728 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Salt Lake Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 728 staff
62 staff
Salt Lake Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 30,248 has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 30,248 students 1,371 students
Salt Lake Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
22:1
Salt Lake Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 7,894 students
779 students
Salt Lake Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 22,354 students
1,083 students
Salt Lake Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Salt Lake Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Salt Lake Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
4%
5%
Salt Lake Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
11%
20%
Salt Lake Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
2%
15%
Salt Lake Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
76%
49%
Salt Lake Community College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Salt Lake Community College Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Salt Lake Community College More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
6%
Salt Lake Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Salt Lake Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Salt Lake Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.41 0.70
Salt Lake Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,469 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,011 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,469 $5,664
Salt Lake Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,011 $10,360
Salt Lake Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 73%
90%
Salt Lake Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, multi-campus college serving the diverse needs of the Salt Lake City community. With an open-door enrollment policy, the College serves more than 60,000 students through credit and non-credit courses and workshops each year, making it the largest institution of higher education in Utah. The Salt Lake Community College has also moved into the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. The Main Street Center, located at 115 South Main Street, is perfect for those living or working downtown. Students can easily take courses on their lunch break, before or after work. The 76,000-square-foot Main Street Center offers 12 classrooms, 2 computer labs, and a high tech conference room. Salt Lake Community College focuses upon serving students in their pursuit of vocational, technical, general, or continuing education. SLCC offers more than 100 degree programs, as well as continuing education, apprenticeships and other options to help students achieve their educational objectives. The college offers Associate of Arts Degree (AA), Associate of Arts in Business (AA), Associate of Science Degree (AS), Associate of Science in Business (AS), Associate of Pre-Engineering (APE), Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS), Diplomas, Certificates of Completion, Certificates and Letter of General Education Completion. Salt Lake Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Stevens-Henager College (Murray)
    Private not-for-profit
    1,692 students | 2.00 Mi383 W Vine St
    Murray UT 84123
    (801)281-7620
    2.001,692
  • Eagle Gate College-Murray
    Private for-profit
    238 students | 2.30 Mi5588 South Green Street
    Murray UT 84123
    (801)333-8100
    2.30238
  • 217 students | 2.50 Mi3280 W 3500 S
    West Valley City UT 84119
    (801)840-4800
    2.50217
  • 371 students | 3.70 Mi3949 S 700 E Ste 150
    Salt Lake City UT 84107
    (801)713-0915
    3.70371
  • 219 students | 4.20 Mi1902 W 7800 S
    West Jordan UT 84088
    (801)304-4224
    4.20219
Did You Know?
For Salt Lake County, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,994 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Salt Lake County, UT community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake County, UT is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.