Salt Lake Community College

Tel: (801)957-4111
29,097 students
Public institution

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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 29,097 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 14%.
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 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 722 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Salt Lake Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 722 staff
60 staff
Salt Lake Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 29,097 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
29,097 students
1,266 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1
21:1
Salt Lake Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
8,864 students
810 students
Salt Lake Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 20,233 students
1,017 students
Salt Lake Community College sch enrollment Salt Lake Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
14%
7%
% Black
2%
12%
% White
67%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
9%
3%
Salt Lake Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Salt Lake Community College non_resident (2006-2013)
Salt Lake Community College sch ethnicity Salt Lake Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.32 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,342 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,594 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,342 $5,740
Salt Lake Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,594 $10,260
Salt Lake Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71%
89%
Source: 2013 (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.

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    Murray, UT 84123
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    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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  • Salt Lake City Certified Careers Institute
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    1385 West 2200 South, Suite 100
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Did You Know?
For Salt Lake, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,347 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Salt Lake, 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake, UT is Everest College-Salt Lake City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.