Southeastern Community College (West Burlington)

1500 West Agency Road, West Burlington,
IA, 52655-0180
Tel: (319)752-2731
3,112 students
Public institution
At Southeastern Community College (SCC), we're on to something. For some it might be starting on the road to a four-year degree. For others it's learning the specialized skills to enter into a rewarding career. Still others take advantage of SCC's resources to make the Great River Region of Southeast Iowa a better place through economic development, job skills training, and more. Thousands of successful alumni can attest to the positive impact this community college has had on their lives. SCC has a tradition of excellence in providing close-to-home, affordable, relevant education.
School Highlights:
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) serves 3,112 students (52% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) is the only community colleges within Des Moines County, IA.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) 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

Student Body

The student population of 3,112 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,112 students
1,360 students
# Full-Time Students
1,621 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,491 students
1,014 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 3%
7%
% Black 3%
11%
% White 92%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
2%
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. 0.15
0.44

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,410 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,260 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,410 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Southeastern Community College envisions itself as a dynamic leader in lifelong learning, an innovator of responsive programs and services, and a promoter of professional, personal, social, and economic development. SCC is the community college for the citizens of Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Lee, Louisa, Van Buren and Washington counties in Iowa, with campuses in West Burlington and Keokuk, and centers in Fort Madison and Mount Pleasant. SCC's geographic territory encompasses 1,623 square miles and has a population of 106,242. The college's role as a regional leader in education means that it also serves populations in the neighboring states of Illinois and Missouri. The goal of Southeastern Community College is to be a model of excellence among community colleges.

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