Somerset Community College

808 Monticello Street, Somerset,
KY, 42501-2973
Tel: (877)629-9722
9,827 students
Public institution

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Somerset Community College, located in south-central Kentucky, is a comprehensive community and technical college with a mission to provide quality, affordable, and accessible educational and training opportunities that address the needs of its district. The college offers students educational experiences and associated services through traditional campus-based and distance learning modalities that promote intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning and encourage aesthetic awareness and social responsibility.
School Highlights:
Somerset Community College serves 9,827 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Somerset Community College is the only community colleges within Pulaski County, KY.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Somerset 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

Student Body

The student population of 9,827 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 300% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,827 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
4,360 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 5,467 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 1%
7%
% Black -
12%
% White 96%
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. 0.08
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,360 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,760 is more than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,760 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Somerset Community College has campuses in Somerset and London with centers in McCreary, Clinton, and Russell counties. Somerset Community College provides academic, general education, and technical curricula leading to certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. It has a general academic curriculum of university-parallel courses and programs meeting requirements of the first two years of a baccalaureate degree. It also offers technical and occupational curricula and provides adult and continuing education. Associated services includes library services, cultural and enrichment opportunities, information technology resources, and appropriate student support services. At Somerset Community College, you will be a part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. The community college enjoys full accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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