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.
The nearest community college is Saint Catharine College (57.1 miles away).

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
1,287 students
Somerset Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,360 students
832 students
Somerset Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,467 students
1,021 students
Somerset Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Somerset Community College sch enrollment Somerset Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Somerset Community College Hispanic (2008-2012)
% Black
-
12%
Somerset Community College Black (2006-2011)
% White
96%
66%
Somerset Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Somerset Community College More (2010-2012)
Somerset Community College sch ethnicity Somerset 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. 0.08 0.45
Somerset Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,360 is less than the state average of $5,845. 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 $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $5,845
Somerset Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,760 $10,047
Somerset Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
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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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,184 per year for in-state students and $11,090 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,172 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Kentucky is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Kentucky 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 0.23, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Daymar College-Louisville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.