Southeast Community College Area

301 South 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510
Tel: (402)471-3333
9,751 students
Public institution
Southeast Community College values the opportunity to provide quality career/technical and academic educational opportunities for the students, businesses and communities of our district.
School Highlights:
Southeast Community College Area serves 9,751 students (49.82% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Southeast Community College Area is one of 3 community colleges within Lancaster County, NE.
The nearest community college is Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus (3.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 439 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
College Southeast Community College Area 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 439 staff
61 staff
Southeast Community College Area Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 9,751 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,751 students 1,296 students
Southeast Community College Area Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Southeast Community College Area Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,858 students
810 students
Southeast Community College Area Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,893 students
1,036 students
Southeast Community College Area Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Southeast Community College Area Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Southeast Community College Area American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
Southeast Community College Area Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Southeast Community College Area Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Southeast Community College Area Black (2006-2013)
% White
Southeast Community College Area White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Southeast Community College Area Unknown (2006-2013)
Southeast Community College Area 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. 0.17 0.53
Southeast Community College Area Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,554 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,139 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,554 $5,694
Southeast Community College Area In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,139 $10,252
Southeast Community College Area Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 595 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
Southeast Community College Area % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Southeast Community College has three main campuses located in Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford. In addition, SCC educational centers are located in many communities within the 15-county SCC service area of southeast Nebraska. SCC-Lincoln is located in the state capital of Nebraska enrolling more than 7000 full and part time students in career/technical and Academic Transfer programs, as well as Nebraska Law Enforcement. Career/technical program areas include Business, Laboratory Science Technology, Construction, Electronic/Computer, Family & Consumer Science, Health, Manufacturing, Mass Media/Communication, and Transportation. An outstanding Continuing Education program provides technical, occupational and leisure classes to regional residents and businesses. At the SCC-Lincoln Campus, Continuing Education offers classrooms and labs for technical training for individuals and Workforce Development for employers. This training is customized to fit the needs of each business and is offered at convenient times and places for business employees. Many types of technical training, employee relations and other workshops and seminars are available. The Continuing Education Center is dedicated to professional development for business and industry. It features classrooms, computer labs, meeting rooms and an auditorium, and is designed for conferences, retreats, workshops, and seminars. Activities are an important part of your college experience. Explore new areas, learn leadership skills, and participate in a variety of activities. Southeast Community College offers many different choices from athletics to recreational activities to student organizations to intramurals. We strive to provide social, educational, recreational, and educational opportunities at SCC.

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Did You Know?
For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,870 per year for in-state students and $4,029 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,131 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Nebraska 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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.