Southeastern Community College (West Burlington)

Tel: (319)752-2731
3,225 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:
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Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) serves 3,225 students (49.95% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
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Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) is the only community colleges within Des Moines County, IA.
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The nearest community college is Carl Sandburg College (41.68 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 110 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) 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 110 staff
61 staff
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,225 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,225 students 1,294 students
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
21:1
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,611 students
822 students
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,614 students
1,025 students
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
12%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Black (2006-2013)
% White
84%
57%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Non Resident (2007-2013)
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) 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. 0.15 0.53
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,350 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,500 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,350 $5,694
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,500 $10,252
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 121 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
89%
Southeastern Community College (West Burlington) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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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For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,249 per year for in-state students and $5,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,927 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Iowa 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.