Salt Lake Community College

  • Salt Lake Community College is a public, open-access, comprehensive community college committed to serving the broader community. Its mission is to provide quality higher education and lifelong learning to people of diverse cultures, abilities, and ages, and to serve the needs of community and government agencies, business, industry and other employers.
School Highlights
  • Salt Lake Community College serves 30,248 students (26% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
  • Salt Lake Community College is one of 9 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
  • The nearest community college to Salt Lake Community College is Stevens-Henager College (Murray) (2.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Salt Lake Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Utah for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 728 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Salt Lake Community College(UT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty728 staff34 staff
Salt Lake Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Salt Lake Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Salt Lake Community College diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment30,248 students914 students
Salt Lake Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio42:130:1
Salt Lake Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students7,894 students270 students
Salt Lake Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students22,354 students644 students
Salt Lake Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Salt Lake Community College Enrollment Breakdown UT All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Salt Lake Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Salt Lake Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Salt Lake Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Salt Lake Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Salt Lake Community College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Salt Lake Community College Hawaiian (2011-2016)
% Two or more races
Salt Lake Community College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
Salt Lake Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Salt Lake Community College Ethnicity Breakdown UT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.37
Salt Lake Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Salt Lake Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,900$32,700
Salt Lake Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,469 is less than the state average of $6,840. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,011 is less than the state average of $14,426. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,469$6,840
Salt Lake Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,011$14,426
Salt Lake Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%89%
Salt Lake Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,260$19,629
Salt Lake Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,000$6,625
Salt Lake Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, multi-campus college serving the diverse needs of the Salt Lake City community. With an open-door enrollment policy, the College serves more than 60,000 students through credit and non-credit courses and workshops each year, making it the largest institution of higher education in Utah. The Salt Lake Community College has also moved into the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. The Main Street Center, located at 115 South Main Street, is perfect for those living or working downtown. Students can easily take courses on their lunch break, before or after work. The 76,000-square-foot Main Street Center offers 12 classrooms, 2 computer labs, and a high tech conference room. Salt Lake Community College focuses upon serving students in their pursuit of vocational, technical, general, or continuing education. SLCC offers more than 100 degree programs, as well as continuing education, apprenticeships and other options to help students achieve their educational objectives. The college offers Associate of Arts Degree (AA), Associate of Arts in Business (AA), Associate of Science Degree (AS), Associate of Science in Business (AS), Associate of Pre-Engineering (APE), Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS), Diplomas, Certificates of Completion, Certificates and Letter of General Education Completion. Salt Lake Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,692 students | 2.00 Mi383 W Vine St
    Salt Lake City UT  84123
  • Eagle Gate College-Murray
    Private, for profit
    238 students | 2.30 Mi5588 South Green Street
    Salt Lake City UT  84123
  • 217 students | 2.50 Mi3280 W 3500 S
    West Valley City UT  84119
  • 371 students | 3.70 Mi3949 S 700 E Ste 150
    Salt Lake City UT  84107
  • 219 students | 4.20 Mi1902 W 7800 S
    West Jordan UT  84088
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Did You Know?
For Salt Lake City private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,905 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Salt Lake City community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake City is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.