Scottsdale Community College

  • Scottsdale Community College is a great place to begin your college experience. Whether you are aiming to advance your career, train for a new one, or simply cultivate your individual interests, SCC has hundreds of courses designed to help you earn an associate's degree, professional certification, or provide a strong foundation for university transfer. In addition to traditional programs of study, including university transfer and career programs, SCC offers continuing education for practicing professionals, developmental education, and English as a Second Language. As the only public community college in the nation to reside on Native American land through a partnership with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, SCC offers students a pristine, natural setting with expansive mountain views and native plant and wildlife.
School Highlights
  • Scottsdale Community College serves 9,863 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Scottsdale Community College is one of 25 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to Scottsdale Community College is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (1.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Scottsdale Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 282 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Scottsdale Community College(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty282 staff66 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Scottsdale Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Scottsdale Community College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,863 students6,476 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:139:1
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# Full-Time Students2,985 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students6,878 students5,140 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
4%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
13%
27%
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% Black
5%
6%
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% White
63%
52%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.580.65
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College Completion Rate
16%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,100$31,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $86 is less than the state average of $1,830. The in-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $327 is less than the state average of $7,111. The out-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$86$1,830
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Out-State Tuition Fees$327$7,111
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Tuition NotesTuition rate is per
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid54%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,716$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,022
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Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Dance, Football,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Scottsdale Community College is located on the eastern boundary of the city of Scottsdale, Arizona, on 160 acres of leased land belonging to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. When you come to Scottsdale Community College, we give you what you came for - excellent programs of study taught by outstanding faculty. SCC is one of 10 colleges in the Maricopa Community College District. The beautiful campus with its unobstructed view of the mountains is located at Pima and Chaparral Roads. SCC has exceptional transfer programs with the state universities for students earning four-year degrees and has broad opportunities for students interested in careers that do not require a four-year degree. Programs include: science, math, nursing, drafting, business, engineering science, film, fine arts, interior design, hospitality, culinary arts, administration of justice, equine science, tribal management, and computer information programs. These programs are developed in accordance with the needs of students, the community, business, and industry. College personnel work closely with community employers to assess current educational and training needs.

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Did You Know?
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