Scottsdale Community College Photo #2 - Artie the Artichoke is the beloved mascot of Scottsdale Community College. Athletic teams are known as the Fighting Artichokes.
Scottsdale Community College Photo #3 - Two Waters Circle is one of the many locations on campus where students can enjoy the beautiful outdoor space to gather, study, socialize and participate in class projects.
- 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.
Scottsdale Community College serves 7,634 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 7,634 students
- In-state tuition: $86
- Out-state tuition: $327
- Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
- Minority enrollment: 43%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Scottsdale Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
The teacher population of 505 teachers has grown by 79% over five years.
Scottsdale Community College
(AZ) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Scottsdale Community College has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Scottsdale Community College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $86 is less than the state average of $1,844. 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 $7,206. The out-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Tuition rate is per
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Total Sports Offered
Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Scottsdale Community College cost?
Scottsdale Community College's tuition is approximately $86 for In-State students and $327 for Out-State students.
What sports does Scottsdale Community College offer?
Scottsdale Community College offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
What is Scottsdale Community College's ranking?
Scottsdale Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Arizona for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).
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