Scottsdale Community College

9,863 students
Public institution
  • 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 27 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (1.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 282 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Scottsdale Community College (AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 282 staff 51 staff
Scottsdale Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 9,863 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 33:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,863 students 1,567 students
Scottsdale Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1 39:1
Scottsdale Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 2,985 students 1,082 students
Scottsdale Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 6,878 students 4,012 students
Scottsdale Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Scottsdale Community College Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Scottsdale Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2015)
% Asian
Scottsdale Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Scottsdale Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Scottsdale Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Scottsdale Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Scottsdale Community College More (2011-2015)
% Non Resident races
Scottsdale Community College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
Scottsdale Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.58 0.65
Scottsdale Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,854 is equal to the state average of $1,854. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,638 is equal to the state average of $7,638. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,854 $1,854
Scottsdale Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,638 $7,638
Scottsdale Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 54% 89%
Scottsdale Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Dance, Football,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,
Source: 2015 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,567 students | 1.60 Mi8100 E Camelback Rd, Suite 1001
    Scottsdale AZ  85251
  • 986 students | 7.10 Mi1100 East Apache Blvd
    Tempe AZ  85281
  • 695 students | 7.70 Mi4210 E Washington Street
    Phoenix AZ  85034
  • 5,950 students | 7.90 Mi108 N. 40th Street
    Phoenix AZ  85034
  • Pima Medical Institute-Mesa
    Pivate, for profit
    1,038 students | 8.00 Mi957 S. Dobson Road
    Mesa AZ  85202
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Did You Know?
For Maricopa County, AZ public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,854 per year for in-state students and $7,638 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,801 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maricopa County, AZ 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 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is Brookline College-Tempe. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.