301 South 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • Southeast Community College values the opportunity to provide quality career/technical and academic educational opportunities for the students, businesses and communities of our district.

School Highlights

Southeast Community College Area serves 9,756 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 9,756 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,689
  • Out-state tuition: $3,296
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Southeast Community College Area ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 846 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Southeast Community College Area
(NE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
846 staff
233 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southeast Community College Area has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Southeast Community College Area diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,756 students
1,722 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,413 students
740 students
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# Part-Time Students
6,343 students
982 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Southeast Community College Area.
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Total Dormitory Capacity
721 students
536 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
14%
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% Black
5%
5%
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% White
77%
68%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southeast Community College Area.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score
0.39
0.51
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College Completion Rate
31%
41%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Southeast Community College Area and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$37,700
$35,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Southeast Community College Area and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NE by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,689 is less than the state average of $4,615. The in-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,296 is less than the state average of $5,803. The out-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,689
$4,615
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,296
$5,803
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Southeast Community College Area and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NE by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
90%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Southeast Community College Area and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NE by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,181
$10,071
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Southeast Community College Area and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,008
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Southeast Community College Area and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
96%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Southeast Community College has three main campuses located in Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford. In addition, SCC educational centers are located in many communities within the 15-county SCC service area of southeast Nebraska. SCC-Lincoln is located in the state capital of Nebraska enrolling more than 7000 full and part time students in career/technical and Academic Transfer programs, as well as Nebraska Law Enforcement. Career/technical program areas include Business, Laboratory Science Technology, Construction, Electronic/Computer, Family & Consumer Science, Health, Manufacturing, Mass Media/Communication, and Transportation. An outstanding Continuing Education program provides technical, occupational and leisure classes to regional residents and businesses. At the SCC-Lincoln Campus, Continuing Education offers classrooms and labs for technical training for individuals and Workforce Development for employers. This training is customized to fit the needs of each business and is offered at convenient times and places for business employees. Many types of technical training, employee relations and other workshops and seminars are available. The Continuing Education Center is dedicated to professional development for business and industry. It features classrooms, computer labs, meeting rooms and an auditorium, and is designed for conferences, retreats, workshops, and seminars. Activities are an important part of your college experience. Explore new areas, learn leadership skills, and participate in a variety of activities. Southeast Community College offers many different choices from athletics to recreational activities to student organizations to intramurals. We strive to provide social, educational, recreational, and educational opportunities at SCC.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 9,756 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,689
  • Out-state tuition: $3,296
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,615 per year for in-state students and $5,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,390 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nebraska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is CHI Health School of Radiologic Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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