Somerset Community College Overview
Somerset Community College is a public institution situated in Somerset, Kentucky. Somerset is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Somerset Community College Known For?
- The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at SCC.
- In 2017-2018, 95% of the faculty were full-time.
Somerset Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
SCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#63||Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SCC.
Where Is Somerset Community College?
Contact details for SCC are given below.
|Address:||808 Monticello Street, Somerset, KY 42501-2973|
How Do I Get Into SCC?
You can apply to SCC online at: https://students.kctcs.edu/psc/stdsaprd/EMPLOYEE/SA/c/COMMUNITY_ACCESS.K_OLA_LANDING_FL.GBL?&Campus=SMC
Can I Afford Somerset Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At SCC, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $4,189 a year. That adds up to $16,756 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SCC is 21.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Somerset Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,542 full-time undergraduates at SCC, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Somerset Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||21|
|Hispanic or Latino||49|
Over 6 countries are represented at SCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Thailand, and Canada.
Online Learning at Somerset Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 7th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of SCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Somerset Community College was 3.8%. This is the #1,759 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SCC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||27%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||27%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||21%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||23%|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||21%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SCC.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Somerset Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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