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Salt Lake Community College is a public institution located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

672 Undergraduate Degrees

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Salt Lake Community College Rankings

Salt Lake Community College is ranked #33 out of 408 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Salt Lake Community College also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Utah ranking.

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.

Salt Lake Community College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Best Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Salt Lake Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Salt Lake Community College?

Location of Salt Lake Community College

Contact details for Salt Lake Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
Phone: 801-957-4111
Website: www.slcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Salt Lake Community College?

You can apply to Salt Lake Community College online at: www.slcc.edu/gettingstarted/index.asp

As long as you submit the requested materials to Salt Lake Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Salt Lake Community College?

15% Take Out Loans
11.9% Loan Default Rate

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 Salt Lake Community College, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $3,321 a year. That adds up to $13,284 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Salt Lake Community College is 11.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Salt Lake Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,252 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 29,517 undergraduate students at Salt Lake Community College, with 7,252 being full-time and 22,265 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Salt Lake Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,252 full-time undergraduates at Salt Lake Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Salt Lake Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Salt Lake Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Salt Lake Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 328
Black or African American 186
Hispanic or Latino 1,636
White 4,352
International Students 213
Other Races/Ethnicities 537

Over 71 countries are represented at Salt Lake Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Salt Lake Community College

3,467 Took All Classes Online
8,793 Took At Least One Class Online
5.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 8,793 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Salt Lake Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Salt Lake Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Salt Lake Community College was 5.0%. This is the #1,242 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Salt Lake Community College regardless of major.

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%.

Salt Lake Community College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 465 141 0 606
Computer Support Specialist 28 0 0 28
Web & Multimedia Design 15 0 1 16
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 6 3 0 9
Computer & IS Security 7 0 0 7
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 3 0 0 3
Network & System Administration/Administrator 2 0 0 2
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 527 144 1 672

References

*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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