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Somerset Community College is a public institution located in Somerset, Kentucky. Somerset is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

234 Undergraduate Degrees

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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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#23 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Somerset Community College?

Location of Somerset Community College

Contact details for SCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 808 Monticello Street, Somerset, KY 42501-2973
Phone: 877-629-9722
Website: https://somerset.kctcs.edu/about/index.aspx

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

Somerset Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Somerset Community College?

27% Take Out Loans
21.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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

2,205 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,644 undergraduate students at SCC, with 2,205 being full-time and 3,439 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  SCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,205 full-time undergraduates at SCC, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  SCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of SCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 21
Hispanic or Latino 54
White 2,070
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 47

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

2,355 Took All Classes Online
3,889 Took At Least One Class Online
3.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,889 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SCC has changed over the last few years.

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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 #1,322 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SCC regardless of major.

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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Computer & Information Sciences #79
Computer Information Systems #137

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 Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 200 34 234
TOTAL 200 34 234

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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