Somerset Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Somerset Community College is a large two-year, public school with 7,880 students enrolled. This school was founded in 2002 and is the only school located in Somerset, Kentucky.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Somerset Community College.

Somerset Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Industrial Technologies, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
60%
The student retention rate at Somerset Community College is relatively low at 60% (below Kentucky average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Somerset Community College is low - 30%. Around 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Somerset Community College is pretty decent -- 15:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,800
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - $11,800 annually.

Read the details about Somerset Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Somerset Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (877) 629-9722 or check Somerset Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Somerset Community College offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Somerset Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Somerset Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Somerset Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Somerset Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Somerset Community College, 808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973, USA
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