Scottsdale Community College: Review & Facts

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Scottsdale Community College is a large two-year, public school with 10,085 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1970 and is one of the 6 schools located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
Scottsdale Community College will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Scottsdale Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Art, Business, Nursing, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Scottsdale Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (below Arizona average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Scottsdale Community College is very low: 20%. Nearly 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Scottsdale Community College is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,900
Low
Average tuition costs are low, $7,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Scottsdale Community College beyond tuition are nearly $100; this makes it a total of $7,900 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept 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) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Scottsdale Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (480) 423-6000 or check Scottsdale Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Scottsdale Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Scottsdale 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
Yes
At present there is no on-campus housing at Scottsdale Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Scottsdale Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Scottsdale Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256, USA
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