Somerset Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Somerset Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,390 students enrolled. This school was founded in 2002 and is the only school located in Somerset, Kentucky.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
Fair
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 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, General Studies, Nursing, Automotive and Mechanic, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Somerset Community College is low at 55% (below Kentucky average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Somerset Community College is low - 33%. Around 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Somerset Community College is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,500
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - $12,400 annually. The additional fees at Somerset Community College not covered by tuition are nearly $100, which comes to a total of $12,500 per year.

Read the details about Somerset 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 school 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) at entry.

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

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
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
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Somerset Community College.

Based on the college crime information, 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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