Somerset Community College

Somerset, KY 42501
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Somerset Community College (SCC) is located in Somerset, Kentucky. Like most community colleges in Kentucky, SCC is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. There are a large number of academic programs for students to chose from at this school. It has many associate degree programs that can lead to lucrative careers. The school also offers students various technical and vocational certificate opportunities. Some courses offer diplomas upon completion. SCC was established back in 2002 and it has been working to serve the community in the best way possible ever since. It provides a great educational experience to all of the students who walk through the doors.

The SCC ADN and LPN programs are very sought-after programs in the college. Both programs are fully approved by the Kentucky State Board of Nursing. The ADN program is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The school offers evening and weekending class options for busy nurses.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students5,886
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 59
Certificate 24 147
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 38
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 97.3%
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.3%


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2003 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1994 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$162/credit
In State Students$162/credit
Out of State Students$567/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,290 $7,290 $25,515
ADN 70 $11,340 $11,340 $39,690
BSN 125 $20,250 $20,250 $70,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Somerset Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 73% $4,133
Other Federal Grant 5% $802
State Grant & Scholarships 81% $1,984
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 16% $1,988
Federal Student Loans 31% $4,233
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,102
$30,001 to $48,000$5,186
$48,001 to $75,000$6,868
$75,001 to $110,000$9,694
Over $110,000$9,754

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
Somerset Community College
808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501

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