Seward County Community College

Liberal, KS 67901

Seward County Community College (SCCC) is located in Liberal, Kansas. This school was established in late 1967 and has been providing students with many academic opportunities ever since. SCCC serves over 2,600 students currently and it has a number of beneficial programs for them to take advantage of. There are many technical programs that will lead students to lucrative careers. Aside from this, students can expect to be able to pursue various associate degree programs in a variety of different fields. It offers a varied academic structure for students who are seeking opportunities to advance their career prospects.

SCCC has a nursing program that has proven to be very popular as well. This nursing program has two different focuses that students will be able to choose from. There is a 10-month practical nursing program and a two-year associate degree nursing program. Both programs seek to educate nursing students by teaching them all of the skills, knowledge, and abilities that are essential for modern nurses. The curriculum is varied to touch upon all of the important things that nurses need to learn during their time in school. The school offers a flexible and complete education to all of its nursing students. Graduates of the nursing program at SCCC will be prepared to take the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN licensure exams. 


Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 29
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 24
Certificate 16 119
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.3%
  • NCLEX-PN: 94.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1985 - 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$94/credit
In State Students$95/credit
Out of State Students$132/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 $4,230 $4,275 $5,940
ADN 70 $6,580 $6,650 $9,240
BSN 125 $11,750 $11,875 $16,500
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, 87% of Seward County 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 41% $4,756
Other Federal Grant 12% $395
State Grant & Scholarships -- $1,850
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 35% $1,598
Federal Student Loans 17% $4,053
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
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$5,273
$30,001 to $48,000$10,516
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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John and Geraldine Hobble Licensed Practical Nursing Scholarship

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Marsha’s Angels Scholarship Fund

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Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

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Arkansas Nurses Foundation Research Grant

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kansas state board of nursing.

Seward County Community College
1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901

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