Spartanburg Community College

Spartanburg, SC 29303
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Spartanburg Community College (SCC) is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. There are also campuses located in Duncan, Gaffney, Union, and in downtown Spartanburg. SCC was established in 1963 and it now serves more than 5800 students.SCC allows students to earn many different associate’s degrees and certificates. There are also transfer opportunities for those who wish to continue their education at four-year universities. Many students choose SCC as their first college due to the comprehensive academic programs and overall affordability of the school.

The SCC nursing program is held in very high regard. This nursing program allows students to pursue associate’s degrees in nursing. Nursing students are taught how to become an important part of a healthcare team. This associate’s degree in nursing program has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Graduates of the program will be eligible to apply for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students4,635
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 34
Certificate 0 14
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
09/01/2008 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

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$181/credit
In State Students$225/credit
Out of State Students$369/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 $8,145 $10,125 $16,605
ADN 70 $12,670 $15,750 $25,830
BSN 125 $22,625 $28,125 $46,125
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 Spartanburg 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 64% $4,863
Other Federal Grant 5% $1,576
State Grant & Scholarships 96% $6,144
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 2% $3,158
Federal Student Loans 10% $2,512
Private Loans -- $5,750


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$871
$30,001 to $48,000$1,094
$48,001 to $75,000$2,927
$75,001 to $110,000$5,173
Over $110,000$3,670

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing.
Spartanburg Community College
107 Community College Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303

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