Scottsdale Community College
Established in 1969, Scottsdale Community College is part of the Maricopa County Community College District. The main campus is located within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, making SCC the only public community college with a campus located in tribal land. While 948 students enrolled in the fall semester of 1970, SCC currently serves over 10,000 students each semester. SCC has continued to expand and attract students from over 100 different countries and of all ages. The number of programs offered at SCC has also grown. Along with nursing, SCC offers students courses in a wide variety of fields, including the first accredited DJ and Turntablism classes.
Scottsdale Community College offers a pathway to becoming a registered nurse, with a two-year Associates in Appliance Science degree. This is a four-semester program with classes offered in the Fall and Spring. The nursing courses are taught in the Health and Sciences Building and are approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. During the program, students receive hands-on training at local healthcare facilities. Students interested in earning an associate degree in nursing should contact the SCC Advisement Center to learn more about the prerequisites and application requirements.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students9,458|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
12/01/1975 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$86/credit|
|In State Students||$86/credit|
|Out of State Students||$327/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 54% of Scottsdale Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$692|
|State Grant & Scholarships||1%||$800|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||25%||$1,252|
|Federal Student Loans||13%||$3,484|
$7,558Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,175|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,317|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,812|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,697|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.