Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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 LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN
  3. BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 21
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 5
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 101

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Scottsdale Community College

GateWay Community College
7.53 miles away
Mesa Community College
8.21 miles away
Rio Salado College
8.36 miles away
Phoenix College
11.73 miles away
Paradise Valley Community College
12.11 miles away
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
15.79 miles away
Glendale Community College
17.78 miles away
Estrella Mountain Community College
26.32 miles away
Central Arizona College
40.48 miles away
Yavapai College
78.67 miles away


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
12/01/1975 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,673
30k to 48k$7,977
48k to 75k$9,467
75k to 110k$12,168
Over 110k$12,375
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $86.00 $327.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arizona Past Presidents’ Parley Nurses Scholarship

The amount of the scholarship is to be $600.00 annually to not less than a second year student nurse who is enrolled in an accredited institution In Arizona awarding a degree as [...]

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing International Scholarship

Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

Ruth E. Nicolls Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time undergraduates in the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have completed freshmen year courses with at least a 3.0 grade point average. [...]

Jory Dorman Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be admitted into the nursing program at Northern Arizona University. Students must have graduated from a Flagstaff, Arizona area high school. Applicants must have a grade point [...]

Arizona Hazlewood Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be students at Northern Arizona University pursuing a degree in nursing. Students must demonstrate financial need.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing
Scottsdale Community College
9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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