State Fair Community College

Sedalia, MO 65301

State Fair Community College (SFCC) is located in Sedalia, Missouri. SFCC was established back in 1966 and it currently serves a little under 5,000 students. This is a two-year institution that also has several extended campus locations in the area. The school offers students many academic programs and skill training courses. With over 65 programs in total, this school has become one of the premier community colleges in the area for those who want robust educational opportunities. The school is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. SFCC also has the distinction of hosting The Daum Museum of Contemporary Art on the campus.

The SFCC nursing program makes use of a bi-level structure to offer students the chance to pursue becoming an LPN and then deciding whether to continue on toward an associate degree. The first year of the nursing program will be the practical nursing program where students will learn the necessary skills to become an LPN. Upon successful completion of this portion of the program, students will be able to apply to take the NCLEX-PN licensure exam. They can then continue on to work on earning their ADN degree. This nursing program is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. 


Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 56
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1977 - 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$105/credit
In State Students$160/credit
Out of State Students$220/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 $4,725 $7,200 $9,900
ADN 70 $7,350 $11,200 $15,400
BSN 125 $13,125 $20,000 $27,500
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, 92% of State Fair 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 55% $4,129
Other Federal Grant 10% $268
State Grant & Scholarships 56% $2,549
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 13% $2,368
Federal Student Loans 17% $4,142
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$4,344
$30,001 to $48,000$4,348
$48,001 to $75,000$6,040
$75,001 to $110,000$7,043
Over $110,000$6,460

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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

Relevant scholarships

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Annette McClanahan Harrison Endowed Nursing Scholarship

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Betty Crim Endowed Nursing Scholarship

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Bill and Mary Russell Healthcare Scholarship

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Marsha’s Angels Scholarship Fund

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

State Fair Community College
3201 W 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301

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