Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, UT 84123
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Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. SLCC was established in 1948 and it has undergone various name changes over the years. It serves over 60,000 students and actually has 10 different campuses. This school is known as the largest community college in all of Utah. It offers students many different academic opportunities and even has online schooling options. Students at SLCC will be able to earn associate’s degrees and certificates in many different areas of study. The school also has agreements with various schools that makes it simple to transfer credits over to four-year universities in the pursuit of bachelor’s degrees.

The SLCC nursing program allows students to earn associate’s degrees in nursing. Nursing students can use state-of-the-art equipment in the healing arts lab. This allows all students to learn to practice patient care in a safe environment. The curriculum is also going to involve classroom and clinical experiences at various healthcare agencies. The SLCC nursing program is accredited by both the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Utah State Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students29,620
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 32 127
Certificate 15 66
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 84%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
07/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1992 - 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 $40
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$138/credit
In State Students$138/credit
Out of State Students$481/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 $6,210 $6,210 $21,645
ADN 70 $9,660 $9,660 $33,670
BSN 125 $17,250 $17,250 $60,125
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, 65% of Salt Lake 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 47% $4,502
Other Federal Grant 2% $1,292
State Grant & Scholarships 4% $1,193
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $2,064
Federal Student Loans 16% $3,546
Private Loans -- $9,120


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$7,587
$30,001 to $48,000$8,154
$48,001 to $75,000$8,012
$75,001 to $110,000$8,745
Over $110,000$6,778

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Utah state board of nursing.
Salt Lake Community College
4600 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

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