Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln, NE 68510
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Southeast Community College Area is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. This community college currently serves around 9,000 students and it offers them many educational opportunities. Since originally opening in 1941, this school has continued to provide the community with access to many academic programs. There are more than 50 programs of study at Southeast Community College right now, giving students many options to consider. There are associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs that students can pursue. The small class sizes at this school allow for greater personal attention and it makes for a very comfortable learning environment for all students.

Southeast Community College also has a robust nursing program that has become very popular over the years. Students can choose between the LPN and the ADN program. There is also an LPN to ADN path for students who have already attained LPN license. The curriculum involves classroom experiences, simulations, and clinical experiences. Both of these programs are held to a very high standard. The nursing program at this school is approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing. It is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students9,412
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 53
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 6 57
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 89.7%
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1983 - 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$66/credit
In State Students$66/credit
Out of State Students$80/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 $2,970 $2,970 $3,600
ADN 70 $4,620 $4,620 $5,600
BSN 125 $8,250 $8,250 $10,000
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, 77% of Southeast Community College Area's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $3,065
Other Federal Grant 4% $1,403
State Grant & Scholarships 10% $1,272
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 43% $1,433
Federal Student Loans 74% $4,521
Private Loans 1% $7,051


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$7,277
$30,001 to $48,000$7,602
$48,001 to $75,000$9,117
$75,001 to $110,000$10,980
Over $110,000$11,316

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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 Nebraska state board of nursing.
Southeast Community College Area
301 South 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510

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