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About Us

Our College at a Glance

Get to know Somerset Community College.

Somerset Community College (SCC) is one of 16 two-year colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS).

Opened in 1965 and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), our goal is to prepare students for successful transfer to Kentucky four-year colleges or for immediate entrance into fulfilling careers.

Academic Programs

Somerset Community College awards associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in more than 60 areas of study, including:

  • Nursing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Administration
  • Surgical Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Computer and Information Technologies
  • Aviation Technology
  • And More! 

Campus Locations

We're proud to offer classes at six locations in Kentucky. Learn more about our campuses and centers

Student Profile:

(Fall 2015)

  • Enrollment: 6,410
  • Student to teacher ratio: 1 teacher to 24 students
  • High school students enrolled in dual-enrollment/dual-credit courses: 601
  • Students enrolled in distance education courses: 4,832
  • Students receiving financial aid: Part-time students: 53% Full-time students: 47%
  • Female: 60%
  • Male: 40%

Student Success:

(2014/2015 Academic Year)

Associates: 752
Certificates: 1,758
Diplomas: 208
Total: 2,767