Somerset Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a private accrediting body responsible for elementary, middle, secondary, and postsecondary institutions in 11 Southern states.
Commission on Colleges1866 Southern LaneDecatur, Georgia 30033-4097(404) 679-4500
Accreditation is important for two reasons. First, it assures SCC students that they are receiving an education that meets the high standards of an independent organization.
Secondly, since SCC is accredited to award associate degrees, an SCC degree is automatically recognized and accepted by all public or private four-year colleges and universities in Kentucky.
SCC Compliance Certification (pdf)Cover Letter - SACS Compliance Certification Report - March 2008 (pdf)