Seward County Community College is a two-year
institution offering 45 programs of study, including Adult Basic Education, certificate programs and
associate of arts, associate of science, general studies and applied sciences degrees. Ranked in the
top 5% of more than 1,100 accredited community colleges in the U.S. by the Aspen Institute, SCCC
serves a student body of 2,500+ students ranging in age from 15 to 85, in a county with the highest
foreign-born percentage population in the U.S., and a rural service area of about 50,997 in seven
Southwest Kansas counties and a five-state region. For more detailed demographic and academic
information, visit our FAQ page at scoar.pbworks
Students are the heart of Seward County Community
College. We view each person as a unique individual, with potential and dreams to achieve — and
equally valuable at every point in the process. With a student body as diverse as our community, SCCC
brings people from the region's small towns into contact with international students, and
nontraditional learners of all ages together with recent high school graduates. The common factor is
that we are all moving forward into growth, new challenges, and professional success.
We offer 45 programs of study, including Adult Basic
Education, certificate programs and associate of arts, science, general studies and applied sciences
degrees. However, our learning options aren't limited to traditional classroom settings. As a
community college, we endeavor to provide learning opportunities for people at all stages of life,
through area Outreach classes, professional development and continued education, enrichment and
recreational classes, and business and industry support. Explore the many paths to a more vibrant
life through education.
Seward County Community College faculty bring more to
the students than classroom instruction. Through our instructors, many of whom hold doctorate-level
credentials, students gain access to rich and varied life and professional experiences. Learn
journalism from a former international bureau chief who covered every major disaster on four
continents over 20 years. Get Commercial Drivers License instruction from a man who started out
delivering milk and eggs from rural Pennsylvania to New York City. Participate in university-level
lab work with science and Allied Health researchers. Put all those resources together, and students
can gain the skills they need to succeed in their chosen fields.
Prepare students to obtain a job in mid-management or marketing position, possessing the skills to make them successful employees and employers.