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Admissions Office

Apply to SCCC

Applying to Seward County Community College is simple, quick, and free. Take a look at the necessary items listed below to begin your path to becoming a Seward County Saint.

Seward County Community College operates as an open-admissions institution, accepting the majority of students upon receipt of their completed admissions application. Once you have finished your application, an acceptance letter will be sent to you by mail. This letter will include your Student ID Number, login details, and any remaining documents needed for full admission.  

Deadlines & Events

Take a look at the upcoming deadlines and events we have scheduled.

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Office of Admissions

Required Application Materials

We cannot begin to review your enrollment process until all the documents listed below are received. These deadlines and requirements pertain to both domestic and international applicants.

Application requirements for admission to the college are the same for all students, regardless of the academic major/area of interest.*

*Students who wish to be considered for direct admission to a program in the areas of Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Cosmetology, or CDL will also need to complete an additional application and/or interview.

Admissions Checklist

  • Click here to download a copy of the TB Screening Questionnaire.
  • Email the form to once it has been completed.
  • Submit an official high school transcript (including final grades, grade point average, class ranking, and date of graduation) or an official copy of a GED transcript to the registrar’s office. (Attention: Registrar, PO. Box 1137, Liberal, KS, 67905)

*If the ACT/SAT scores are more than two years old, you will be required to take the free ACCUPLACER Test at the SCCC Testing Center. To schedule a test, call (620) 417-1042.

  • For more information on how to request your final high school transcript, contact the high school you attended.
  • If no ACT/SAT scores exist, you will be required to the ACCUPLACER test.

You can submit your official transcripts from any previous institution via parchment through your institution’s registrar office or via mail. Please note that transcripts must be official transcripts.

Attention: Registrar, PO. Box 1137, Liberal KS, 67905

Financial Aid Checklist

  • By completing the FAFSA, students can see if they qualify for work-study, Pell grants, and student loan opportunities.
    • Seward County Community College FAFSA Code: 008228
  • To access the SCCC Scholarship Application, click here.
    • Applications are accepted throughout the year with priority dates being April 1 for Fall Semester and November 1 for Spring Semester.
  • Before you can access the SCCC Scholarship page, you must have your log in information that was provided in your letter of acceptance. 

If you have questions or want to know more about financial assistance opportunities, scholarships, grants, loans, or student jobs, please reach out to our Financial Aid Office.

Student Checklist

Once items 1-4 from the Admissions Checklist above are completed, you may begin the student checklist below.

Enrolling in Classes

  • To schedule a personal appointment with a general advisor, contact the Student Success Center at (620) 417-1700.
  • For incoming New Freshman, refer to the next step.

All Saints Enrollment Days are for incoming students to meet with staff and faculty and is geared to enrolling students in classes for the Fall semester. To register and for more information, click here.

Pay your Saints bill by contacting the Business Office at (620) 417-1080.  (Credit/Debit, Checks, Money Orders are accepted)

Pay to: Seward County Community College, (Attention: Cashiers, PO. Box 1137, Liberal Ks, 67905)

Meet Our Team

The Admissions Office exists to help guide you through the process of becoming a student at SCCC and answer any questions you might have.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us by emailing or by calling 620-417-1100

Erika Espinoza
Oscar Silva
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Cole Hardtke
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Laura Rosales

Need Answers? - Frequently Asked Questions​

Check out the list below for frequently asked questions.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us by emailing or by calling 620-417-1100

The college must comply with the law to implement tuberculosis screening. All new students entering classroom settings for the first time will need to fill out a tuberculosis screening questionnaire before enrolling or starting classes. The commencement of their initial classes will be delayed until the screening questionnaire requirements are fulfilled. Students identified as “high risk” for tuberculosis, according to the guidelines set by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, must undergo a TB Skin Test at their primary healthcare provider or local health clinic. The test results must be provided along with the completed TB Questionnaire.

To safeguard your privacy, you are not obligated to provide your Social Security Number when filling out the admission application. The SSN is used as a matching identifier to prevent duplicate student records and to align with submitted Federal Financial Aid information. If you opt not to include your SSN on the form and would rather share it with an Admissions Representative, kindly reach out to the Seward County Admissions Office at (620) 417-1100.

To qualify for in-state college tuition in Kansas, residents are defined as individuals who have lived in Kansas for at least six months prior to the start of classes, either as adults or as minors (under 18) with parents residing in Kansas. Certain undocumented immigrants and others may also be eligible for resident tuition if they meet the following criteria:

  • Attended an accredited Kansas high school for three years or more.
  • Graduated from an accredited Kansas high school or obtained a GED from Kansas.
  • Meet the required immigrations status.
    • For individuals without legal immigration status, submitted an affidavit affirming that they or their parents have applied for legalizing their immigration status or will do so when eligible.
    • For individuals with legal nonpermanent immigration status, submitted an affidavit affirming that they have initiated the process for U.S. citizenship or will do so when eligible.

Students meeting these requirements should request an affidavit from the Admissions Office or the Office of Enrollment Services.

You will receive your acceptance letter via postal mail within one week of applying for admission. Your acceptance letter will list the remaining required documents.

If the student is unable to provide test scores, they may take the free ACCUPLACER test in the testing center located here in campus.

Students who aren’t satisfied with their ACT/SAT score may also take the ACCUPLACER test.

To schedule the ACCUPLACER, please call the Testing Center: 620-417-1042

The Office of Admissions will accept applications year-round. However, individual programs have their own deadlines. However, individual programs, such as Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Cosmetology have their own deadlines. Students seeking admission to one of these programs must meet additional requirements specific to that program.

Seward County Community College boasts a 15:1 class size. Depending on the course, the class size may be bigger or smaller.

Students will receive their official first bill approximately two months into the semester once housing and book charges are added. However, once a student is enrolled into classes, they can begin to make payments towards their balance at anytime.