Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake Community College, or SLCC, is the largest two-year community college in Utah. It was established in 1948. SLCC offers its students more than 100 degree programs in academic, technical, and vocational fields. The college has three campuses and more than ten branches throughout the Salt Lake County, and parts of Tooele County, Utah. The three campuses are:

  • Jordan Campus
  • South City
  • The Taylorsville Redwood Campus

The athletics department of the college has teams in volleyball, softball, basketball and football to name a few. The sports teams are nicknamed the Bruins and their official mascot is the Bruin Bear. The Bruins have won more than 15 regional and over 10 Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) championships.

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Salt Lake Community College
4600 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City , UT 84123
General Phone: (801) 957-4111

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Salt Lake Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,618sign language translation, English, general studies, humanities, international studies, economics, geography, political science, sociology, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine440registered nursing, nursing assistant
Business and Management317business, business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, marketing
Transportation202commercial pilot and flight crew, truck and bus driver
Medical Support and Technology156dental hygienist, medical assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, medical lab tech
Beauty and Cosmetology144cosmetology
Engineering Technician107electronics tech, telecommunications tech, instrumentation tech, environmental engineering tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, surveying tech, computer engineering tech, computer systems tech, ...
Medical Administration83health unit coordinator, medical records tech, medical billing, medical secretary, health and medical administrative
Therapy and Counseling72psychology, physical therapist assistant
Computer Science and Engineering59computer and info science, computer science, system administration, computer support
Security and Law Enforcement56criminal justice and safety
Construction Trades53masonry, carpentry, electrical and power installer, construction manager, pipefitting
Mechanics and Repair38industrial electronics tech, HVAC, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, avionics maintenance
Science37biology, chemistry, physics
Office and Administration35receptionist, office data entry, general office occupations
Media31communication studies, digital communications, photo and film tech, desktop publishing and imaging, animation and special effects
Production Trades28machine shop assistant, welding
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy26sports and fitness management, occupational therapist assistant
Engineering25electrical engineering, mechanical engineering
Law24legal assistant
Science and Laboratory Technician22biology tech, radiologic tech, chemical tech
Design21design and visual communication
Family and Social Work19family studies, social work
Education and Teaching17early childhood special ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Cooking and Culinary Arts6chef training
Photography and Commercial Art5photography

Number of programs and degrees for Salt Lake Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2,90273
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21714
Award of less than 1 academic year52817

Salt Lake Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Salt Lake Community College had a total enrollment of 25,235 students (15,626 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 2%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 18%
20-21 17%
22-24 21%
25-29 19%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown5%
(International Students)1%

Salt Lake Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 42 %

Salt Lake Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Salt Lake City, Utah for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Utah Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Salt Lake Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,660
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,374
Books and supplies $ 1,730

Financial Aid:
Salt Lake Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 522000)

Salt Lake Community College Faculty

Salt Lake Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year31$56,89723$57,833
Associate professoracademic year32$52,56651$52,385
Assistant professoracademic year57$48,91954$47,266
Instructoracademic year60$41,82541$42,519
All faculty totalacademic year180$48,577169$49,097

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Salt Lake Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01515

Salt Lake Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
System Administration/Administrator

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Social Work

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International/Global Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician
Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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