Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale Community College, or SCC, is a two-year college located in Scottsdale, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. It was established in 1970. The campus is situated on 160 acres. SCC is part of the Maricopa County Community College District and offers a wide variety of degrees, certificates and courses in diverse fields of study.

Scottsdale Community College provides facilities for a number of clubs and events which support overall development of the students. The athletics department has many sports teams which participate in various sports such as tennis, volleyball, softball, soccer, baseball, and football. The sports teams are nicknamed the Fighting Artichokes, and their official mascot is Artie.

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Scottsdale Community College
9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale , AZ 85256
General Phone: (480) 423-6000

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Scottsdale Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine377licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Art Studies318visual and performing arts, art studies
Liberal Arts309liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management176business, business management, business administration, accounting, accounting technology, small business management, international business, MIS, marketing, ...
Design73interior design, graphic design
Media66journalism, broadcast journalism, public relations, radio and TV tech
Science62natural sciences, physical sciences
Security and Law Enforcement44criminal justice and safety, forensic science, criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice, fire-fighting
Cooking and Culinary Arts42chef training, institutional food workers
Photography and Commercial Art42film studies, cinematography
Drama and Performing Arts27dance, drama, playwriting and screenwriting, acting
Engineering Technician19architectural drafting, drafting and design tech
Hospitality18hospitality management, hotel management, restaurant and food services management, resort management
Animal Science and Care15animal husbandry, equestrian studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12yoga training, parks and recreation studies, exercise science
Education and Teaching11education, Native American education, elementary school teaching, education courses
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science, computer programming, computer applications programming, systems analyst, web design, computer networking, computer services management, computer support
Construction Trades6lineworker, building inspector
Music4music, music management
Family and Social Work4child development, child care management, child care provider
Office and Administration3administrative assistant, office data entry, general office occupations
Fine Arts3fine arts
Medical Support and Technology0speech pathology, radiation therapist
Architecture and Planning0interior architecture
Therapy and Counseling0psychology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years70039
Award of less than 1 academic year13626
Associate's degree80658

Scottsdale Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Scottsdale Community College had a total enrollment of 10,371 students (5,949 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 3%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 3%
American Indian 4%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 21%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 13%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 6%
65+ 2%

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

(International Students)4%
State unknown3%

Scottsdale Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 33 %

Scottsdale Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Scottsdale, Arizona for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Arizona Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Scottsdale Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,734
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,894
Books and supplies $ 1,120

Financial Aid:
Scottsdale Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 830400)

Scottsdale Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year82$78,34188$74,416
All faculty totalacademic year82$78,34188$74,416

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

Scottsdale Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports61117

Scottsdale Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Architecture And Planning
Interior Architecture

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Fashion Merchandising
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Institutional Food Workers

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Playwriting and Screenwriting

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Indian/Native American Education

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Resort Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Broadcast Journalism
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Music Management and Merchandising
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Therapy

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Film/Cinema Studies

Natural Sciences
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
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checked On-campus library
checked Has ROTC (army)
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