Southeastern Community College West Burlington

Southeastern Community College West Burlington

Southeastern Community College, commonly referred to as SCC, is a two-year, community college located in Burlington, Iowa, United States. It was established in the year 1982. It also operates campuses in Ft. Madison and Keokuk, Iowa. The college offers various associate degrees in arts and science, career learning programs, professional certificates, diplomas, and transfer programs in diverse areas of study. It also offers distance learning through online courses.

SCC's athletics department offers several sports programs and teams. It is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Region XI and participates in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC). Their sports teams are nicknamed the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks participate in various intercollegiate sports including baseball, basketball, softball, and volleyball.

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Southeastern Community College
1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington , IA 52655-0180
General Phone: (319) 752-2731

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Southeastern Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts254liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine155EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Production Trades34machinist, welding
Medical Support and Technology31dental hygienist, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, radiographer
Business and Management29business management, accounting
Office and Administration26administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and police
Mechanics and Repair18autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician15electronics tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical drafting
Media11graphic communications
Construction Trades9construction
Computer Science and Engineering7information technology
Agricultural Science and Management7agricultural supply, agricultural production
Therapy and Counseling6substance abuse counseling
Landscaping and Horticulture5applied horticulture
Funeral and Mortuary Science0funeral and mortuary

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree47224
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14813
Award of less than 1 academic year104

Southeastern Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southeastern Community College had a total enrollment of 3,351 students (2,468 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 17%
18-19 27%
20-21 12%
22-24 9%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Southeastern Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 13 %

Southeastern Community College Room and Board (2007)

Southeastern Community College offers campus housing for 126 of its 2,468 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,450
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,600
Room and board $ 3,856
Room charge $ 1,700
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,610
Books and supplies $ 936
Other expenses $ 1,654

Financial Aid:
Southeastern Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 184800)

Southeastern Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year10$62,87015$63,151
No academic rankcalendar year1*6$50,962
All faculty totalcalendar year11$60,23121$59,669

*: 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
Instructoracademic year36$63,39923$61,344
All faculty totalacademic year36$63,39923$61,344

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

Southeastern Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports066

Southeastern Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Graphic Communications, General

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Southeastern Community College Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Southeastern Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Southeastern Community College Number of students
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Southeastern Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Southeastern Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

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 Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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