Southern State Community College

Southern State Community College

Southern State Community College, also known as SSCC, was established in 1975. It was initially named the Southern State General and Technical College, and was rechristened Southern State Community College in the year 1977. This two-year college is located in Ohio. The academic programs include both technical and transfer programs. Associate's degrees are offered in streams including applied science and applied business. Apart from these, several certificate programs in Data Information Processing, Medical Transcription, and Pharmacy Technician are offered. The college also offers courses though distance learning programs.

Southern State Community College sponsors several men's and women's athletics teams that participate in basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball, and basketball. The teams compete in the National Conference of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, and the Ohio Collegiate Athletic Conference.

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Contacting Southern State Community College

Southern State Community College
100 Hobart Dr
Hillsboro , OH 45133
General Phone: (937) 393-3431

Southern State Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts82liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management53business, accounting technology
Medical Support and Technology52medical assistant, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, phlebotomy
Computer Science and Engineering22computer applications programming, systems analyst, computer support
Security and Law Enforcement21corrections, criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police
Office and Administration18executive secretary, office data entry, general office occupations
Family and Social Work17social work
Engineering Technician12electrical/electronic tech, computer systems tech, drafting, CAD and design
Medical Administration10medical transcription
Education and Teaching8middle school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Therapy and Counseling6substance abuse counseling
Real Estate and Construction Management5real estate
Landscaping and Horticulture2horticultural science
Agricultural Science and Management2agricultural production

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree31923
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years527
Award of less than 1 academic year182

Southern State Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southern State Community College had a total enrollment of 2,436 students (1,834 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 95%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 21%
20-21 15%
22-24 12%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

Southern State Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 26 %

Southern State Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southern State Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,390
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,528
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Southern State Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1287000)

Southern State Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2527

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*4$71,219

*: 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 year2*1*
Associate professoracademic year2*5$59,298
Assistant professoracademic year7$54,3348$52,044
Instructoracademic year12$48,1279$41,944
All faculty totalacademic year23$52,71823$50,244

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

Southern State Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports152439

Southern State Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Horticultural Science

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
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
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Southern State Community College Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 8%Southern State Community College Female % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 10%Southern State Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Southern State Community College % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Southern State Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering

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 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 athletic scholarships

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