Surry Community College

Surry Community College

Surry Community College, also known as SCC, is located in Dobson, North Carolina, United States. It is under the North Carolina Community College System. Degrees, diplomas, and certificates are offered to students of SCC in various areas of study including accounting, business administration, cosmetology, industrial systems technology, and practical nursing. The college also offers students distance education programs.

SCC's athletic teams are called the Knights. Students can participate in sports such as basketball, golf, baseball, volleyball, cheerleading, and softball. There are many student clubs and organizations at Surry Community College including Phi Beta Lambda, Student Nurses Association, Student Government Association, Alpha Omega, Phi Theta Kappa, and Psychology Club.

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Surry Community College
630 S. Main St.
Dobson , NC 27017-8432

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Surry Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts132language translation, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine98registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management62business management, electronic commerce, accounting
Mechanics and Repair20HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Medical Administration19medical office management
Education and Teaching17elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering10information technology, computer programming, information science, computer networking, network management
Photography and Commercial Art8commercial art
Medical Support and Technology8medical assistant
Family and Social Work7child development
Law6legal assistant
Engineering Technician6electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech, computer engineering tech, mechanical drafting
Agricultural Science and Management4various agricutural courses
Office and Administration4office management
Beauty and Cosmetology2cosmetology
Landscaping and Horticulture1applied horticulture
Production Trades1machine shop assistant, welding
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Animal Science and Care0animal husbandry
Construction Trades0carpentry, electrician

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3317
Associate's degree34733
Award of less than 1 academic year3824

Surry Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Surry Community College had a total enrollment of 3,201 students (3,211 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 26%
20-21 16%
22-24 11%
25-29 8%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

Surry Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 36 %

Surry Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,415
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,415
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Surry Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 297000)

Surry 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 year34$49,26777$49,307
All faculty totalacademic year34$49,26777$49,307

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

Surry Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Language Interpretation and Translation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
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