Seward County Community College

Seward County Community College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Liberal, KS. The 2023 average tuition & fees is $4,928 over its programs in average.
The school has a total enrollment of 1,663 and it offers 26 programs(2 online programs). By program type, it has 2 12-weeks certificate, 5 1-year certificate, 19 2-years certificate, and 26 associate programs.
Last year, a total of 409 students completed and earned certificate or associate degree at Seward County Community College.
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2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at Seward County Community College is $4,928 for academic year 2022-2023. The amount is the average costs over all degree programs and the vocational program tuition may be lower than the average cost.
Seward County Community College offers the alternative tuition plans .
42% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $4,975 (exclude student loans).
SCCC 2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$4,928
Average Financial Amount$4,975

Offered Career / Vocational Programs and Completers

Seward County Community College offers 26 vocational programs for Less than 12-Week Certificate, Less than 1-Year Certificate, and 1-2 Years Certificate programs. The following table lists number of programs by offered type and online availability along with number of completers.
Last year, 409 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs at Seward County Community College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Less than 12 Weeks Certificate2077
Less than 1 Year Certificate5031
2 Years Certificate190105
Total260409

Programs by Award Level

The following table summarizes the number of completers by program and award level.
  • 77 students have earned/completed Less than 12 Weeks Certificate program.
  • 31 students have earned/completed Less than 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 105 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
  • 196 students have earned/completed Associate's program.
Less than 12 Weeks Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 77 completers-
Medication Aide9-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide68-
Total77
Less than 1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 2 completers-
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer Support Specialist1-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 1 completers-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1-
Transportation and Materials Moving [+] 25 completers-
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor25-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist2-
Total31
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 16 completers-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist16-
Engineering Technology [+] 23 completers-
Metallurgical Technology/Technician4-
Petroleum Technology/Technician8-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician11-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 1 completers-
Chemical Process Technology1-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 34 completers-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology14-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician7-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician3-
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician10-
Precision Production Trades [+] 1 completers-
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist0-
Welding Technology/Welder1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Surgical Technology/Technologist6-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training18-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science6-
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Total105
Associate's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 1 completers-
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 4 completers-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist4-
Engineering Technology [+] 11 completers-
Metallurgical Technology/Technician3-
Petroleum Technology/Technician4-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician4-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 123 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies123-
General Studies0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 1 completers-
Chemical Process Technology1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Corrections0-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 8 completers-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology3-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician2-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician3-
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician0-
Precision Production Trades [+] 0 completers-
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist0-
Welding Technology/Welder0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist8-
Surgical Technology/Technologist5-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse28-
Business [+] 3 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping3-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science0-
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Total196

Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation

Total 1,663 students are attending at Seward County Community College. There are 59 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 44 part-time faculty teaching for the school.
The students to faculty ratio is 13 to 1 (7.69%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 178 (full-time) and 83 (part-time).
The graduation rate of Seward County Community College is 50% and transfer-out rate is 6%. The retention rate is 58% at the school.
SCCC 2023 Key Statistics
Student Population1,663
Graduation Rate50%
Number of Faculty103
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Student Population at SCCC

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 1,664 students enrolled into Seward County Community College. By gender, 685 male and 979 female students are attending the school.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Seward County Community College.
Student Population By Gender
Seward County Community College
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,664685979
Full-time683282401
Part-tme981403578
There are 497 White (29.87%), 53 Black/African American (3.19%), 843 Hispanic (50.66%), 29 Asian (1.74%), and 1,085 students with other races attending Seward County Community College. 42 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Seward County Community College
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,664685979
American Indian/Native American14410
Asian291712
Black/African American532528
Hispanic843328515
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White497196301
Two More21714
Un-Known1659075
Non-resident Alien421824
Seward County Community College offers the distance learning opportunities (online classes) for career programs.
250 students (15.02% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 254 students (15.26% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The following table summarizes the online student population for Seward County Community College.
Distance Learning Student Population at Seward County Community College
Number of Students
Total1,664
Enrolled Online Exclusively250
Enrolled Some Online Courses254
Not in Online Courses1,160
By age range, at Seward County Community College, 324 students are aged 20 to 24 (19.47% of total students), 1,030 students are aged below 20 (61.90%), 54 students are aged above 50 (3.13%).
Graduate Student Population By Age at Seward County Community College
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,664685979
Under 18541259282
Age 18-19489213276
Age 20-2121697119
Age 22-241084167
Age 25-291052679
Age 30-34601347
Age 35-3943934
Age 40-49471037
Age 50-6426917
Over 6428820
Age Un-Known101

Directory and Accreditation Information

Seward County Community College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1975 - Current[Estimated Date]).
The following list shows the contact and directory information of Seward County Community College.
1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, KS
620-624-1951

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