About Us

Our College at a Glance

Get to know Somerset Community College.

Somerset Community College (SCC) is one of 16 two-year colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS).

Opened in 1965 and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), our goal is to prepare students for successful transfer to Kentucky four-year colleges or for immediate entrance into fulfilling careers.

Academic Programs

Somerset Community College awards associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in more than 60 areas of study, including:

  • Nursing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Administration
  • Surgical Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Computer and Information Technologies
  • Aviation Technology
  • And More! 

Campus Locations

We're proud to offer classes at six locations in Kentucky. Learn more about our campuses and centers

Graduate Statistics (with Associate Degree) 

For 2011-2012 academic year

By Gender

Female: 476
Male: 207

By Race/Ethnicity

American Indian: 1
Asian: 5
Black: 3
Hispanic: 8
Native Hawaiian: 2
Two or more races: 14
Unknown: 2
White: 648

Grand Total: 683

Graduates who received Pell Grants

For 2011-2012 Academic Year:


Persistence Rate

For Fall 2011:


Definition: Percent of fall/summer first-time credential-seeking students who have earned a credential, transferred to a four-year institution, or are still enrolled at the end of three years.