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About Scottsdale Community College

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Student Success Starts with Enrollment
Student Success Starts with Enrollment

Scottsdale Community College is student centered, with a focus on active, engaged and intellectually rigorous learning. The college is known for high quality, accessible educational opportunities and innovative teaching, learning and support services. SCC serves approximately 10,000 students a year, offering more than 100 degrees and 60 certificates of completion in diverse occupational areas. SCC is a leader in Developmental Education, Open Education Resources, Undergraduate Research, and Service Learning, all designed to improve and facilitate student success.

Through a partnership with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, SCC is honored to be the only two-year public higher education institution located on Native American Land. The college has a robust Native American Indian support program and is establishing an Indigenous Scholars Institute to better serve our growing Native American student population, and to encourage all students to understand and appreciate the history, contributions and future of our Indigenous peoples.

SCC, for the third consecutive time, was among only 150 community colleges nationally to be eligible for the prestigious Aspen Award for Community College Excellence. SCC also holds the honor of being a winner of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Sterling Award in the Big Business category, has been named a Bellwether Finalist for Community College Innovation, and is a Veteran’s Supportive Campus. In 2016, SmartAsset named SCC the 4th Best Community College in the U.S.

Student success is our number one priority

The student is the center of everything we do. At SCC you have the freedom to find balance between academics and extra curricular involvement. Whether through athletics, student organizations, or partnerships with the community, there are countless ways to get involved. SCC's dedicated faculty and staff members are eager to help you create your own path to an enriching educational experience and successful future.

Scottsdale, Arizona

Not only is Scottsdale Community College a great place to attend, the city of Scottsdale, Arizona, is a great place to live! Also known as "The West's Most Western Town" and the "Most Livable City", Scottsdale offers many fun and adventurous activities.

A good place to start is the Official Web Site of the City of Scottsdale, Arizona. There you can find many facts that rank different aspects about the City of Scottsdale.

Visit the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. A very popular area in Scottsdale is Old Town, which draws a huge amount of visitors and locals. Scottsdale Artwalk is quite charming and usually attracts many visitors for an evening of gallery walking and dining. Indian Bend Wash, another popular destination is an oasis of parks, lakes, paths, and golf courses traversing 11 miles through the heart of Scottsdale.