Future Students

Scottsdale Community College is a great place to begin or continue your college experience.

We have hundreds of courses designed to help you earn an associate’s degree, professional certificate, or provide a strong foundation for university transfer. Get started on your path to a brighter future today!

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Why Attend Scottsdale Community College?

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Low-Cost Tuition

SCC offers one of the lowest tuition rates in Arizona at $97 per credit hour (an estimated $2,358 per year for a full-time student). Start early to determine your payment options, so you can be sure to meet application and payment due dates before classes start. Our Financial Aid team can help.

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Degrees and Certificates

We offer 100+ degree and certificate of completion programs, with coursework available via classroom, hybrid learning and 100% online. Class sizes are small, averaging 16 in 2018-2019, helping ensure more individualized attention. Credits transfer easily thanks to well-established partnerships with 4-year university partners.

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Expert Faculty

We offer robust instruction thanks to our faculty – with 70% holding master’s degrees and 26% holding doctoral degrees. Many have extensive career experience working in the area in which they are teaching, providing real-world training and many industry contacts. View the SCC Faculty Directory.

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Student Advising and Support Services

We understand that pursuing higher education can be challenging. SCC excels at offering substantial no-cost student support services to help you reach your goals – from academic and career advising to tutoring, library/research, online learning resources, counseling, food pantry, and much more.

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Student Life

SCC offers many campus activities to connect with fellow students and enrich your academic experience, including service learning, student clubs, student government and leadership, athletics, performing arts and more. Listen to what recent graduates said about their experience at SCC.

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100% Online Programs

Starting with the Fall 2020 Semester, Scottsdale Community College is offering degree and certificate programs 100% online, providing students with expanded flexibility in how they wish to obtain a higher education.

Additional information for new students

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Enrollment Steps

Visit Enrollment Steps for detailed instructions about each step.

View the Enrollment Brochure.