Salt Lake Community College

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School Overview

Salt Lake Community College, or SLCC, is a two-year higher education institution in Salt Lake City, Utah. The school has 13 campuses across the Salt Lake Valley, and also offers online courses. With an average class size of 20, SLCC has a reputation for providing students with an intimate and personalized learning experience. 95% of SLCC students are Utah residents, and two-thirds of them go on to earn bachelor’s degrees.

SLCC continuously works with Utah’s four-year institutions to ensure that credits are compatible and transferable. All of Utah’s post-secondary schools accept SLCC general education credit, including private schools such as Westminster College and Brigham Young University.

Accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, SLCC offers over 200 associate, vocational, and technical degree and certificate programs. Most graduates of Salt Lake Community College transfer to the University of Utah after graduating.

General Information

Admission Office

4600 South Redwood Road

Box 30808

Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0808

(801) 957-4298

Fax: (801) 957-4961

Contact: Eric Weber

Dean of Student Enrollment Services
Main Address

PO Box 30808

Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0808

(801) 957-4111

Total undergrads: 29,479

Degree-seeking undergrads: 27,916


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission for flight technology programs based on testing; admissions for health sciences based on school records, testing and prerequisite courses.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Design/Visual Communications A
Fashion Design C
Interior Design C
Music – General A
Photography A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Finance/Banking A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Reception C
Restaurant/Food Services Management A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Digital Communications/Multimedia A,C

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A
Desktop Publishing C
Photographic/Film Technology A
Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management C
System Administration C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A
Carpentry A,C
Construction Site Management A
Electrician A
Masonry/Tile Setting C
Pipefitting A
Plumbing A


Early Childhood Special Education A
Kindergarten/Preschool Education A


Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Manufacturing Engineering A
Materials Engineering A
Mechanical Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A
Civil Drafting/Civil Engineering A
Computer Engineering A
Computer Systems A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies C
Environmental Engineering Technology A,C
Instrumentation Technology A
Manufacturing Technologies A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A
Surveying Technology A
Telecommunications A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Insurance Billing C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Surgical Technology C
Ward Clerk C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities A

Library Science

Library Assistance C


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A
Avionics Maintenance/Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Electronics C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A,C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

CabinetmakingMillwork C
Ironworking A
Machine Shop Technology C
Machine Tool Technology A
Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A
Chemical Technology A
Industrial Radiologic Technology A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Social Sciences

Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A
Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Salt Lake Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(801) 957-4111
Type of School:2-year, Public
Address:4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:29,901
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:21,306 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,690
Out-of-state Tuition:$11,728
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:74%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,975

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Salt Lake Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Salt Lake Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services96
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services15
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services73
Construction Trades2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields57
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs86
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians64
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services13
Physical Sciences3
Precision Production41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Science Technologies/Technicians11
Social Sciences15
Transportation and Materials Moving21
Visual and Performing Arts19
Grand total4982

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Salt Lake Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Salt Lake Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,03274%
Grant or scholarship aid77355%$3,975
Student loan aid28520%$3,292

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8,70630%$3,528
Federal student loans4,70816%$3,965

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Salt Lake Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Salt Lake Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Salt Lake Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment29,901
Undergraduate enrollment29,901
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Salt Lake Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
    • Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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