Scottsdale Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

9000 East Chaparral Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2626

(480) 423-6100

Fax: (480) 423-6200

Contact: Fran Watkins

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

9000 East Chaparral Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2626

(480) 423-6000


Total undergrads: 9,846

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,729


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: $null

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Equestrian/Equine Studies A,C

Architecture & Related Programs

Environmental Design A,C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Native American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General C
Arts – General A
Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Film Production/Cinematography A,C
Film Studies C
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A,C
Playwriting/Screenwriting C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Finance/Banking C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
International Business A
Management Information Systems A,C
Retailing A,C

Communications & Journalism

Public Relations A,C

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C

Construction Trades

Building Construction Inspection A,C


Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Yoga Therapy/Teacher Training C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,C
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences C
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Forensic Technologies C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science 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.

Scottsdale Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (480) 423-6000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,602
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,530 (64% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,070
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,854
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 56%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $3,921

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Scottsdale Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Scottsdale Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 32
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2112
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 104
Education 32
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 41
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 43
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 23
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 64
Personal and Culinary Services 43
Physical Sciences 51
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 169
Grand total 9847

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Scottsdale 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,070
Out-of-state $7,854
Books and supplies $1,464

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 260 56%
Grant or scholarship aid 225 49% $3,921
Student loan aid 53 11% $3,541

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,068 24% $3,248
Federal student loans 756 9% $3,970

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Scottsdale 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 Scottsdale Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

Scottsdale Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,602
Undergraduate enrollment 8,602
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Scottsdale Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

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

*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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