Seward County Community College

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School Overview

Seward County Community College (abbreviated SCCC) is a public two-year community college and technical school located in the city Liberal, Kansas. It was founded in 1967. Is natonally accredited by th Academic Quality Improvement Programs (AQIP) of the Higher Learning Commission.

Through its Liberal campus, SCCC offers two-year associate degrees and one-year certificate programs in over 100 disciplines in business, biology, arts, communication, computers, education, engineering, health sciences, legal studies, math, military techologies, natural sciences, recreation, psychology, physical sciences, social work, law enforcement and social sciences.

In cooperation with six other western Kansas community colleges, SCCC offers various online education opportunities for its students. Students who enroll in the online program may complete courses that will count toward their associate’s degree. Specific online degrees available include Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts, Associate of General Studies, Associate of Science Degree in Biology, Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration and Associate of Science Degree in Chemistry.

General Information

Admission Office

1801 North Kansas Avenue

P.O. Box 1137

Liberal, KS 67905-1137

(620) 417-1102

(800) 373-9951

Fax: (620) 417-1079

Contact: JR Doney

Director of Marketing and Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 1137

Liberal, KS 67905-1137

(620) 624-1951

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,687


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A
Animal Sciences A
Farm/Ranch Management A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A
Ceramics A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A
Music – Voice/Opera A
Painting A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Finance/Banking A
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A,C
Sales and Distribution A,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Entry Applications A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Technology A,C


Education – General A
Teacher Assistance A


Engineering – General A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Hygiene A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Medical Records Administration C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance A


Mathematics – General A

Military Techonologies

Military Technologies A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A
Mathematics/Computer Science A
Natural Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A
Wildlife/Wilderness Management A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A
Health/Physical Fitness A
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetic Services A,C

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Economics A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

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.

Seward County Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (620) 624-1951
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, KS 67901
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,837
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,544 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,456
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,640
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,307

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

Seward County Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Seward County Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 45
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 33
Health Professions and Related Programs 75
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 44
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Precision Production 22
Science Technologies/Technicians 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Grand total 2629

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Seward County 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 $3,456
Out-of-state $4,640
Books and supplies $800

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 245 84%
Grant or scholarship aid 195 67% $4,307
Student loan aid 32 11% $3,942

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 689 37% $4,853
Federal student loans 126 7% $4,276

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Seward County 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 Seward County 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

Seward County Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,837
Undergraduate enrollment 1,837
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

Seward County 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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