Somerset Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

808 Monticello Street

Somerset, KY 42501

(606) 451-6630

(877) 629-9722

Fax: (606) 679-4369

Contact: Tracy Casada

Dean of Student Affairs
Main Address

808 Monticello Street

Somerset, KY 42501

(606) 679-8501

Total undergrads: 7,110

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,860


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

Test scores, letters of recommendation, and interview required for limited enrollment programs in allied health. ACT required in admissions process but not ordinarily used as selective criterion.

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A
Executive Assistant A

Communications Technologies

Graphic Communications A,C
Printing Management A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry A,C
Electrician A,C
Masonry/Tile Setting A,C
Pipefitting A,C
Plumbing A,C


Education – General A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering Technologies

Civil Drafting/Civil Engineering C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Child Care Service A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Medication Aide C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Phlebotomy C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Surgical Technology C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Powerplant Technology A,C
Appliance Installation/Repair C
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Electronics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetic Services A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science A,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.

Somerset Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (877) 629-9722
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 808 Monticello Street, Somerset, KY 42501-2973
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,644
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,023 (36% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,368
Out-of-state Tuition: $14,808
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,182

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

Somerset Community College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Construction Trades 5
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 51
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 132
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 41
Precision Production 4
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 5620

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Somerset 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 $4,368
Out-of-state $14,808
Books and supplies $1,000

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 805 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 788 97% $6,182
Student loan aid 167 20% $4,123

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,330 91% $3,887
Federal student loans 1,555 26% $5,215

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Somerset 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 Somerset 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

Somerset Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,644
Undergraduate enrollment 5,644
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

Somerset Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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 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

*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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