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South Central College

1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato, MN

Campus image of South Central College

South Central College (SCC) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and has two main campuses, Faribault, MN, and North Mankato, MN, in addition to an online campus located at online.southcentral.edu.

SCC offers more than 50 Liberal Arts and Science majors in the following subjects:

  • Healthcare
  • Arts, Communications, and Information Systems
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Engineering, Manufacturing, and Technology

SCC’s Liberal Arts and Science programs allow for credits to be easily transferred to 4-year colleges or universities and can be completed in two years for full-time students. Certificate programs or those with a diploma may be completed in a shorter time period.

All applicants applying to SCC must have a high school diploma/GED or if an applicant has no diploma/GED, he or she should demonstrate potential for being a successful student.

Tuition for on-campus courses, including all fees, was $180 for the 2013-2014 year. Online course tuition, including fees, totaled $212.

Financial aid options are available from federal financial aid programs and SCC’s own financial aid programs. 

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $4,800-$5,800 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Per unit charges are around $200 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships69%$4,282
Receiving Student Loans53%$4,854
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, South Central College may provide services to students including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Minnesota, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 South Central CollegeNicollet CountyMinnesota
Graduation Rate21.6%-27.3%
Transfer-out Rate20.5%-21.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1970)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by South Central College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to South Central College.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
87%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
24

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,588