TriCounty Community Guide 2019 - Page 62

EDUCATION Students at the Laurel County campus of Somerset Community College play with puppies that the Laurel County Animal Shelter brought to campus to help relieve stress for the college students who were having final exams. HIGHER EDUCATION SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE LAUREL CAMPUS 100 UNIVERSITY DRIVE LONDON TELEPHONE - 606-877-1421 Somerset Community College (SCC) is one of 16 two-year colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The college offers six campus locations including one in Laurel County. Somerset Community College awards associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate in more than 40 areas of study, including: —Nursing —Criminal Justice —Business Administration —Surgical Technology —Early Childhood Education —Computer and Information Technologies —Aviation Technology —And More! STUDENT PROFILE: — Enrollment: 5,905 — Student to teacher ratio: 1 teacher to 25 students — High school students en rolled in dual-enrollment/ dual-credit courses: 1,071 — Students enrolled in distance education courses: 4,177 — Students receiving financial aid 87% — Female: 62% — Male: 38% Page 62 — The Times-Tribune • Community Guide 2019 STUDENT SUCCESS: (2016/2017 Academic Year) Associates: 824 Certificates: 2,28 Diplomas: 357 Total: 3,480