Why Choose SCC

  • Enroll Now for Fall 2020. We are in this TOGETHER.

    I DEFY - imageWe get it. Things are different, and maybe a little scary. But that doesn’t mean you should stop making progress towards your goals. Enroll now for Fall, and trust SCC is doing everything to provide a safe, continuous learning experience for our community. 

    In Fall 2020, face-to-face classes will be offered, with accommodations to enable social distancing. Face masks/coverings are expected to be worn on SCC campuses (absent a medical condition), when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow.

    If you prefer to stay home, SCC will also continue to offer more online classes than ever! Visit our Class Types web page for details on options for class types beyond face-to-face and determine what best suits your learning style.

    Services for applicants and students are available in person at SCC campuses with special safety instructions. Before visiting a campus, learn more about our COVID-19 precautions

    The following offices are also available via email to assist you with questions or issues: COVID graphic link to information

    Admissions - Admissions@sccsc.edu
    Academic  Advising - AdvisingCenter@sccsc.edu
    Business Office - BusinessOffice@sccsc.edu
    Financial Aid - FA-Questions@sccsc.edu
    Student Records - records@sccsc.edu
    SCC Online - SCConline@sccsc.edu

    Why Choose SCC?

    SCC offers more than 70 programs of study that lead to high-demand, high-growth careers and take as little as 4 months to complete.

    The lowest tuition in the Upstate  60% lower than public four-year university tuition and 80%-90% lower than private college tuition. With SCC's low tuition and financial aid options, paying for college is easier than you think!

    SCC's University Transfer program is the best way to save money on tuition and get into the 4-year college of your choice. Our credits transfer so you can take your education wherever you want to go, or supplement your current degree with lower-cost credits from SCC.

    Education and training that employers trust. Companies like BMW, Michelin, Spartanburg Regional, ESAB, Mary Black, Denny's Corporation and others regularly hire and continue to seek graduates from SCC's Industrial & Engineering, Health & Human Services, and Business & Computer Technology programs, as well as skilled training with SCC Corporate and Community Education division.

    Strong student support services in advising, tutoring, career services and disability services contribute to the fact that 85% of SCC graduates accomplish their educational and career goals by finding jobs in their field or transferring to earn a bachelor's degree or higher. If a campus visit is not feasible, these services are also available via phone, video conference or email.

    The flexibility you need to fit college into your busy life. Classes are typically offered in the day or evenings at convenient locations in Spartanburg, Gaffney, Duncan and Union, or online anywhere you have Internet access . In times when online better fits your current needs, learn more about our real-time or self-paced online class types.

    Student life at SCC
    Community isn't just part of our name, it's who we are. SCC's diverse student population is a reflection of the community in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties, and we strive to create a family-like atmosphere among students, faculty and staff.  Student life is thriving at SCC!  

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