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Study at Southeastern Community College

Southeastern Community College, also referred to as SCC, is a public, community college and is located in Whiteville, North Carolina, United States. The college was chartered on February 6, 1964. The campus of the college spans across nearly 100 acres of urban land. Apart from its physical campus, the college also has a strong online presence, offering courses to many students in distance learning mode. The college offers two-year associate degrees and one-year diplomas in various educational streams including fine arts, applied science, general education, among others.

The intercollegiate athletic program of Southeastern Community College allows students to participate in women's fast-pitch softball and men's baseball. Students with proven talent in either of the sports are also offered scholarships.

Profile of Southeastern Community College

Southeastern Community College is in a rural area, in Whiteville, NC. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Southeastern Community College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

There are more programs of study at the school than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at Southeastern Community College include conservation and resource management and construction trades.

Southeastern Community College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission. Southeastern Community College attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Enrolment

Southeastern Community College, in 2007, had 1, 811 students (1, 070 full-time equivalent).

Southeastern Community College Tuition and Affordability

Degree seekers find the school to be more affordable than many of its peers.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Founded in 1964 as part of the North Carolina Community College System, Southeastern Community College is a public, comprehensive community college providing individuals in Columbus County with accessible educational, cultural, and social opportunities designed to improve the quality of their lives. Utilizing multiple and alternate methods of instructional delivery, the College provides learning experiences for those preparing for an occupation upon graduation, for those in the work force seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills, and for those transferring to a baccalaureate institution. The College offers programs leading to the awarding of continuing education units, certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. "

Southeastern Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine80registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts54liberal arts and sciences, language translation
Medical Support and Technology45clinical and medical lab science, pharmacy tech, medical lab tech
Construction Trades38plumbing, masonry, property management, electrician
Business and Management26business management, call center operation, banking, electronic commerce
Education and Teaching22early childhood education, special ed
office and Administration18office management
Computer Science and Engineering16information technology, network management
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety
Mechanics and Repair11HVAC
Conservation and Resource Management10forest technology, environmental science
Engineering Technician7electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech
Production Trades2welding
Beauty and Cosmetology2cosmetology, manicurist, aesthetician and skin care
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1parks and recreation management

Contact: Southeastern Community College

Southeastern Community College

4564 Chadbourn Hwy

Whiteville, NC 28472-5422

General Phone: (910) 642-7141


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