Somerset Community College (SCC), located in Somerset, Kentucky, is a public, two-year institution that offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs across a range of disciplines. It is part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). Established in 1965, the college accommodates a diverse student population within its rural campus setting. Known for its focus on technical and vocational education, Somerset Community College provides academic programs that include popular majors such as nursing, business administration, and computer and information technologies. While SCC does not provide on-campus housing, it supports a commuter-friendly environment. The college is less selective, with an open admissions policy, allowing greater access to post-secondary education for all applicants. Somerset is nearest to Lexington, Kentucky. SCC is not notably recognized for athletics.
Somerset Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student. 1,890 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,124 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $4,296 plus fees of $192.