High School FAQs

We know that you've got questions about SCC and college in general. Below you'll find answers to common questions. If you still can't find what you're looking for, contact any of our Admissions staff. They'll get you the info you need.

Can high school students take classes at SCC?

Yes. With SCC's Jump Start program you can take college classes while you're still in high school and get high school and college credit.

High school students may take courses for credit on the SCC campus. Courses are offered days, evenings, online and during the summer.

Offerings and entry criteria vary by high school.

Learn more

How much does it cost to go to SCC?

SCC's credit class rate is established every May for the following school year beginning in August.

View our current rates and fees

How do I make an appointment to talk to someone about going to SCC?
Contact the Admissions Office to set up a time to meet with an Admissions Specialist.
I'm not sure what I want to study. Is there someone who can help me decide?
Please contact the Admissions Office to set up an time to meet with an Admissions Specialist
Does SCC have transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities?


SCC has partnerships with colleges and universities across Iowa, the Midwest and the country. That means you can start at SCC and transfer after graduating to complete your bachelor's degree.

View transfer options

What scholarships are available?

SCC maintains a list of scholarships available from external private and community organizations.

In addition, the SCC Foundation awards $400,000 in scholarships every year to hundreds of students.

Learn about scholarships  

How do I get info about financial aid?

If you have questions about financial aid, please contactour Financial Aid Office . You may set up an appointment with a financial aid officer or just drop by.

Learn more about Financial Aid

Besides take classes, what can I do at SCC?

There's a lot of things you can do outside the classroom at SCC including academic honor societies, program and department clubs, intramural athletics and simply groups of people with common interest.

Student Life

Do you have any info for parents?

Yes. Helping your student choose the right college takes a lot of effort. We're here to help you through that process.

Parent FAQ


West Burlington Campus Admissions
Call: (319) 208-5155
Text: (319) 250-7144
Fax: (319) 758-6725
Email: admissionswb@scciowa.edu

Keokuk Campus Admissions
Call: (319) 313-1923
Text: (319) 220-3266
Fax: (319) 524-8621
Email: admissionskeo@scciowa.edu