Why Choose SCC?

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Chance are if you're reading this, you're less than 30 minutes from one of our campuses or learning centers. Why is this important? Easy - convenience! If you're like many of our students, moving away for a few years or driving hours every day to go to college just isn't in the cards. Being close to home is important to you and SCC is right next door.

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Our grads have a lot of great things to say about us. One thing we hear a lot is how SCC programs prepared them for their life after SCC. Whether you're learning what it takes to start a great career right here in the area or if you're studying to transfer to another college, SCC is here for you.

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SCC is an excellent place to get a solid, quality college education. We have one of the lowest tuition rates in Iowa. Compared to other colleges and universities, you'll see how affordable a quality education can be. Check out our scholarships, grants, work-study, student loans, and payment plans to help you reach your goals.

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