Somerset Community College

Somerset, KY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,382
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Two-year, medium // mixed part/full-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 38% / 62% (2017)

First generation college students: 55.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 21.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.7% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 43.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 23.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 13.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 7.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 93.0%
Black: 0.9%
Hispanic: 2.5%
Asian: 0.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 2.1%
Non-resident alien: 0.1%
Unknown race: 0.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $11,873
In-State tuition: $4,488
Out-of-State tuition: $15,240

Estimated books and supplies: $1,078 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,508 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $32,844 (2017)
Median Family Income: $19,686 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 50.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 21.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $12,215 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $129 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $3,533
$30k-48k $4,216
$48k-75k $5,350
$75k-110k $8,783
$110k+ $9,158

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 89.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $12,215 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $8,383 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $8,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 39.0% (2015)
@3 year 46.2% (2017)
@5 year 54.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 18.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 19.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $30,506 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $32,671 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 18
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 27 $11,281 $98 $38,778 ($3,232) $41,603 ($3,467)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 21
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 5
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 39 $15,842 $146 $55,134 ($4,595) $61,213 ($5,101)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 262 $9,096 $86 $28,070 ($2,339)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 273 $15,805 $153
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 50 $16,361 $154 $27,540 ($2,295)
Associate's Degree Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 29 $55,786 ($4,649)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 38
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 200 $9,000 $94
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 34 $8,900 $86 $35,465 ($2,955) $38,313 ($3,193)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 30 $11,832 $114 $10,147 ($846) $17,809 ($1,484)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 24
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 55
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 67 $10,287 $102
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 16 $11,364 $111 $18,028 ($1,502)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 306 $12,625 $127 $19,097 ($1,591) $29,440 ($2,453)
Associate's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 67 $13,023 $109 $22,371 ($1,864) $25,058 ($2,088)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 38 $15,899 $137
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 35 $12,875 $137 $30,454 ($2,538)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 1
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Carpenters. 43
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 187 $9,500 $80
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 61
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 146
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 290 $9,586 $112
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 177 $8,439
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 212 $25,693 $245 $23,143 ($1,929)
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 39 $33,302 $320 $23,441 ($1,953) $24,503 ($2,042)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 33 $22,505 ($1,875)
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 15 $48,341 ($4,028) $49,437 ($4,120)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $50,562
Full time faculty: 96%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $1,076,996 (2005)
School's endowment end of year: $1,247,277 (2005)