Welcome to Scottsdale Community College

Fulfill your potential at Scottsdale Community College (SCC). Challenge your mind, explore your skills, and find your passion as you grow and learn with motivated and engaged friends who strive to succeed. We are here to support you on your way to a bright future.

Strategies for success

Excellent teachers, affordable tuition, and free support services like tutoring and counseling help you succeed.

Making connections

You’ll find a caring and supportive environment that extends beyond the classroom and throughout the SCC campus.

Unique academic programs

Explore culinary arts, film, theatre, and equine science, along with our in-demand general education options.

Be prepared for your future

Be prepared for your future

SCC’s faculty members are dedicated to your success, and their in-depth instruction will prepare you for a fulfilling career. Make SCC your choice for:

• Exceptional academic programs

• Career preparation

• Service-learning

• Leadership opportunities that will help you stand out

A proud community partner

A proud community partner

SCC is more than a school. We’re a proud economic driver and community partner. Our robust partnerships with local businesses provide growth opportunities for students and employers alike. And we encourage our students to give back to the community through our numerous service-learning activities. We believe that together, we are stronger.

Engage your artistic side

Engage your artistic side

Explore your artistic talents in our robust Fine & Performing Arts program. Our students and faculty produce more than 50 events and performances throughout the year, including:

• Musical theatre productions

• Concerts

• Plays

• Art exhibitions

• Film festivals


Partnering with the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, SCC is the only two-year public college located on tribal land.


Amount SCC students have saved on textbook costs through Open Education Resources (OER).


SCC students who participate in service-learning projects every year.

Learn and grow through athletics

Learn and grow through athletics

Become a Fighting Artichoke and participate in sports that include basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, and golf. Compete for team and individual championships while you focus on academic achievement and leadership growth.

Learn. Grow. Achieve.

With our high-quality educational opportunities and innovative teaching, learning and support services, you’ll learn, grow, and achieve at SCC. Earn one of 60 certificates, choose from more than 100 associate degree programs, or work toward credits that transfer to a bachelor’s degree at a university.
Artie the Artichoke

Artie the Artichoke

Born during a period of student unrest in the early 1970s, Artie has been embraced by students, athletes, staff, and the community.

Native American student support

Native American student support

SCC supports our Native American students and encourages all our students to understand and appreciate the history, contributions, and future of our indigenous peoples.

The Sonoran Desert

The Sonoran Desert

Our serene, 160-acre campus embraces the biodiversity of the Sonoran Desert and is geared to helping students learn and grow.



Victory Media named SCC a 2017 military-friendly school, recognizing its success in retention, graduation, and job placement for veterans.

Main Campus Location

Main Campus


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Learn more about Scottsdale Community College

Whether your goal is to complete a degree, transfer to a university, earn a certificate, enhance your career, or take classes for personal growth, we can help you get started at SCC! Visit the Scottsdale Community College website to learn more about our campuses, course offerings, extracurricular programs, and more.

Call us at 480-423-6000

Our Scottsdale student representatives are here for you. Ask us your questions and get started today.