SCC At-a-Glance

Established in 1986 with the first classes held in 1987, St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities.

College Facts

Financial Aid 36% of students receive some form of financial aid (2009-10)
Average Class Size 24 (Fall 2010)
Intercollegiate Teams Men’s Baseball; Women’s Fast-Pitch Softball; Men's Soccer; Women's Soccer
Club Sports Roller Hockey (eight-time national champions); Basketball
Mascot Scooter McCougar
School Colors Maroon and gray

There are more than 30 academic, leadership and social organizations available to students, including:

Student Senate

Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor society

More clubs and organizations

Our Service Area

The college district covers nearly all of St. Charles County, comprising the Francis Howell, St. Charles, Wentzville, Fort Zumwalt and Orchard Farm school districts.

SCC’s broader service area includes the counties of Callaway, Lincoln, Montgomery and Pike.

Admissions Policy

St. Charles Community College maintains an open-admissions policy providing higher education to all persons who can benefit from its programs and courses.

The college serves students from a variety of educational backgrounds in keeping with its goals of providing quality, affordable education to residents throughout the area.


Effective Summer 2013
(Per Credit Hour)

In-District Students $95
In-State Students
Out-of-State and International Students $215

Our Students

Credit Enrollment 
Full year (unduplicated)
for 2013-14
Fall 2013 Semester 7,477
Male 43%
Female 57%
Full-time 3,549
Part-time 3,928
Average (mean) age of students 24
Average (median) age of students 20
Most students of any age 19
Traditional students
(age 18-22)
Nontraditional students
(age 23+)
High school dual-enrolled
& others (age 14-17)
Minority students 15%
Main county of origin –
St. Charles County
Percent of Spring 2013
St. Charles County high school graduates attending SCC in Fall 2013
Non-Credit Enrollment  
Enrollments in non-credit programs in 2013-14 74,644

Faculty and Staff

Full-time faculty 99
Part-time faculty 303
Full-time staff 303
Part-time staff 90
(Numbers vary each semester)