Deciding which college to attend is a big decision. At South Central College, you’ll find a world of opportunities. Cost, convenience, credit transferability, and career goals matter.

Looking to get a bachelor’s degree? Start at South Central College. In two years, you can earn an Associate of Arts, Transfer Pathway Associate Degree, or a number of other degrees with transfer agreements. Then, continue on to a four-year university as a junior.

Why Starting At SCC Makes Sense

  • Be Successful!

    Expert faculty, smaller class sizes, state-of-the-art labs, and a student-success support system provides SCC students with a great learning experience.

  • Save $$$ on Tuition

    SCC is the most affordable higher education option in the region. In addition the college’s foundations award more than $500,000 annually in student scholarships. Learn More

  • Choices for You

    Whether you have a major that interests you or not, SCC has a range of programs to help you start your four-year degree.

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Ways to Start Your Four-Year Degree

  1. Associate of Arts Degree
  2. Minnesota State Transfer Pathways Associate Degrees:
  3. Transfer (Articulation) Agreements with other institutions (Minnesota State system's website contains this comprehensive list of agreements with SCC).


Your Success Starts Here!

 Get started today by contacting SCC's Admissions Team at 507-389-7220 or
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What "Start At SCC" Students Say

  • "The instructors I’ve met at SCC have been some of the most knowledgeable and influential people in my education."
    Michelle Nortrup
  • "South Central does provide flexible hours for someone like me who has family and work and everything else."
    Ayan Musse
  • "It’s not like a university where you’ve got 200 people in the same class with you."
    William Miller
  • "If you’re looking for quality education and people to help you, I think this is the place to go."
    Lauryn Schindler
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