Name: Spartanburg Community College
President: Henry C. Giles
Campus Setting: Suburban, Midsize City
Year Established: 1963
Governing Board Website
Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data
Total Enrollment: 5,871
Part Time: 46.6%
Full Time: 53.4%
African American: 26.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 2.8%
Native American: 0.3%
Henry C. Giles
Quote from the President
"At Spartanburg Community College, we’re fortunate to serve a community that embraces our mission and views us as a driver of progressive change and prosperous growth. Through collaboration, innovation and excellence in educational programs and services, we continuously strive to exceed these expectations by educating and training our workforce for tomorrow’s jobs and improving our economic impact on the Upstate of South Carolina."
- The SCC central campus is an award-winning arboretum composed of more than 600 different plant species over 101 acres that are cultivated and maintained by SCC's Horticulture students and faculty.
- SCC's Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Development, a 363,000 square foot, multi-use facility dedicated to helping start-ups and established businesses with incubator resources, soft landings, employment services, and special projects. The Center has served over 25 companies and helped create 3,903 jobs, $199,510,929 in earnings and $10,614,329 in income and sales tax revenue.
- Named one of the fastest-growing colleges in the nation in 2010 by Community College Week.
- Named Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine for four consecutive years.