Name: Salt Lake Community College
President: Cynthia Bioteau
City: Salt Lake City
Campus Setting: Large city
Year Established: 1948
Governing Board Website
Student Characteristics based on Fall 2010 IPEDS data
2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 34,654
Part Time: 68.4%
Full Time: 31.6%
Native American: 1.1%
Quote from the President
The community college is and will always be a significant driver of economic development and economic growth. Access and quality are the hallmarks of Salt Lake Community College. Our mission is to work closely with local business and industry to provide up-to-date training and educational opportunities for everyone in our community.
- Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) recently established a new Center for Innovation that provides incentives and recognition for employees who develop and implement new and interesting ways to advance the college mission. One of the first such centers among U.S. community colleges, the Center for Innovation promotes new approaches to college teaching and administration for all SLCC employees.
- SLCC has formed partnerships with local high schools and local businesses to provide internship opportunities to students while still in high school. Local businesses provide internships for summer employment, mentoring opportunities and funding for the student scholarships.
- SLCC won the Utah Business 2011 Green Business award, which recognizes admirable environmental sustainability efforts in Utah. The college received the award for its leadership and teaching in the fields of energy management and green technologies that promote environmental sustainability.