About Surry Community College
Surry Community College is located in Dobson, North Carolina in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and services Surry and Yadkin Counties. Founded in 1964, the college is a two-year, comprehensive college with an open-door admissions policy.
Surry Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097) to award Associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. [Questions concerning accreditation status may be directed to the college (336-386-8121) or to SACS (404-679-4500)]
We offer thirty-six areas of study, many of which have options for an associate degree, diploma or certificate, as well as online degrees.
In addition, the college serves over 18,000 students in over 1,500 classes through our Corporate and Continuing Education division. This area of the college offers a variety of learning opportunities through “not-for-credit” classes for those looking to take a one-time class for personal enrichment or to expand their knowledge base in a particular area.
In addition to its main campus, the college operates the Center for Public Safety in Mount Airy, the Yadkin Center in Yadkinville, the Pilot Center in Pilot Mountain, and The Elkin Center in Elkin. Offering many of our basic skills, continuing education classes and core curriculum classes, these centers are conveniently located to better serve our communities and students.
Our exceptional faculty and staff provide the knowledge and expertise required for challenging careers or successful transfers to four-year colleges or universities, as well as help prepare students for jobs in vocational, occupational and industry related areas.
Whether you are just graduating from high school, an adult student looking to change careers, or seeking further certification in your current career, Surry Community College will help put you to work faster and provide you with a successful career path.