Chartered on February 6, 1964, Southeastern Community College (SCC) is a public, comprehensive community college providing accessible educational, cultural, and social opportunities for area residents. Dozens of occupational and liberal arts curriculum certificates, diplomas and degrees are offered by the college. Classes are small, quality is high, and student services, such as counseling and tutoring, help students realize their potential. SCC provides a wide range of continuing education courses throughout Columbus County, serving thousands of students annually. Through the college, enriching cultural events are brought to the area, and community services are provided for citizens of all ages. The 246-acre campus is on the Chadbourn Highway between Whiteville and Chadbourn in southeastern North Carolina. SCC is a one-hour drive from the historic cities of Wilmington and Fayetteville, North Carolina, as well as the beaches of both North and South Carolina.