Stanly Community College, also referred to as SCC, is a public, coeducational community college located in Albemarle, North Carolina. It is a member of the North Carolina Community College System. Apart from the Albemarle campus, SSC also operates a Crutchfield Campus located in Locust. The Stanly Community College Foundation Inc. was founded in April 1978 by a group of trustees to ensure the best use of the donations and funds received by the college. With striking buildings encircled by rolling hills and beautiful valleys combined with high quality education, Stanly Community College helps students launch an amazing career in the field of their choice. SSC aims to provide learning opportunities to all, regardless of economic status, creed, ethnic race or background.