Southern State Community College

Southern State Community College


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About Us

If you are from this area, you already know the aesthetic beauty of southern Ohio, the sense of pride in our community, and the oh-so-friendly people. This is your legacy. If you are not from this area, we welcome you! With two campus locations -- Brown County Campus in Mt. Orab and Central Campus in Hillsboro -- Southern State Community College provides close-to-home convenience and a supportive community experience. We also offer classes at Laurel Oaks in Clinton County.

Delivering on our mission to provide an affordable, accessible, high-quality education, Southern State offers associate degree programs, certificate programs, bachelor’s degree completion through on-site partnership agreements, adult basic literacy courses, and workforce training programs. Southern State would love to CONNECT with you. To learn more, please call us at 1-800-628-7722 or visit


Southern State's Central Campus in Hillsboro, Ohio
Southern State's Brown Co. Campus in Mt. Orab, Ohio
Students enjoying an afternoon at the Central Campus in Hillsboro
Students enjoying a fall afternoon at the Central Campus in Hillsboro
Brown Co. Campus in Mt. Orab, Ohio
Central Campus in Hillsboro, Ohio
Southern State offers a Truck Driving Academy!
A crisp, fall morning at Southern State
A beautiful afternoon on campus in October
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Southern State's Patriot Center
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