N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,619

Avg.Financial Aid

005525

FAFSA Code

About Southern Maine Community College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,852

Website

www.smccME.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in South Portland, ME, Southern Maine Community College is a public university. It was in 1946 when the Southern Maine Community College was founded. The university believes in imparting quality education and giving back to society. In the same light, Southern Maine Community College has a motto of Envision a Future. Across all the courses offered at Southern Maine Community College, the enrolment stands at 6,384. The school has a total of 354 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. There are around 56% of the students who are females and 44% are males at Southern Maine Community College. At SMCC, around 68% of the students are 24 and under. The average earnings of its graduates is $33,900 with 89% being the employment rate six years after graduation. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At SMCC, 108 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABHES (Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools), ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), ADiA (American Dietetic Association), and CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs).

Location & Contact

Address

2 Fort Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2077415500
Fax: 2077415760
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Southern Maine Community College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$20

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $20. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Southern Maine Community College doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698. They can also call them at (207) 741-5500.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$10,191

Average Annual Cost

$2,820

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$950

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,238

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,674

Total One Year Cost

$17,082

Before applying to SMCC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $19,426. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

54%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

43%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

157 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

124 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

64 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

52 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

49 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

30 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

29 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

24 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

22 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

22 Graduates

Fire Protection

21 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

18 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

18 Graduates

Human Services, General

17 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

15 Graduates

Plumbing and Related Water Supply S...

14 Graduates

Computer Science

13 Graduates

Education, General

11 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

11 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

11 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

9 Graduates

Engineering, General

8 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

7 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

6 Graduates

Biotechnology

6 Graduates

Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

6 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

6 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

5 Graduates

Materials Engineering

4 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

3 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,852

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

45%

Full-time

38%

Part-time

62%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

80% White

3% Unknown

7% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

9%

Out Of State

91%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,256 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,788/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NSCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SMCC. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,488 per year. Southern Maine Community College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at SMCC costs around $3,450 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At SMCC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol and 24-hr escort safety rides. The college has enrolled around 44% male and 56% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$9,250

$15,774

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$96 - 164

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

69%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,619

Students Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,185

Students Receiving State Aid

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,500

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,055

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,987

$30K - $48K

$6,335

$48K - $75K

$3,071

$75K - $110K

$554

> $110K

$294

In case the students at Southern Maine Community College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,372, whereas the financial aid is $1,392. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,491 as well as institutional aid worth $1,392.

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