South Mountain Community College

Phoenix, AZ, USA
3.25 Average Rating

South Mountain Community College is a 2-year institution in Phoenix. Over 70 percent of its enrollment is made up of first-generation college students and SMCC is federally designated as an Hispanic-Serving Institution. SMCC is home to five academic divisions granting degrees and certificates in programs such as Advanced Behavioral Health Sciences and Music Business. For students looking to earn a 4-year degree, SMCC offers transfer pathways to the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona, and Arizona State as well as partnerships with several other colleges and universities.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 22, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
Out-Of-State Students
6%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
4,120
Total Number of Undergrads
4,120
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,536
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$2,070
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$7,854
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1424

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
42%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,400
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
42%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,640
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,197

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
10%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,590
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$4,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$91
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.25 Average Rating
south mountain community college is an awesome school. it is safe and a well rounded of staff. i would not choose any other college!
michelle from phoenix, az
Very professional and Organized,i respect their structure because it allow's student's from all walk's of life to be successful.
#2.I was blessed to attend in the spring of 2013 and i excelled behind their excellent instructor's and excellent program's to assist you every step of the way.
#3.I look forward to obtaining my associates degree and graduation,all of my decision's are professional which connect's to their foundation and what this successful college was built on,and i'm only a freshman so it's very visible and appreciated.
Mark from Phoenix, AZ

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