Committed to Helping You

SMCC is committed to helping you and your family find affordable ways to finance your education. We encourage all of our prospective students to apply for financial aid, which can help cover educational expenses from tuition and fees and books to room and board, supplies and transportation. Our Financial Aid Office is here to help answer any questions you have and make the process as easy as possible.

Financial Aid Stats

On average, SMCC students:

  • Were awarded $25.8 million in financial aid in 2015-2016
  • Are eligible for up to $5,920 in free Pell grants in 2017-2018
  • Borrowed an average of $4,170 in federal student loans every in 2016-2017

Financial Aid Eligibility

To receive most federal and state grants, loans and work-study funds, you’ll need to meet the basic eligibility criteria established by the U.S. Department of Education.
To learn more:

Apply for Financial Aid

To apply for federal and state grants, loans, and work-study at SMCC, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible on or after October 1 for the following academic year.

Explore Ways to Fund Your Education

SMCC helps students finance their education by offering financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and student employment opportunities from federal, state, institutional, and private sources. To learn more about the types of aid that may be available, as well as loan disbursement and repayment information, visit our Explore Ways to Fund Your Education webpage.

Financial Aid Cost of Attendance

It’s important to remember there are additional costs outside of tuition and fees that account for your total cost to attend college. To view information on the cost of attendance and expected family contribution and to use our net price calculator, visit our Financial Aid Cost of Attendance webpage.

Additional Financial Aid Resources

To access additional information about financial aid including Satisfactory Academic Progress policy, Information about withdrawing, FERPA, and gainful employment, visit our Additional Financial Aid Resources webpage.

Financial Aid Rights & Responsibilities

If you are receiving financial aid, it’s important to know what’s expected from you. To learn more, download our Financial Aid Rights & Responsibilities of Students handout.

FAQ’s

To browse our list of frequently asked questions and answers, visit our Financial Aid FAQ’s webpage.