More Than Meets the Eye
Deciding where to go to college is a big decision. You’re probably asking yourself questions like what can I study and what job can I get when I graduate or how much is this going to cost and will I like it here? These are all important questions, and when it comes to SMCC we’re confident you’ll love the answers.
Why Choose SMCC?
When it comes to SMCC, there isn’t just one good reason to attend – there are many. Here, you can start smart and finish strong by earning a two-year degree for less that leads to a high-paying job or transfers towards a four-year degree. On top of it all, you’ll get a traditional college experience and build lifelong friendships and networks that lead to success. To learn more about all the reasons to attend SMCC, visit our Why Choose SMCC webpage.
SMCC offers over 40 degree and certificate programs in trade and technical programs and liberal studies. Experience hands-on learning from talented faculty who work in their fields. Choose from courses at our South Portland Campus, Midcoast Campus in Brunswick or online. To learn more about our areas of study, visit our Degree and Programs webpage.
Tuition & Fees
What’s better than getting a great education, finding the support you need to succeed and enjoying a lively college life? Doing it all while paying among the lowest tuition and fees in New England. At SMCC you can graduate with little or no student debt, which allows you to focus on the important stuff like bettering your future. To learn more, visit our Tuition & Fees webpage.
SMCC is committed to help you find affordable ways to finance your education. Our students are awarded $28.9 million in financial aid, are eligible for up to $5,815 in free Pell Grants, and receive an average of $5,000 in loans every year. To learn more, visit our Financial Aid webpage.
Housing & Student Life
You may be nervous that going to a community college means you won’t have the opportunity for all the other traditional experiences a four-year college would offer. We can assure you – we have it all. Here, you can live on campus, play on a collegiate athletic or club team, get involved in a student club or organization, easily find a place to eat and a social spot to meet new people and so much more. To learn more, visit our Student Life Overview webpage.
Beautiful and Convenient Locations
South Portland Campus
Our South Portland Campus is set on the pristine shores of Casco Bay just three miles away from Portland, where you can find world-class restaurants, concerts, sporting events, movies, museums, theaters, shopping and night spots.
Our Midcoast Campus is located in Brunswick, a vibrant college town with charm and bustle and a wide assortment of restaurants, shops, pubs, museums, theaters and other attractions. Our campus is housed at Brunswick Landing, an innovative and growing business/educational campus on the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.
Get a feel first-hand for what SMCC has to offer. Visit us by scheduling a tour, taking a self-guided tour or attending an Open House, or find out if we’re coming to a high school or college fair near you. To learn more, visit our Visit Us webpage.
If you think SMCC is the right fit for you, it’s time to apply. To learn more about the steps you need to take and to fill out an online application, visit our Apply webpage.
Have you been accepted to SMCC and are planning to attend? If so, it’s time to sign up for a New Student Advising Session and register for classes. To learn more and sign up for a session now, visit our New Student Advising webpage.
To view a list of important dates, visit our Events webpage.
Earn College Credit in High School
SMCC offers a number of learning opportunities for high school students who want to save time and money by getting a head start on their college education. To learn more, visit our Credit for High School Students webpage.
Mobile Learning Lab
Our mobile learning lab brings the excitement of STEM directly to middle school and high school students across the region. To learn more, visit our Mobile Learning Lab webpage.