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South Mountain Community College Overview

South Mountain Community College is a public institution located in Phoenix, Arizona. The city atmosphere of Phoenix makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is South Mountain Community College Known For?

997 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at South Mountain Community College is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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South Mountain Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

South Mountain Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#253 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at South Mountain Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Other Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Fine & Studio Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular General Business/Commerce Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Physical Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#159 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is South Mountain Community College?

Location of South Mountain Community College

Contact details for South Mountain Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7050 S 24Th St, Phoenix, AZ 85042
Phone: 602-243-8135
Website: www.southmountaincc.edu

Since South Mountain Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford South Mountain Community College?

13% Take Out Loans
20.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At South Mountain Community College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $3,328 a year. That adds up to $13,312 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at South Mountain Community College is 20.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

South Mountain Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,222 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,321 undergraduate students at South Mountain Community College, with 1,222 being full-time and 3,099 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  South Mountain Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,222 full-time undergraduates at South Mountain Community College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  South Mountain Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of South Mountain Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of South Mountain Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 31
Black or African American 197
Hispanic or Latino 697
White 162
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 127

Over 19 countries are represented at South Mountain Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at South Mountain Community College

331 Took All Classes Online
1,050 Took At Least One Class Online
12.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,050 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at South Mountain Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of South Mountain Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at South Mountain Community College was 12.1%. This is the #1,209 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at South Mountain Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

South Mountain Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 407 0 407
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 279 279
General Business/Commerce 16 6 28 50
Business Administration & Management 10 32 4 46
Natural Sciences 0 0 43 43
General Physical Sciences 0 41 0 41
Computer Software & Applications 8 7 5 20
Computer Systems Networking 9 3 3 15
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1 13 0 14
Computer Systems Analysis 10 2 1 13
Accounting 8 4 0 12
Information Technology 0 7 4 11
Graphic Communications 7 0 0 7
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 7 0 0 7
Real Estate 6 0 0 6
Marketing 5 0 0 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 4 0 0 4
Computer Information Systems 1 3 0 4
Other Education 0 0 4 4
Behavioral Science 0 3 1 4
Health & Physical Education 0 1 1 2
Arts & Media Management 1 1 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 1 0 0 1
Food Science Technology 0 0 0 0
General Biology 0 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 0 0 0 0
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 0 0 0
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 0 0
Other Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0
Anthropology 0 0 0 0
Economics 0 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0
Dance 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 94 530 373 997

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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