Southern Maine Community College Overview
Southern Maine Community College is a public institution situated in South Portland, Maine. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Southern Maine Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest degree offered at SMCC.
- In 2017-2018, 23% of the faculty were full-time.
Southern Maine Community College Rankings
SMCC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that SMCC has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for SMCC
|Best Colleges for Veterans||1,257|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||1,369|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||1,641|
Where Is Southern Maine Community College?
Contact details for SMCC are given below.
|Address:||2 Fort Road, South Portland, ME 04106-1698|
How Do I Get Into SMCC?
You can apply to SMCC online at: www.smccme.edu/admissions-aid/apply/
Can I Afford Southern Maine Community College?
Net Price by Income Group for SMCC
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
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 SMCC, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $4,317 a year. That adds up to $17,268 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SMCC is 12.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Southern Maine Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,417 full-time undergraduates at SMCC, 50% are male and 50% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southern Maine Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||171|
|Hispanic or Latino||96|
Over 27 countries are represented at SMCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, India, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Southern Maine Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SMCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 7th most popular in Maine for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of SMCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern Maine Community College was 12.6%. This is the #1,170 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SMCC regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SMCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SMCC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#118|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#179|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#179|
|Business Administration & Management||#370|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#458|
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%.
Southern Maine Community College Majors
*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.