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About Southern Maine Community College

Southern Maine Community College is a public, state school in an suburban setting in South Portland, Maine. Southern Maine Community College was founded in 1946 and now enrolls around 5,789 students a year, including 5,789 undergrads.

Southern Maine Community College offers housing for up to 450 students. Most students live off campus,.

For each full-time professor, there are about 16 undergraduates enrolled at Southern Maine Community College.

2021 Southern Maine Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $3,880
Out-of-State $6,760

2022 Southern Maine Community College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Southern Maine Community College Early Admission

Southern Maine Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for Southern Maine Community College

The acceptance rate at Southern Maine Community College is 0%.

Southern Maine Community College Waitlist

Southern Maine Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Southern Maine Community College?

Southern Maine Community College is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Southern Maine Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Southern Maine Community College Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for Southern Maine Community College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Southern Maine Community College.

Does Southern Maine Community College Require the ACT or SAT?

Southern Maine Community College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at Southern Maine Community College

Yes! Southern Maine Community College provides on-campus housing for up to 450 students.

Welcome Back Barbecue, Winter Carnival, and and Spring Fest are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Southern Maine Community College.

Financial Aid at Southern Maine Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Southern Maine Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a university is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southern Maine Community College

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Southern Maine Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Southern Maine Community College a good school for you?

Interested in Applying to Southern Maine Community College?

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Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Where is Southern Maine Community College?

Southern Maine Community College is located in the suburban setting of South Portland, Maine.

If you want to see Southern Maine Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to South Portland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Portland International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Southern Maine Community College and South Portland are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2 Fort Road South Portland, ME 04106

Campus Setting: Suburban

Southern Maine Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southern Maine Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southern Maine Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Southern Maine Community College ACT Scores

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Southern Maine Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$16,418

In State

$19,298

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,880
$6,760
Fees
$1,000
$1,000
Housing
$10,138
$10,138
Books
$1,400
$1,400

Student Life

Wondering what life at Southern Maine Community College is like? There are approximately 5,789 students enrolled at Southern Maine Community College. 34% percent of students attend school full-time.

34%

Full Time

66%

Part Time

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,789

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,880

Out-of-State

$7,760

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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