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Southern Maine Community College

South Portland, ME 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
Acceptance RateN.A.

About Southern Maine Community College

Southern Maine Community College Overview

Southern Maine Community College is a public, state school in the suburban setting of South Portland, Maine. Southern Maine Community College was founded in 1946 and currently enrolls around 5,789 students per year year, including 5,789 undergrad students. Southern Maine Community College provides housing for up to 450 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Southern Maine Community College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Southern Maine Community College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Southern Maine Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Southern Maine Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Southern Maine Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Southern Maine Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Southern Maine Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,880
Out-of-State $5,760

Is Southern Maine Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better look at what Southern Maine Community College offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southern Maine Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in 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 Outlook Southern Maine Community College Graduates

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

Check with Southern Maine Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Southern Maine Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Southern Maine Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Southern Maine Community College.

Based on this information, how does Southern Maine Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Southern Maine Community College a good school for you?

If Southern Maine Community College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.


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Where is Southern Maine Community College Located?

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

If you would like 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

Southern Maine Community College ACT Scores

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Southern Maine Community College SAT Scores

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Southern Maine Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,418

In State

$19,298

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,880
$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

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,789

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,880

Out-of-State

$7,760

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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