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Colleges / Southwest Mississippi Community College

Southwest Mississippi Community College

Summit, MS 2-Year Public
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About SMCC

Southwest Mississippi Community College Overview

Southwest Mississippi Community College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Summit, MS. SMCC was founded in 1918 and enrolls 2,053 undergrads and no graduate students. SMCC offers housing for up to 500 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms. On the weekends, about 10% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 15.

There are many ways for students to get involved at SMCC!

Interested in music or performing? At SMCC you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

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

SMCC 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? SMCC has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at SMCC on the Student Life page.

2022 SMCC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered

Is SMCC a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what SMCC offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at SMCC

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at SMCC, around 50% return for their sophomore year. 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 SMCC Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from SMCC by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with SMCC directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at SMCC

Tuition 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 SMCC'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 available 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! 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at SMCC.

Based on this information, does SMCC seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is SMCC a good school for you?

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Where is SMCC?

SMCC is located in the rural setting of Summit, MS, less than an hour from New Orleans and LA.

If you are interested in seeing SMCC for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 55 to Summit, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Jackson International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what SMCC and Summit are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1156 College Drive Summit, MS 39666

Campus Setting: Rural

SMCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SMCC is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SMCC is Aug 1.

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

SMCC ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

20 and Above

Good

15 to 20

Avg

15 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to SMCC is 18. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into SMCC. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

SMCC SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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SMCC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,980

In State

$5,680

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,980
$5,680
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at SMCC is like? There are approximately 2,053 students enrolled at SMCC. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from MS and 6% percent of students are from other states.

87%

Full Time

13%

Part Time

94%

In State

6%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,053

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,980

Out-of-State

$5,680

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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