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Colleges / Southwest Mississippi Community College

About SMCC

Southwest Mississippi Community College is a public, state school in a rural setting in Summit, MS. SMCC was founded in 1918 and enrolls 2,053 undergrads and no graduate students. SMCC provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at SMCC! Love music or performing? Join a campus bandor sing in a chorus.

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

There are no fraternities or sororities at SMCC, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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.

Learn more about life at SMCC on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to SMCC for Fall 2022 is August 1.

2021 SMCC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $2,880
Out-of-State $5,580
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $0

Is SMCC a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college 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.

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

Retention and Graduation Rates at SMCC

Retention is 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% come back the next 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 Outcomes for SMCC Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Tuition and Financial Aid at SMCC

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.

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

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. 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 SMCC. Based on this information, how does SMCC sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is SMCC a good school for you?

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Where is Southwest Mississippi Community College Located?

SMCC is located in the rural setting of Summit, MS.

If you want to see SMCC for yourself, 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

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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

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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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SMCC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$3,280

In State

$5,980

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,880
$5,580
Fees
$400
$400
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

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

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,053

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,280

Out-of-State

$5,980

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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