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Colleges / Southwest Mississippi Community College

SMCC Admissions

If you want to apply to SMCC, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 1 and the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Considering Applying Early to SMCC?

Southwest Mississippi Community College does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to SMCC?

Getting into SMCC is not competitive. SMCC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, SMCC **accepted 0% of students.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like SMCC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

What Does SMCC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at SMCC

Admissions Factor Level
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

SMCC Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to SMCC must submit the following items. Double check with SMCC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into SMCC?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. SMCC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

SMCC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

To be most competitive at SMCC, you should strive to earn between 15 and 20 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for SMCC's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for SMCC students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

Transferring to Southwest Mississippi Community College

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.

Transfer students can enroll in SMCC during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

SMCC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to SMCC?

Students who are admitted to SMCC must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does SMCC accept transfer credits?

SMCC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. SMCC accepts:

CLEP subject tests

Does SMCC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to SMCC?

SMCC. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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SMCC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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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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SMCC GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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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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