Southwestern Michigan College is on a 240-acre campus in the rural setting of Dowagiac, Michigan.
Southwestern Michigan College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Southwestern Michigan College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Southwestern Michigan College has the Phi Theta Kappa Club. In fact, more students participate in the Phi Theta Kappa Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Southwestern Michigan College include Black Student Union Club, Alpha Kappa Omega, Business Club and Adventurers Guild.
This table offers information on housing at Southwestern Michigan College.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||22.1%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||390|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||285|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||77.9%|
Southwestern Michigan College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most Southwestern Michigan College students live off campus. In 2022, 22.1% of undergrads at Southwestern Michigan College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 77.9% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southwestern Michigan College. There are 390 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,756 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 285 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 22.1% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Southwestern Michigan College offers coed housing.
At Southwestern Michigan College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Southwestern Michigan College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Southwestern Michigan College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Southwestern Michigan College has Day and Evening police patrols.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Southwestern Michigan College, take Interstate 94 to Dowagiac, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Michiana Regional airport.
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