South Mountain Community College: Review & Facts

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South Mountain Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,845 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1978 and is one of the 39 colleges and schools located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
South Mountain Community College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

South Mountain Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Art, Computer Science, Physics, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
60%
South Mountain Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (below Arizona average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at South Mountain Community College is very low - 20%. Roughly 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at South Mountain Community College is reasonably decent - 19:1. Learn more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,800
Average tuition cost is low, around $7,700 per year. The additional fees at South Mountain Community College beyond tuition are around $100; this comes to $7,800 per year.

Read the details about South Mountain Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at South Mountain Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (602) 243-8135 or check South Mountain Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
South Mountain Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at South Mountain Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at South Mountain Community College.

Based on the college crime information, South Mountain Community College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

South Mountain Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: South Mountain Community College, 7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85042, USA
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