Southern Maine Community College: Review & Facts

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Southern Maine Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,045 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1946 and is one of the 3 schools located in South Portland, Maine.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are available at Southern Maine Community College.

Southern Maine Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Medical Assistant, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Southern Maine Community College student retention rate is low at 55% (way below Maine average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Southern Maine Community College is very low: 24%. Approximately 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Maine Community College is reasonably decent: 18:1. Learn more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,400
Low
Average tuition price is low, $5,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Southern Maine Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,000, which totals $6,400 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
As reported in recent data, 3,179 applications were submitted and 2,065 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept 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.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Southern Maine Community College is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Southern Maine Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (207) 741-5500 or check Southern Maine Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Medium
Southern Maine Community College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Maine 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.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Southern Maine Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - about $5,500 per year.

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

Southern Maine Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Maine Community College, 2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698, USA
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