South Mountain Community College

Tel: (602)243-8135
4,843 students
Public institution
SMCC serves a broad and diverse student body now composed of more than 8,000 students each year. Enrollment continues to grow each semester. In addition to a variety of interesting classes, opportunities await you in student government, honors, sports, journalism, theater, music, dance, storytelling, computers, technology and far more.
School Highlights:
South Mountain Community College serves 4,843 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
South Mountain Community College is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Anthem College-Phoenix (7.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
South Mountain Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,843 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,843 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,495 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 3,348 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 6%
% Asian 6%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 45%
% Black 20%
% White 22%
% Two or more races -
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.70

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,854 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,638 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,854 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,638 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

SMCC offers educational and training opportunities for employment preparation, retraining, upgrading of skills, and personal enrichment. Our classes are small, personalized and offered days and evenings, and are led by an engaged, caring faculty. Accounting, Behavior Health Sciences, Marketing and Storytelling are just a few of the wide range of courses offered here. Additionally, academic and career counseling are offered.

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