South Mountain Community College

Tel: 6022438135
4,287 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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South Mountain Community College serves 4,287 students (31.16% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
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South Mountain Community College is one of 33 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
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The nearest community college is Rio Salado College (4.07 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 54% over five years.
South Mountain Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 57 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,287 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,287 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 1,336 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 2,951 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
6%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
46%
7%
% Black
21%
12%
% White
14%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
12%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,854 is less than the state average of $5,694. 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 $10,325. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,854 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,638 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Percent Admitted 100% 79%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Behavioral Health Services (BHS), Bilingual Student Nursing Association (BSNA), Black Student Union (BSU), Circle of Nations, Club Teach, Collegiate DECA (Business Club), International Friends Club, MEChA, Medical Scrub Club, Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society), Pre-Pharmacy Club, SHPE: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Spirit Club, Spotlight Productions (Drama Club), Student Governance, Think South Mountain (TSM), Veterans Club Club Teach, MEChA, Spirit Club, Veterans Club, Behavioral Health Services (BHS),
Bilingual Student Nursing Association (BSNA),
Black Student Union (BSU),
Circle of Nations,
Collegiate DECA (Business Club),
International Friends Club,
Medical Scrub Club,
Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society),
Pre-Pharmacy Club,
SHPE: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers,
Spotlight Productions (Drama Club),
Student Governance,
Think South Mountain (TSM),
Source: 2005 (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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