Southwestern Michigan College
- The mission of Southwestern Michigan College is to be the college of first choice for students who have a choice, the college that provides the programs and services to meet the needs of students with limited choices, and the college that serves our community.
- The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
|Southwestern Michigan College||(MI) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||Four or more years|
|Total Faculty||94 staff||100 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,567 students||3,505 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||27:1||35:1|
|# Full-Time Students||1,236 students||1,591 students|
|# Part-Time Students||1,331 students||1,914 students|
|Total Dormitory Capacity||390||288|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|% Non Resident races|
|% Unknown 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.||0.34||0.50|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$28,700||$31,100|
- We offer small class sizes, ensuring you will receive significant personalized attention from your instructors. We have campuses conveniently located in Dowagiac and Niles - close to home and work. We also have academic support services that offer assistance every step of the way from the time you apply for admission to SMC to the completion of your degree and beyond. We have high quality transfer courses and curricula for students who wish to pursue their first two years of a four-year degree at SMC before transferring to a four-year college or university. Plus, SMC is committed to offering the highest quality academic experience at less than half the cost of most four-year colleges and universities. Southwestern Michigan College offers two-year transfer programs (Associate in Arts and Associate in Sciences degrees) and professional technical programs. In addition, students can now complete a bachelor's degree in one of six areas right on our campuses. Southwestern Michigan College offers many scholarships, including generous awards for academically talented students in the most recent high school class. Southwestern Michigan College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
- College Location Mi. Students
- 4,219 students | 18.00 Mi2755 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor,  MI  49022
- 340 students | 18.40 Mi3454 Douglas Rd.
South Bend,  IN  46635
- 520 students | 18.90 Mi54515 State Road 933 North
Notre Dame,  IN  46556
- 498 students | 22.20 Mi881 Parkway Ave
Elkhart,  IN  46516
- 8,149 students | 22.50 Mi220 Dean Johnson Blvd
South Bend,  IN  46601