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Full College, Half the Cost

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Degrees to Launch Any Career

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College for Less

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Your Home Away From Home

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Two Campuses to Serve You

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

Southwestern Michigan College is a small college with big opportunities. The 240-acre campus is safe, beautiful, and always busy with activities. Experience it for yourself—all while getting a high-quality education you can take anywhere.

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Futures for Frontliners: Free Tuition for Essential Workers

If you are a Michigan resident who worked in an essential industry April-June 2020, you may qualify for free tuition!

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Virtual Roadrunner Days

Sign up for a Virtual Roadrunner Day to learn more about all that we have to offer and to chat in real time with SMC admissions counselors and current students. Seniors who attend a virtual event and apply for admission by December 31 will receive a $300 Early Bird Scholarship.

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Registration for Spring Classes Is Open

There's still time to apply and register! Fill out the free application, then sign up for New Student Orientation to get started. Classes begin January 25!

Learn How to Become a Student
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Spring New Student Orientation

Starting at SMC in January? Complete New Student Orientation to register for classes and learn how to succeed at SMC!

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Upcoming Events

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December 11, 2020

Virtual Roadrunner Days

Sign up for an online Roadrunner Day to learn about all that SMC has to offer! Meet staff, talk with program deans, get tips for minimizing debt and more!

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November 27, 2020

Small Group Visit Days

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November 30, 2020

F 20 Classes Resume

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December 04, 2020

New Student Orientation

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December 04, 2020

Small Group Visit Days

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December 11, 2020

Virtual Roadrunner Days

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December 11, 2020

Small Group Visit Days

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December 12, 2020

ACT National

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December 12, 2020

ACT National

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December 12, 2020

ACT National

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December 15, 2020

Sp 21 100% Tuition & Fees Due

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December 18, 2020

Small Group Visit Days

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December 18, 2020

F 20 Semester Ends

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January 07, 2021

New Student Orientation

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January 22, 2021

Virtual Roadrunner Days

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January 25, 2021

Sp 21 Classes Begin

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February 19, 2021

Virtual Roadrunner Days

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March 19, 2021

Virtual Roadrunner Days

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May 14, 2021

Sp 21 Semester Ends

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May 15, 2021

Sp 21 Commencement

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June 07, 2021

Su 21 Classes Begin

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FAST FACTS

1,800

Students

$5,378

Avg. Annual Tuition and Fees

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Ronnie Roadrunner

1964

Founded

240-Acre

Dowagiac Campus

Motto

Knowledge for All

Top 25%

College-level Course Success

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