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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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Degrees to Launch Any Career

We offer degrees and certificates to get you started in nearly any field of study. Degrees transfer to top universities nationwide, so you can finish a four-year degree for less.

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College for Less

Tuition at SMC is a fraction of the cost of universities. Financial aid and scholarships make it even more affordable.

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Full College Experience

We’re a small college, but the feature-packed Student Activity Center, a robust schedule of events, and student clubs keep campus alive with activity all year round.

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Your Home Away From Home

Our residence halls are spacious, clean, and homey. You’ll get your own private bedroom and share a living room kitchen and two bathrooms with just three other people.

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Two Campuses to Serve You

Our sprawling Dowagiac campus is 240 acres of pure Michigan beauty and includes six miles of trails for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing. The Niles campus is a modern facility conveniently located close to South Bend.

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Upcoming Events

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October 30, 2020 - October 30, 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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October 30, 2020 - October 30, 2020

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October 2, 2020 - October 2, 2020

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