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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 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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Campus Living at Its Finest

Our suite-style residence halls are some of the nicest in the state! Apply for housing now for your best chance at securing a room. 

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SMC Just Got A Little More Affordable

Students graduating high school in 2023 are eligible for more financial aid from the State of Michigan, up to $2,750 per year with the Michigan Achievement Scholarship.

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Free Tuition for Michigan Adults

Michigan Reconnect is a State of Michigan program offering free community college tuition to qualifying residents ages 25+.

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Explore Our Campuses

Before you come for your in-person tour, get a bird's eye view of our Dowagiac and Niles Campuses.

Check out both of our beautiful Campuses.

Upcoming Events

July 14, 2023

Steve’s Run

Fire up! Join us for the 49th annual Steve’s Run.

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