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Tuition and Fees

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Average Annual Tuition and Fees




85% of first-time, full-time students pay less.3

They receive grants and scholarships, making their actual cost much lower.



Not a first-time, full-time student?

No worries! There's likely financial aid for you too.

Learn more about financial aid.

Earn While You Learn

A good way to manage your costs is to work an on-campus job. Student workers earn minimum wage and can work up to 20 hours a week each semester.

Example Earnings*




















*For a student working 20 hours per week for 15 weeks in the Fall, 16 weeks in the Spring and 10 weeks in the Summer, minus 30% for taxes. Based on Michigan’s 2020 minimum wage of $9.65/hour.

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Other Helpful Info

Payment Plans

Payment plans help students manage their costs by allowing them to pay in smaller increments throughout the semester. Learn more about payment plans.

Net Price Calculator

Use the Net Price Calculator to get an estimate of how much aid you might receive and what your cost to attend SMC would be. Use the Net Price Calculator.

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Next Steps

1For an in-district student taking 30 contact hours per year in the 2020-21 academic year.

2Average published tuition and fees for full-time, in-state students in the 2019-20 academic year (the last year for which data is available) according to research by College Board.

3According to data reported to IPEDS for the Fall 2017 Semester, the last year for which data is available.