Tuition and Fees

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Average Annual Tuition and Fees


*For an in-district student taking 30 contact hours per year. See below for full cost details.



89% of first-time, full-time students pay less.

They receive financial aid, 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 in the Fall and Spring semesters and 28 hours per week in the Summer Semester.

Example Earnings*




















*For a student working 20 hours in the Fall and Spring (for 15 weeks each) and 28 hours in the Summer (for 14 weeks), minus 30% for taxes.

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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 Cost Calculator

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

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