Tuition and Fees


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Average Annual Tuition and Fees

 

 

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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*

 

FALL SEMESTER

 

$1,984

 
 

SPRING SEMESTER

 

$1,984

 

+

SUMMER SEMESTER

 

$1,587

 

 

TOTAL

 

$5,555

 

*For a student working 20 hours in the Fall and Spring (for 15 weeks each) and 20 hours in the Summer (for 12 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 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 2019-20 academic year.

2Average published tuition and fees for full-time, in-state students in the 2018-19 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 2016 Semester, the last year for which data is available.