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Changing Lives for 75 Years.

We have a strong history of building futures. Since 1946 we’ve been helping Mainers gain better skills and get
the education and training they need for a better life. In this short film, see how we can do the same for you.


Southern Maine Community College is...

Southern Maine Community College is...


Take advantage of the lowest tuition and fees in New England, at only $3,880 per year in-state – less than $400 on average for a three-credit class.


Whether your classes end up being on-campus or online, we are ready for you. We have enhanced our online learning systems and training, and our campuses have safety precautions in place.


We are committed to helping you reach your goals. All of our support services from faculty and staff advising and tutoring to career and transfer services, are available to you online and/or in-person.


We have adjusted and found creative solutions for site-visits and internships so that students are still connected with employers.


If you are interested in taking a few courses that can transfer or earning your degree and continuing your education after graduation at a four-year university, SMCC is the perfect place to do so.


Take courses to gain skills for employment opportunities or earn a degree or certificate that leads to a high-wage career or allows you to transfer and continue on.

90% of SMCC graduates get a job or continue their education within nine months of graduation.

Launch your career

SMCC graduates have started their careers at top-notch employers like:
  • Bath Iron Works
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Hannaford
  • Maine Medical Cener
  • L.L. Bean
  • Texas Instruments
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • WCSH6
  • TD Bank
  • WEX

Continue your education

SMCC graduates have used our transfer agreements to continue their education at:
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Maine College of Art
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Saint Joseph’s College
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Thomas College
  • University of Maine
  • University of New England
  • University of Southern Maine
  • Wellesley College

Degree and Certificate Programs

  • Liberal Studies Online
  • Business Administration Online
Applied Technology


  • Architectural & Engineering Design
  • Automotive Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technologies
  • Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Horticulture
  • Precision Machining & Manufacturing
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Trade & Technical Occupations


  • Automotive Chassis System
  • Automotive Powertrain Systems
  • CNC Machine Operator
  • Construction Technology
  • Electrician Technology
  • Heating
  • Heavy Equipment Operations
  • Marine Design
  • Plumbing
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
Arts & Sciences


  • Biotechnology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Human Services
  • Liberal Studies
    • Focus in Art
    • Focus in English
    • Focus in History
    • Focus in Mathematics
    • Focus in Political Science
    • Focus in Psychology
    • Focus in Science
    • Focus in Social Work
  • Liberal Studies Online
  • Marine Science


  • Advanced Education
  • Behavioral Health
Business & Information Technology


  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration Online
  • Communications & New Media
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hospitality Management
  • Information Technology
Health Science


  • Cardiovascular Technology
  • Emergency Medical Services/Paramedicine
  • Health Sciences
  • Medical Assisting
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology
Public Safety


  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Medical Services/Paramedicine
  • Fire Science


  • Fire Science


  • Public Safety Live-in Program

A three-credit
class averages
Full-time tuition
gain employment or continue their education w/in 9 months
3 Campuses
South Portland, Brunswick & Online

“The professors are really connected with the students and willing to help. It’s nice when you can feel like you’re forming a friendship with a professor.”

Michael, SMCC Business Administration Student

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