Southern Maine Community College

A Better Future is at Your Fingertips

It's Time to Get Started

Whether you’re looking for an education that leads to a well paying career or to save before continuing on to a four-year college, it’s time to get started at SMCC. Here you can create your own path to success–on your own schedule. Our supportive community will be there every step of the way to get your there. All you have to do is take the first step. It’s time.


Take advantage of the lowest tuition and fees in New England and graduate with little to no student debt. On average a three-credit course costs less than $400.


Take a course to gain skills for employment or earn a degree or certificate that leads to a high-wage career or transfers to a four-year college.


Choose from a full- or part-time schedule that works for you with morning, day, evening and online courses that allow you to reach your goals faster.

“SMCC is the most economical program in the state and is a feeder for other universities. It made a lot of sense to come here.”

- Mike Jones, Dual-Major Student, Pre Engineering & Electrical Engineering Technologies

“I think that no matter what you choose to do here, you’re opening your mind and yourself up to anything. SMCC offers a great experience that gives you the opportunity to get a leg up. If you’re interested in going to a university, I’d recommend that anybody start here.”

- Joel Messinger, Former Precision Machining & Manufacturing Student

“There’s a lot of opportunity here, such a variety of classes and majors. I’ve never had a teacher who let me down. They’ve always been here to help.”

- Najma Ashraf, Medical Assisting Student

Save More. Earn More

Flexibility & Choices That Work for You



per year




in South Portland & Brunswick


in Biddeford, Bonny Eagle, Casco/Naples, Massabesic, Portland, Sacopee Valley, and Windham
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