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It's Your Time.

SMCC can help you take your passion and turn it into something more. It’s your time.


Southern Maine Community College is...

Southern Maine Community College is...

Free or Affordable

Offering FREE tuition to high school grads from 2020-2023 and short-term training opportunities. For those who don’t qualify, our tuition and fees are the lowest in New England at $3,880 per year, in-state with financial aid options.


Choose from short-term training opportunities that allow you to start employment quickly and associate degree and certificate programs that allow you to further expand your career opportunities.


We are here to help you determine what program to choose based on your goals and provide services from advising to career counseling to ensure you reach your full potential.


We have numerous transfer agreements that allow you to transfer seamlessly to a four-year college upon graduating from various associate degree programs.


Our faculty are talented experts in their field and are connected with business partners locally and beyond putting you one step ahead of the rest for internships and job opportunities.


Offering on-campus housing, athletics and student clubs and organizations and more. No matter who you are you’ll find a network of peers to help you succeed.

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
  • 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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