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Both campuses are open to visitors. All services are still available remotely as well, and a number of online admissions events are also available. Email enrollment@swmich.edu, call 269-783-2135, or text 269-390-6321 to connect with an advisor.  Learn More

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Safety
    grade A minus
  5. Student Life
    grade C+
  6. Location
    grade C minus

About

58900 Cherry Grove Rd
Dowagiac, MI 49047
About Southwestern Michigan...
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From Southwestern Michigan College

Southwestern Michigan College is a small school with big opportunities.

We offer degrees that can get students started on nearly any field of study for a fraction of the cost of universities. Students have transferred to the University of Michigan and other prestigious institutions.

Our 240-acre campus is safe, beautiful and always busy with activity. Students can participate in intramural sports, clubs, and the many events that take place year-round.

Students who live on campus enjoy their own private bedrooms in apartment-style suites.

Visit swmich.edu to learn more.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$8,638 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,560 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Nursing Degrees at Southwestern Michigan College

The nursing program at SMC is regarded as one of the best in the region, with national accreditation (ACEN), the highest standards for admission, a 100% job placement rate and a brand new facility. With low tuition and financial aid, SMC's nursing program is the place to start your high-wage, high-demand nursing career for less.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
910 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,231
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
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Day Care Services
No
56%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities. 39 responses
36%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 39 responses
63%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities. 19 responses

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%

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