South Mountain Community College (SMCC) reflects the diversity of the surrounding community, a rich mix of rural, urban, and suburban neighborhoods. Many of our students arrive from Phoenix, Laveen, Tempe, Guad...
South Mountain Community College (SMCC) reflects the diversity of the surrounding community, a rich mix of rural, urban, and suburban neighborhoods. Many of our students arrive from Phoenix, Laveen, Tempe, Guadalupe and the surrounding area to attend classes at the main campus or our offsite facility in Guadalupe; we also offer evening courses in Laveen at Betty Fairfax High School. \\Our small, personalized classes are offered days, evenings and online, and are led by an engaged and accomplished faculty. Career and academic counseling are also available. SMCC is also a Strengths-Based Institution, helping you first determine your own personal strengths, and then strategizes with you to maximize those strengths in your academic and career choices.\\We look forward to helping you reach your educational and career goals!
South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, Arizona, is more than just a
Students may enroll in traditional academic or occupational associate’s
degree programs in fields like:
* Information Technology
However, some of South Mountain Community College’s academics are in
highly specialized fields, rarely seen at a college or university. One of
these more distinctive programs is through the school’s Fine Arts and
Storytelling Institute. Here, students may undertake a theatre or visual
arts degree. They may also earn a certificate in the unique and ancient
art of storytelling.
Another of South Mountain Community College’s distinctive programs is in
Bilingual Nursing. This program trains future nurses to treat
English-speaking as well as Spanish-speaking patients.
South Mountain Community College offers departmental scholarships to
students in certain majors. These scholarships usually have a minimum GPA
requirement. Other types of financial aid consist mainly of need-based
awards like grants and loans.
South Mountain Community College has an open admissions policy for most
programs, which means that anyone may register for classes by simply
completing an admissions application. Certain programs, like nursing,
have additional requirements.