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Study at Southern Maine Community College

Southern Maine Community College is a community college located in South Portland, Maine. It is one of seven colleges in the Maine Community College System. It was founded in 1946 as a day school known as the Maine Vocational Technical Institute. Today, the main campus is spread across an area of more than 75 acres overlooking Casco Bay. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics.

SMCC enrolls more than 5, 000 full and part-time students. The athletics department of the college fields several men's and women's sports teams, nicknamed the Seawolves. The teams participate in a wide variety of sports like basketball, baseball, golf and soccer.

Profile of Southern Maine Community College

Southern Maine Community College can be found in South Portland, ME (a small city). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Southern Maine Community College.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in photography and commercial art, engineering technician, and security and law enforcement.

Southern Maine Community College Selectivity

Southern Maine Community College does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 5, 113 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life

A lot of students at Southern Maine Community College attend part-time. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Southern Maine Community College empowers students to respond to a changing world and enhances economic and cultural development in Southern Maine by providing a variety of educational opportunities and partnerships. "

Southern Maine Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts85liberal arts and humanities
Security and Law Enforcement72criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Engineering Technician71computer engineering tech, electronics tech, architectural drafting, HVAC tech, drafting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine66registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology64radiographer, respiratory care tech, medical assistant, cardiovascular tech, pharmacy tech, surgical tech
Business and Management64business management
Construction Trades42construction, electrician, plumbing
Photography and Commercial Art37film and photography
Therapy and Counselling26mental and social health services
Cooking and Culinary Arts24chef training
Education and Teaching20early childhood Education
Landscaping and Horticulture13applied horticulture
Production Trades12machinist
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10dietetic technician, dietetics and clinical nutrition
office and Administration7office management
Hospitality6hotel management
Mechanics and Repair5automobile mechanics
Science2marine biology, biotechnology
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech

Contact: Southern Maine Community College

Southern Maine Community College

2 Fort Road

South Portland, ME 04106-1698

General Phone: (207) 741-5500

http://www.smccME.edu

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