Southwestern Michigan College
Southwestern Michigan College is one of the twenty-five public 2-year colleges in Michigan. The campus is located in a rural area, in Dowagiac.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,330 students attend the school. Every year 25% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Southwestern Michigan College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,620, and fees were $1,485. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,040 and $1,485 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students2,330|
|Student to Faculty Ratio17:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1976 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$118/credit|
|In State Students||$154/credit|
|Out of State Students||$168/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of Southwestern Michigan College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||20%||$465|
|State Grant & Scholarships||24%||$2,405|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||44%||$2,057|
|Federal Student Loans||37%||$4,546|
$8,741Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,738|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,188|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,257|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,029|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing.