Public 2 Year

Southwestern Michigan College

Dowagiac, Michigan

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Southwestern Michigan College overview
Location Dowagiac, Michigan
Online swmich.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Southwestern Michigan College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Southwestern Michigan College, located in Dowagiac, Michigan, is a public two-year institution established in 1964. Nestled in a rural setting, the campus is approximately 30 miles from South Bend, Indiana, and is characterized by a modern architectural design. Southwestern Michigan College offers a range of associate degree programs, with particular emphasis on Liberal Arts, Nursing, and Health Services. The college has an open admissions policy, providing broad access to postsecondary education. On-campus living is available for students who wish to reside in college-operated housing. Southwestern Michigan College is distinctive for its dedication to personalized education and career readiness, but it does not have a particular reputation for intercollegiate athletics.

Southwestern Michigan College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  791 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,016 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $5,305 plus fees of $1,725.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Southwestern Michigan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,520
Other Fees$1,725
Room and Board $9,500
Other Expenses Budget$1,790
Total One Year Cost$18,578

Michigan Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Southwestern Michigan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,520
Other Fees$1,725
Room and Board $9,500
Budget for Other Expenses$1,790
Total One Year Cost$19,840

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$29,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Southwestern Michigan College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 41%
Health Professions 29%
Business 8%
Engineering Technology 7%
Communications Technology 3%

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