A close-knit community where you can thrive.

A close-knit community where you can thrive.

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2-Year & 4-Year Degree Paths


Facts & Figures

More about SMC


of graduates continue education

Discover your career path in a supportive environment focused on your success.

At SMC, we believe college shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all. We offer two-year and four-year degree paths that let you discover your academic and career interests. Once you know your path, we’ll help you transfer to the right college to finish your degree. Want to finish your degree online? You can stay at SMC while you do it.

This is college that works for you.

Liberal Arts


SMC is a liberal arts college. This means that, like most American colleges, you’ll spend your first two years taking a wide variety of courses to expose you to many different subjects. This approach benefits students who already know what they plan to major in as well as students who haven’t made a decision about a college major or career path.

High Quality & Affordable

Since 1911, we’ve been ensuring access to a high-quality and affordable education for students from all economic and religious backgrounds.

Compare SMC

How does SMC stack up?

College is an investment in your future. For students who want the advantages of a small college, with personalized attention from faculty, easy access to support services and a vibrant and inclusive campus culture, SMC is a terrific value.


lower tuition than 60% of South Carolina private colleges. SMC is an incredible value.


south carolina students with a 3.0 gpa qualify for a full tuition scholarship package.


The amount you could save on your first two years of college by choosing to start at SMC.

So much to offer you.

Before you schedule your campus tour or attend an Open House, check out what makes SMC feel like home for our students.

7 residence halls
for cozy campus living.

From single rooms to the “suite” life, we have a residence hall room to fit your needs.

Explore our beautiful campus before you arrive.

Take a look at photos and video of our 110-acre campus. There’s something for everyone here.

Nationally-ranked, Division I athletic teams.

Our 14 men’s and women’s athletic teams compete and win in the NJCAA’s Division 1.

So much to love in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Spartanburg is located near the mountains, the sea and major cities/transportation hubs.


career planning

Finding the right career path starts now.

Getting a great job after graduation is one of your top goals for college. Our Professional Development Program can give you the skills and experiences you need to pursue a rewarding career at SMC and beyond.