South Mountain Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Phoenix, AZ

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How much is the South Mountain CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, South Mountain CC's tuition & fees is $2,358 for Arizona residents and $8,958 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,935 for Arizona residents and $32,535 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

South Mountain CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arizona Residents Tuition & Fees$2,358
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,958
Books & Supplies Costs$1,464
Off-campus Room & Board$10,872
Off-campus Expenses$11,241
2023-2024 Estimates
Arizona Residents Tuition & Fees$2,686
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,217

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, South Mountain CC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Arizona, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $14,498.
South Mountain Community College$2,358$8,958
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arizona 2-4 Years Colleges$18,472
Public Schools$5,723$14,498
Private Schools$19,834

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between South Mountain CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
South Mountain Community CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
Arizona Western CollegeYuma, AZ$3,020$9,830
Central Arizona CollegeCoolidge, AZ$2,250$4,500
Glendale Community CollegeGlendale, AZ$2,358$8,958
Mesa Community CollegeMesa, AZ$2,358$8,958
Phoenix CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
Yavapai CollegePrescott, AZ$2,838$9,344
Paradise Valley Community CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
Chandler-Gilbert Community CollegeChandler, AZ$2,358$8,958
Estrella Mountain Community CollegeAvondale, AZ$2,358$8,958
Coconino Community CollegeFlagstaff, AZ$3,254$9,492

Financial Aid and COA

At South Mountain Community College, 3,281 students (91%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,021.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at South Mountain CC is $29,514 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 227 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,823 and the average amount of student loans is $4,673.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,935$32,535
Tuition & Fees$2,358$8,958
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,577$23,577
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,914$29,514
Average Financial Aid$3,021$3,021
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,28191%$3,021
Pell Grants1,08030%$3,772
Federal Student Loan2266%$3,950
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid22799%-
Grants or Scholarships22799%$4,823
Federal Grants22799%$4,383
Pell Grants13057%$5,067
Other Federal Grants22598%$1,494
State/Local Grants125%$542
Institutional Grants8035%$1,168
Student Loan Aid115%$4,673
Federal Student Loans104%$3,340
Other Student Loans1-$18,000
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level126124$5,424
110,001 or more21$3,675

Student Population

South Mountain Community College has a total of 3,706 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,413 male students and 2,184 female students attending South Mountain CC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,156 students enrolled online exclusively (31.19% of all students).
Undergraduate3,597 1,4132,184

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, AZ
Degree & Programs
Program Offered137 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population3,706
Graduation Rate16%
Transfer-out Rate19%
Retention Rate55% (Full-time), 36% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties59 (Full-time), 200 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs208 (Full-time), 258 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$86,276
Average Staff Salary$66,441