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International Admissions


Southwestern Michigan College is happy to admit students from around the globe.

Our goal is to provide superior student services to every student who walks through our doors, and international students are no exception. To that end, we've designated an International Student Coordinator to work one-on-one with international students and guide them through the process of becoming a student at SMC.

If you have any questions or need any help, please don't hesitate to reach out to the International Student Coordinator at

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students (8 CFR 214.3(j)).

Steps to Becoming an SMC Student

NOTES: Further details on these instructions are provided on the International Student Application Checklist. Please read all instructions on the checklist thoroughly before beginning the application process.

SMC accepts applications on a rolling basis, but to allow plenty of time for admissions processing and applying for a student visa, we suggest you submit your application at least six months before the semester for which you are applying.

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