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Admission to SMCC

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Apply for Admission

If you are an International F1 Visa Student, follow this link.
If you are a Western Undergraduate Exchange Program Student, follow this link.

Otherwise, follow the steps here to get started.

In-Person or Online

Applying In Person

You can Apply for Admission to any of our college locations by clicking the button or submitting a paper copy of the Student Admission Application in person at the Enrollment Services Office

When submitting your completed Student Admission Application, be sure to have documents such as your State-Issued Driver’s License or Identification Card to fulfill the Maricopa Community College’s Lawful Presence and Identity Verification requirements. For a complete list of documents that satisfy one or both requirements, please click here. Bring completed forms and documents to:SMCC Enrollment Services 7050 S 24th Street Phoenix, AZ 85042

Residency Determination
Determination of residency status for tuition purposes is generally performed at the time you apply for admissions. All first time applicants to South Mountain Community College will be billed at the Out of State rate until both Lawful Presence and Residency requirements have been fulfilled.

For more information about required documentation, please visit the Maricopa Community Colleges District website: Out-of-state.


If you are under the age of 18 and do not have a GED or high school diploma, you must complete an Underage Student Information Form to be admitted as a student with special status.

Please follow this link if you are a high school student interested in Dual Enrollment.