Start College at SMCC.

Seamlessly transfer to Saint Joe’s.

Student cheering her classmates on during a game at Welcome Weekend.As a recent high school grad, you can save money by earning an associate's degree from SMCC tuition free with Maine’s Free College Initiative. Then enjoy guaranteed housing at Saint Joseph's College of Maine even before you transfer here for your full bachelor's degree!

Become part of the culture of two great learning institutions. Immerse yourself in our connected communities with residence and student life, athletics, and more! And you'll always receive guided advising and support every step of the way.

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It's as easy as 1, 2, 3:

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Enroll in SMCC in a qualifying program & earn an associates degree

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Live on campus at Saint Joe’s starting Year 2

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Transfer to Saint Joe’s and work toward your bachelors degree

Year one will take you to SMCC, with classes overlooking Maine's iconic coastline.

Starting year two, you’ll have full access to both college communities & facilities. Live and dine at Saint Joseph’s Sebago Lake campus while taking SMCC classes at the Free College Initiative rate to help you save. This will help you further your connection to Saint Joseph’s, and get you settle in before transferring.

In year three, you'll complete a full and easy transfer from SMCC to Saint Joseph’s without moving an inch. Stay with us at Saint Joe's to earn your bachelor’s degree in one of the pathways listed below.

Featured Program Pathway


Business Administration
Business Administration: Sports Management
Health Science
Marine Science
Liberal Studies: Science
Liberal Studies: Social Work
Liberal Studies: Psychology


>>  Business Administration
>>  Sport & Recreation Management
>>  Elementary Education
>>  Public Health, Pre-OT, Health & Wellness Promotion
>>  RN to BSN (online)
>>  Marine Science
>>  Secondary Education
>>  Social Work
>>  Psychology
>>  Radiologic Science Administration (online)


Business Administration  >>  Business Administration

Business Administration: Sports Management  >> Sport & Recreation Management

Education  >> Elementary Education

Health Science  >> Public Health, Pre-OT, Health & Wellness Promotion

Nursing  >> RN to BSN (online)

Marine Science  >> Marine Science

Liberal Studies: Science  >> Secondary Education

Liberal Studies: Social Work  >> Social Work

Liberal Studies: Psychology  >> Psychology

Radiography  >> Radiologic Science Administration (online)

Interested in learning more?

Visit, or contact SMCC Dean of Academic Excellence and Strategic Initiatives Matt Goodman at

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