South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

Three Decades of Higher Education Excellence Through Collaboration

Snapshot of SMHEC




SMHEC institutions serve over 191,000 students annually with nearly 1,100 certificate and degree programs.

Our students mirror the broad diversity of the higher education population- a mix of full and part-time students; traditional-age students and adult learners, degree-seekers and returning adults; and residential, commuter, and distance learners.







Programs range from certificate programs to JDs and PhDs. Engineering, architecture, physics, and other STEM subjects are offered. Law degrees can be earned. Numerous healthcare-related programs are popular. Arts and Sciences continue to flourish.


See the profiles of each of our institutions under the Members menu.