SMC is the #1 transfer college to UCLA, USC & LMU. Our academic excellence & prime location bring students from around the world. #ProudToBeSMC\\You've come to a special place. We believe that Santa Monica Coll...
SMC is the #1 transfer college to UCLA, USC & LMU. Our academic excellence & prime location bring students from around the world. #ProudToBeSMC\\You've come to a special place. We believe that Santa Monica College offers an outstanding and unique educational experience. We also believe that we provide the community a wealth of resources.\ \What makes us special? Aside from our academic excellence, we have features unique to us – including the John Drescher Planetarium; the beautiful Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, a premiere performing arts venue; and the Academy of Entertainment & Technology.\\Santa Monica College – a two-year community college accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges – opened in 1929 with just 153 students. It has now grown to a thriving campus with approximately 34,000 students and offerings in more than 80 fields of study.\ \We have an impressive academic record. We are the leader among the state's 112 community colleges in transferring students to the University of California, University of Southern California and other four-year campuses.\ \We also pride ourselves on preparing students for careers of the 21st century – in such fields as nursing and health care, solar technology and other "green" careers, entertainment technology, computer technology, early childhood education, business, graphic design and other occupations.\ \Santa Monica College is one of the most affordable institutions of higher education in the world. And we have an active Financial Aid office that will help you get the funds you need to pay for your college education.\\Set on a 38-acre main campus less than two miles from the beach and several nearby satellite campuses, Santa Monica College has everything today's student needs to succeed – computer labs, athletic facilities, performing and visual arts spaces, and active student clubs. Our state-of-the-art facilities have won numerous architectural and sus...
Santa Monica College (SMC) in Santa Monica, California, is a community
college with a national reputation for quality academics, high transfer
rates and great creative arts programs.
SMC's more than 80 programs of study encompass such academic majors as:
* Design Technology
* Modern Languages
* Theatre Arts
Students may also pursue a professional program in fields like Nursing
and Cosmetology or undertake an ESL study program.
Many SMC students transfer to such schools as UCLA and other universities
within the UC system.
SMC's student life is vibrant and affords many creative arts
opportunities. Students may perform with SMC's well-known theatre
company, work at the student-run radio station or exhibit their visual
art at one of the student galleries.
SMC has an open admissions policy, which means that anyone may register
by simply filling out an admissions application. Certain degree programs
have additional admissions requirements.
California residents pay a substantially reduced tuition. Financial aid
is also available to students who meet income and other eligibility
requirements. To obtain such aid sources as grants and loans, applicants
must submit a FAFSA.