Santa Monica College

United States of America, California, Santa Monica

SMC is the Place for You 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 more than 32,000 students and offerings in more than 100 fields of study. We have an impressive academic record. We are the leader among the state's 116 community colleges in transferring students to the University of California, University of Southern California, Loyola Marymount University, and other four-year campuses. Santa Monica College is one of the most affordable institutions of higher education in the world. And we have an active Financial Aid & Scholarships office that will help you get the funds you need to pay for your college education. Scholarships available for selected courses.


California's #1 transfer college for 32 years, offering a world-class education and endless possibilities.

Santa Monica College


Services & Amenities

Student Enrollment
Foreign Student Enrolment
Off Campus Housing
Four Seasons, Warm
Gender Restriction
Study Types
Certificate, Associate's degree
United States of America
Gap year
Beach, City
Economics, Accounting, Administration of Justice, Animation, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Art History, Arts, Athletic Coaching, Behavioral Science, Broadcast Programming, Broadcasting, Business, Child and Adolescent Development, Communication Studies, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Dance, Database Developer, Early Childhood Education, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Film, Filmmaking, Gender Studies, General Office, Geography, Global Studies, Graphic Design, History, Humanities, Interaction Design, Interior Design, Journalism, Kinesiology, Legal Administrative Assistant, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Coding & Billing Specialist, Music, Nutrition and Dietetics, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Science, Social Justice, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Supply Chain Management, Technical Theatre, Theatre, Theatre Arts, Website Software Specialist
Sport Teams
Men’s Basketball, Men’s Cross Country, Men’s Football, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Swimming and Diving, Men’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Men’s Volleyball, Men’s Water Polo, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Beach Volleyball, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Softball, Women’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Tennis, Women’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Water Polo