Updated

College Deliberately: Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College is a very large, public, four-year College that emphasizes culture, character and career located in the city of Santa Monica, CA. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and Humanities/Humanistic Studies.

Santa Monica College

place 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
phone Phone: (310) 434-4000
web Web: http://www.smc.edu/
  • Santa Monica College is also known as:
    Santa Monica College, SMC

Accreditation

Many lenders and payment plans, including “qualified tuition plans” or 529 plans, apply only to accredited colleges and universities. Please check with your institution to verify accreditation before making any financial commitments.
The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Santa Monica College Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Accredited 1952-01-01 2023-10-01
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Santa Monica College is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.

short_textMission

Santa Monica College provides a safe and inclusive learning environment that encourages personal and intellectual exploration, and challenges and supports students in achieving their educational goals. Students learn to contribute to the global community as they develop an understanding of their relationship to diverse social, cultural, political, economic, technological, and natural environments. The College recognizes the critical importance of each ?individual’s contribution to the achievement of this mission. Santa Monica College provides open and affordable access to high quality undergraduate degrees and certificates and participates in partnerships with other colleges and universities to facilitate access to baccalaureate and higher degrees. The College’s programs and services assist students in the development of skills needed to succeed in college, prepare students for careers and transfer, and nurture a lifetime commitment to learning.

emphasisInstitutional Emphasis


Loading…
122977 14
Click on items in the legend to remove them from the chart.

Last updated:

bar_chartKey words

Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Santa Monica College. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Santa Monica College and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Santa Monica College.
Interested in learning more? Institutional accounts have access to a full breakdown of keywords.

emailAdmissions

Interested in applying to Santa Monica College? Here’s what you’ll need to prepare. For information on what scores are typical of accepted students, see ‘Test Scores below.
Open Admissions:
‘Open’ admissions colleges and universities admit any student with a highschool diploma or GED. Test scores are not required.

Personalization

Create an account, and we'll analyze how well your goals and qualifications match.

 

Student Centeredness

3.6 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

bar_chartMajors and Programs

63
Associate degree
Full major list available.
2
Bachelor’s degree
Full major list available.

bar_chartTest Scores

Santa Monica College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

faceStudents

  Full-time Part-time
Undergraduate face face
First time undergraduate face face
Graduate face face
Graduate-Professional practice face  

displayDistance Learning

Does this institution offer courses and programs that exclusively via distant learning?
  Graduate Undergraduate
Courses
distancelearning
distancelearning
Programs offered
distancelearning
distancelearning

bar_chartDemographic Distribution

Swipe for other demographic charts
Swipe for other demographic distributions.

tuitionTuition

Swipe for other tuition categories.

tuitionOther Costs

Room & Board:
Details of these plans can change from year to year. Please check with your intended institution before making any decisions.
Tuition payment plans
Details of these plans vary from institution to institution. Please be sure to check with the colleges and universities directly before making any decisions

mapsMap

compare Similar colleges:

Institutions listed below have similar values in emphasis to Santa Monica College.
Loading…

hearingSocial Eavesdrop

We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Santa Monica College is discussed on reddit and twitter.
255 members.
Created: 09/07/2011
7K members.
Created: 05/13/2011
Anything related to Santa Monica, where the rent is high but the temperatures aren’t.
394K members.
Created: 04/14/2008
The official subreddit of Los Angeles, California! The international epicenter of entertainment and home of the World Champion Dodgers and Lakers, as well as the Kings, Rams, Giltinis, Sparks, LAFC, Clippers, Galaxy and Chargers! We also have wildfires, earthquakes, movie stars, television studios, music, world-class food, beaches, mountains, traffic jams, museums, theme parks, and the most beautiful Redditors of all time. This is LA!
364K members.
Created: 08/14/2014
A subreddit for the City Builder game developed by Colossal Order, Cities: Skylines.
47K members.
Created: 03/24/2018
A subreddit centered on the phenomenon of mass murder and the perpetrators who commit them; their motivations, their crimes, and the psychology of these individuals. This subreddit is not meant to glorify mass killers, but rather to discuss and attempt to understand their behavior. A mass killer is defined as one person who kills 3 or more individuals arbitrarily in a contained population at a single point in time. This includes mass shooters, bombers, terrorists, and family annihilators.
795 members.
Created: 10/31/2011
*Unofficial* subreddit for Santa Monica College students – past, present, and future!
266 members.
Created: 05/02/2012
KCRW, a community service of Santa Monica College, is Southern California’s leading National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate, featuring an eclectic mix of music, news and arts programming.
668 members.
Created: 02/19/2013
A subreddit for all things bikeshare related, articles, experiences, photos, user reviews and how-to’s.
An approximation of whether tweets talking about Santa Monica College are, on average, positive or negative.
Loading tweets…
Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Santa Monica College’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Santa Monica College within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Santa Monica College are, on average, positive or negative.
Loading tweets…
Sentiment for tweets from an area 0.5mi around Santa Monica College. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Santa Monica College within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
Leave a Review