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Santa Monica College

Country

Santa Monica, USA

Overall Ranking

5981 in Webomatrics - World

Fees

Varies

Overview

  • Founded in 1929, Santa Monica College is a public community college in Santa Monica, California. This college was founded as a junior college; this institution accepts more than 30,000 students in more than 90 fields. 
  • The main campus is situated on Pico Boulevard. Besides, this college manages five satellite campuses across Santa Monica. In recent times, 2/3rd of students from this college are appointed part-time. This college's Arts Mentor Program offers sure Fine and Applied Arts students graduate-level training by skilled professionals in specialised fields. 
  • This college offers courses in 7 areas of interest: Business, Education, People and Society, Arts, Media and Entertainment, Culture, history and languages, Science, Engineering, Technology and Math. Apart from these, Santa Monica College offers associate degrees, bachelor of science courses, general education etc. 
  • This institution provides a wide range of occupational certificate programs involving fashion design and accounting and also offers logistics and supply and chain programs at AAS and certificate levels. The college is one of the few community colleges that possess a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy instrument for research purposes. The Accrediting Commission approves this college for Community and Junior Colleges. 
  • Besides, students can avail various student services which help them to achieve their academic goals. Some benefits include- tutoring, education planning, child care services, on-campus student employment etc. Special scholarships are available for eligible incoming students ranging from 250 USD to 2,000 USD.
About the University

Year of establishment

1929

University Website Link

https://www.smc.edu/

Also Known as

SMC

Total Students

27436

Total International Students

2851

Size of Campus

38 Acres

Santa Monica College Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

Webomatrics - World

5981

Webomatrics - National

996

Popular Courses Offered

Eligibility

English Proficiency Test Scores

 

Santa Monica College requires an English Proficiency score from international students from non-English speaking countries in order to guarantee a successful entrance. The minimal test scores needed at the time of application are listed below.

 

Test

Minimum score

TOEFL PBT

500

TOEFL iBT

45

TOEFL CBT

133

IELTS

5.5

PTE

39

ACT

24 or higher

SAT

560 or higher

 

Admission Process

Step 1: Apply to SMC

 

  • Before using the SMC programme, you must first create an account. Complete and submit your Santa Monica College entrance application after you've registered an account
  • International student applications take 4-6 weeks to process

 

Step 2: Fees for Application

To process your application, you must pay USD 75 a nonrefundable application fee.

 

Step 3: Documents to Submit

To your online application, upload all of the supporting documents indicated below:

  • Financial Statement
  • Copy of Passport
  • Transcripts
  • Application Fee
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Essay(must be at least 500 words)
  • Status Verification Form
  • Age Requirement

Accommodation

Off-Campus Accommodation

 

  • The typical monthly rent is from USD 500 to USD 700
  • There are studio, 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom, and communal apartments available
  • Each unit comes with a technology package that includes a DISH TV with a DVR and high-speed wifi internet
  • The homes are close to Milwaukee's public transportation system

 

Link for off-campus housing

 

 

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Is the Santa Monica College good for international students?

Santa Monica College has a total of 27436 students, including 2851 international students. Since international students constitute 9.9 % of international students of the total strength, the university is popular amongst foreign students.

Where is the Santa Monica College located?

Santa Monica College is located in Santa Monica, USA

What is the campus size of Santa Monica College?

Santa Monica College has a campus size of 38 Acres. This is bigger than the average university campuses in the city.

Does the Santa Monica College go by any other name?

Santa Monica College is also popularly known as SMC.

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