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Santa Monica College

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Tuition & Fees $9,090
($1,146)
Student Population 25,948
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,186
Graduation Rate 31 %
Students:Faculty 30

Academic Overview

Santa Monica College is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Santa Monica, California. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The 2022 tuition & fees are $1,146 for California residents and $9,090 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 25,948 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Santa Monica College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Santa Monica College are $1,146 for California residents and $9,090 for non-residents.
Santa Monica College 2022 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$1,146$9,090
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at SMC. The average received amount of financial aid is $3,186 and 53% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 25,948 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Santa Monica College is 31 %
Graduation Rate
31%
Transfer-out Rate for Santa Monica College is 18 %
Transfer-out Rate
18%
Student Population for Santa Monica College is 25,948
Student Population
25,948
Student to Faculty Ratio for Santa Monica College is 30 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
30 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,186 at Santa Monica College.
Financial Aid Amount
$3,186

Offered Degrees

SMC offers 127 major programs through online and on-site education where 10 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate275
One but less than two years certificate375
Associate's Degree620
Bachelor's Degree10

Special Learning Opportunities

Santa Monica College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Santa Monica College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges