Santa Monica College

2023 Tuition & Fees $9,094
Student Population 23,408
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,113
Graduation Rate 32 %
Students:Faculty 27 : 1

Academic Overview

Santa Monica College is a public, four-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 2023 tuition & fees is $1,149 for California residents and $9,094 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 23,408 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, SMC's tuition & fees is $1,149 for California residents and $9,094 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at SMC.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,113 and 53% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 23,408 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Santa Monica College is 32 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Santa Monica College is 17 %
Transfer-out Rate
Student Population for Santa Monica College is 23,408
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Santa Monica College is 27 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
27 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,113 at Santa Monica College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
Online Applicationwww.smc.edu/EnrollmentDevelopment/Admissions/Pages/Apply-Online.aspx
Financial Aidwww.smc.edu/EnrollmentDevelopment/FinAid/Pages/default.aspx
Net Price Calculatorhttps://misweb.cccco.edu/npc/781/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.smc.edu/StudentServices/VeteransResourceCenter/Pages/default.aspx
Disability Servicewww.smc.edu/StudentServices/DisabilityResources/Pages/default.aspx

Offered Degrees

SMC offers 137 major programs through online and on-site education where 25 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 1 Year Certificate336
1-2 Years Certificate388

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
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