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Santa Monica College
  • 2 Year
  • SANTA MONICA, CA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Safety
    grade B+
  5. Student Life
    grade A+
  6. Location
    grade A+

editorial

SMC is an above-average public college located in Santa Monica, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a big institution with an enrollment of 10,005 undergraduate students. The SMC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Child Care Provider, and Natural Sciences. Graduating 31% of students, SMC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,500.

About

1900 PICO BLVD
SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
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Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$6,625 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,533 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
66%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 224 responses
37%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 235 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 235 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    32%
  • On Campus
    55%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,005 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
15,943
Undergrads Over 25
31%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
0%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Motivated
    50%
  • Outgoing
    38%
  • Stressed
    19%
  • Ok
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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