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Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA 2-Year Public
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Santa Monica College Academics

There is no accelarated degree program at Santa Monica College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Santa Monica College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Santa Monica College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Santa Monica College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Santa Monica College?

Santa Monica College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Santa Monica College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Santa Monica College

When choosing a major, Santa Monica College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Santa Monica College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Double Majoring at Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.


Frequently Asked Questions About Santa Monica College


Does Santa Monica College Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Santa Monica College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Santa Monica College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Santa Monica College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Santa Monica College Offer AP Credit?

✅ Santa Monica College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Santa Monica College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Santa Monica College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Santa Monica College Require Internships?

❌ Students at Santa Monica College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Santa Monica College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.


Additional Information About Santa Monica College


Santa Monica College Library

The main library on campus is the Santa Monica College Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Santa Monica College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Santa Monica College, contact the university directly.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Santa Monica College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Santa Monica College has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Santa Monica College include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

25,948

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,144

Out-of-State

$8,920

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 30
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