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Santa Monica College

  • Santa Monica, CA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 52%48%
    student ratio
  • 30,000
    total students
  • $896 | $5,768
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 30
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Women's Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Programming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Personal and culinary services
    • Cosmetology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Special Education&-Early Childhood
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child Development
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dance
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Commercial Photography
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Office Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Selling Skills and Sales
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled30,000
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 30th August 30th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 30th August 30th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$896
    • Out-of-state tuition *$5,768
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students30,000
    • Male Student Percentage48%
    • Female Student Percentage52%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino37.31%
    • Black or African American9.2%
    • White or Caucasian25.7%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.22%
    • Asian10.83%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.28%
    • Two or more races3.85%
    • Unknown1.41%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students6% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Football No Division X No
    • Soccer No No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming No Division X No
    • Tennis No No No
    • Track No Division X No
    • Volleyball No Division X No
    • Water polo No Division X No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Football No No No
    • Soccer No Division X No
    • Softball No Division X No
    • Swimming No Division X No
    • Tennis No Division X No
    • Track No Division X No
    • Volleyball No Division X No
    • Water polo No Division X No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,303
    • Full-time Percentage24%
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

1900 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
United States



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