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Santa Monica College|Enrollment Development|Admissions|Parents


Parents have an important role in the college admission process, and it's not just in writing the checks for the application fees or the housing deposits!


This is a critical bonding time with you and your child. No one knows your child better than you, so you'll know how much you need to push or reassure your child.

  • Many students need space to explore.
  • Others need lots of reminders.
  • Others need steady encouragement.

The trick for you is to find the balance.

We hope this information helps you and your child in the transition to Santa Monica College! 

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Residency Out of state students may be eligible for resident tuition with appropriate documentation after 1 year and 1 day (prior to the start of a term).

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