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SMC caters to many different types of students. Below you will find information based on what type of student you are. Follow the link to find out what you need, and what it takes to become a student at Santa Monica College.
If you are currently a High School Student in California, follow the link below to follow the steps to becoming a student at SMC.
CA High School Students. >>
If you are currently a High School student not residing in California, follow the link below to learn how you can become a student at SMC.
Out of State Students. >>
If you have already taken college classes at another institution, what you need to know to become a student by following this link.
College/Transfer Students. >>
Find information to help you and your student on becoming an SMC student.
Find out what SMC is doing so you will be able to better serve your students.