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  • Qualifications & Requirements

    If students are interested in the English Academy, they must meet the following requirements:

    • Have no previous college experience

    • Scored between 160-189 on SMC's English Assessment

    • Apply to First Year Experience (FYE)

    • Attend a First Year Experience (FYE) Orientation

    • Be available to participate the entire two weeks the English Academy takes place (July 28-August 11)

    Application Process

    The application period for First Year Experience 2017-2018 is closed. ​​For more information, please contact the Welcome Center at 310.434.8101 or at FYE@smc.edu.