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High School Concurrent Enrollment

If you are currently in high school and want to get ahead on your college career, enroll at SMC!

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Welcome!

The High School Concurrent Enrollment program at Santa Monica College allows eligible students to get a "taste" of college by enrolling in college courses while attending high school and simultaneously earn college credit.

Students may select from hundreds of classes and may take these year-round! Best of all, tuition is free for California residents physically attending school in California.

Requirements for Admission 

  • Be at least 13 years of age 
  • Completed the 8th grade  
  • Must have approval from parent, school counselor, and principal (for summer classes)
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Why Enroll?

  • Take courses not offered in high school
  • Take challenging advanced courses
  • Experience personal growth in decision-making and responsibility while developing their future educational plans
  • Save on free college tuition
  • Experience the diversity of college, in the characteristics, ideas and abilities of fellow students and instructors
  • Become SMC's next youngest graduate
  • Enter university with advance standing

Apply

Get a headstart today by submitting an application for admission and for the HSCE program!  Click below for a list of all steps leading to enrollment.

Apply Today!

Summer Experience at SMC

Summer Experience at SMC
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We also offer a Summer Experience for High School Students! SMC's Summer Experience can help rising 9th–12th-grade students start their pathway to success in college and beyond! Take a course from a variety of amazing SMC summer offerings for FREE!

Term and Application Dates

Term

TERM DATES

SUBMIT H.S. Concurrent Enrollment APPLICATION STARTING

APPLICATION DEADLINE

SPRING 2022

February 14, 2022 - June 14, 2022

October 19, 2021

April 29, 2022 

SUMMER 2022

June 20, 2022 - August 12, 2022

March 28, 2022

July 1, 2022 

FALL 2022

August 29, 2022 - December 20, 2022

April 11, 2022

November 4, 2022

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Contact

Help is provided online or by phone. Here is how you may contact us:

  • Join the Admissions & Records QLess line during normal office hours to speak to someone.
  • Email concurrentenrollment@smc.edu​ at any time. Allow 2-3 business days for someone to get back to you.

 

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