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High School Concurrent Enrollment


Free classes




Welcome to the Santa Monica College High School Concurrent Enrollment Program.

As you consider your choices, here is why SMC is a great choice for you!

  • Classes are free to California high school students.
  • SMC has an excellent academic reputation.
  • SMC is #1 in transfers to the University of California, UCLA, USC, Loyola Marymount, and Ivy League-Columbia University (west of the Mississippi​).
  • We offer thousands of courses every term to help you earn high school and college credit toward a degree, certificate and/or transfer.​

Application Review Process

Applications are processed in the order received. Applications are reviewed within 3-5 business days after receipt, during regular business hours. Due to volume and staffing, late applications do not receive​ priority review.

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Submit Your Application

  • To serve you better, email your application and transcript as a single PDF file to
  • If you previously took a class at SMC, you only need to submit the HSCE application. You do not need to reapply to SMC.​


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