Admissions & Aid

I am a High School Student


Welcome High School Students!

Santa Monica College is the #1 college in transfers to the UC and CSU system combined in the state of California. Santa Monica College offers some of the best programs in helping you take the steps towards your success and making changes in your life and around the world.

We strongly encourage you to come on campus to schedule a tour and meet with a counselor. We are here to assist you in making your transition to Santa Monica College an easy one. Please contact the SMC Office of Outreach & Recruitment or to reach an Outreach Counselor directly please click here.

The links and information below will assist you in getting started:

Steps in becoming an SMC student

  1. Apply to SMC
  2. Complete an on-line student orientation
  3. Take the Placement Exam
  4. Meet with an SMC Outreach Counselor
  5. Enroll in your classes
  6. Pay your fees

"NEW" - Step by Step Instructions on "How To Enroll" in your classes - Use your arrow key to see the slide show...

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