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Why SMC is your best choice

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Programs to help you succeed

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Black Collegians Program

The Black Collegians Program/Umoja Community at SMC is designed to assist students of African descent in transferring to four-year universities and obtaining their Associate degree.


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Financial Aid & Scholarships

SMC offers a variety of scholarships and financial aid, no matter what age you are, to help you attain your educational goals.


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Getting to SMC

SMC offers a ton of different transportation options aimed at helping you get to campus safely and on time.


SMC By the Numbers


Cost per unit


Degrees and Certificates


in Transfers of African American

and Latinx Students to the UC


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Liberal Arts

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Explore programs in Communications Studies, Journalism, Film, and Media.


We also offer free programs to start new careers in a variety of areas in our noncredit program.


I got a second chance to find a career that I 
truly love...There’s so much support from the staff, 
so much support from the professors.

Adrienne / SMC Alumna