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Summer 2021 New Student Applicants


Here is why you should apply for Summer/Fall 2021 Semester:

  • During the summer 2021 semester, Santa Monica College will offer hybrid course options to new students
  • New international students who enroll in a hybrid course, will be issued an I-20 and will be eligible to apply for an F-1 Visa and enter the United States. 
  • Take advantage of our hybrid courses.  You will be able to apply for an F-1 Visa and enter the U.S. to study in both online and hybrid courses.
  • SMC's world-renowned faculty and administrators are preparing your online and remote learning experience for summer 2021.
  • Santa Monica College will offer a full catalogue of online and remote course options for the summer 2021 semester.
  • You will be able to save time and money while taking courses from the comfort of your own home.
  • You will be ahead of your peers who are waiting on the sidelines for this crisis to end.
  • If you are applying from your home country, once the social distancing restrictions end, you will be able to enter the U.S. and continue your education.
  • If you are a transfer student, you can enroll in as many online courses as you wish and maintain your F-1 Visa status.
  • Don't wait. Get started towards achieving your educational goals now. Click Below to apply​

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