|Location||United States, California|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||$8,040.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applicants with TOEFL score of 500+ or the equivalent will be given preference.
Financial Statement: Sponsor’s Official Bank Statement to demonstrate applicant can meet SMC’s estimated tuition and living expenses. Further financial information may be required.
Copy of Passport: A copy of your passport information and expiration page
Transcript: Records from last school attended. If the school was a college, university or high school within the US, official transcripts must be sent directly from the awarding institution to the International Education Center at SMC. US transcripts must show a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Note: All submitted documentation becomes the property of SMC International Education Center and cannot be returned.
Application Fee: The fee to apply is $75.00 USD and is non-refundable
Proof of English: SMC ISC English Proficiency – NOT required for admission to Intensive English Program. Applicants with TOEFL score of 500+ or the equivalent will be given preference.
Essay: Write a personal essay (must be at least 500 words) explaining your reason(s) for applying to Santa Monica College. Be sure to include the following information in your personal statement: What major do you want to study? Do you wish to earn an associate’s degree and/or transfer to a university? If you wish to transfer, which institution(s) do you intend to apply to for transfer? – NOT required for admission to Intensive English Program.
Age Requirement: All students must be 18 years old at the time of initial attendance