Santa Monica College

Institution Details

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Santa Monica College

1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica
CA
90405-1628
School Setting City: Small: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 100,000.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
Superintendent/PresidentChui L. Tsang
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Not applicable

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 30,254
Number of Men 14,240
Number of Women 16,014
Percentage Women53%
Percentage Men47 %
Full-time Students 10603
Part-time Students 19651
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 72%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 31 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
In-state Tuition $1,104
Books and Supplies $1,656
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $36
Out of State Tuition $36
Application Fee $0
Estimated Total$2,832

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid5843
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 48%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$2,677
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 37%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,387
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 25%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,536
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $3,978
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1791
Biological and Physical Sciences148
Business Administration and Management, General120
Humanities/Humanistic Studies100
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General65
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse64
Child Care Provider/Assistant55
Graphic Design41
Interior Design40
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping40
Art/Art Studies, General25
Film/Cinema/Video Studies24
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant23
Radio and Television17
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects16

Degrees Awarded by Level

Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate1502
Associate's Degree1227

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

Institution’s internet website address http://www.smc.edu
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.