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Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
310 434 4209
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SMC is the No. 1 transfer institution to the
University of California, UCLA, USC and Loyola Marymount University. It
also transfers students to such nationally renowned institutions as
Brown, Georgetown, Juilliard and Stanford.
The college's Academy of Entertainment &
Technology, a groundbreaking program to train students in digital
animation and new media, opened in fall 1997.
SMC's KCRW (89.9 FM) is the award winning and
eclectic public radio station that serves as the flagship for National
SMC's Scholars Program for honors students
guarantees priority admission to UCLA and other four-year campuses.
SMC's Dale Ride Internship Program has placed
dozens of students in White House, congressional and other summer
internships in Washington, D.C.
SMC's Emeritus College for older adults,
which offers a wide variety of free classes, is one of the largest
programs of its kind in the nation.
The college's Office of Workforce & Economic
Development provides customized workforce training, job placement,
business consultation and other services to the Los Angeles area public
and private sectors.
Voters in the Santa Monica Community College
District passed bond measures totaling $590 million in
2002, 2004 and 2008.
SMC has one of the largest international student
populations of any community college in the nation, with approximately
3,000 from more than 100 nations.
CONTACT: Bruce Smith, Public Information Officer
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