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International Education Center

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to Santa Monica College! Santa Monica College (SMC) is recognized as one of the best community colleges in California and the nation. SMC provides the first two years of American university education and more students transfer from the College to the University of California system, including UCLA, than from any other school. Large numbers also transfer to the California State University (CSU) system, and to the best public and private schools in California and throughout the U.S. The College offers an Intensive English Program (IEP) and more than 60 academic degree programs. SMC supports students with a variety of services from tutoring and academic counseling to a number of sports, activities and clubs. We look forward to your application to SMC; you'll be joining a global community of over 3,300 international students in sunny southern California!

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Application Deadlines​

Summer 2017
Out of country: April 15
In country: May 15​

Fall 2017
Out of country: June 15
In country: July 15​

International Education​

Hours of Operation: Spring 2017​
Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-12:30pm

Saturday & Sunday
and these holidays:

​Thursdsay, March 16, 2017
Institutional Flex Day 
Monday, April 10, 2017 
Cesar Chavez Day
Monday, May 29, 2017 
Memorial Day

International Education Counseling Center (IEC-C)​

Hours of Operation: Spring 2017
Monday- Thursday: 8:00am-3:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm


Saturdays, Sundays and these special days:​​

Faculty Flex day, Mar 3, 2017
Institutional Flex day, Mar 16, 2017 
Spring Break, Apr 10 to Apr 14, 2017
Memorial Day, Mon May 29, 2017


Contact Us​

International Education Center
1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: (310) 434-4217
Fax: (310) 434-3651

International Counseling
1734 Pearl St
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: (310) 434-4218
Fax: (310) 434-3632

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