United States, California

Santa Monica College was founded in 1929 as a public community college in Santa Monica, California. The college provides an intellectual academic environment to the aspirants making them live, learn, and support them to achieve their career goals. The Santa Monica College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the U.S. Department of Education. At Santa Monica College, the academic section provides associate, bachelors, transfer, certificate, online, and community programs to pick and build a career alongside the professional faculties and administrative staff. Students also have ample internship opportunities to get hands-on corporate experience to kick start their career from the tech and media companies around the college campus.

Campus Life

A dynamic campus life of Santa Monica College will let the students explore the advanced collaborative spaces and a competitive edge. This academic institute provides safe and intellectual learning from inside and outside the classroom life. The Santa Monica College campus nurtures initiatives from the students' side to join the community and inculcate the prospects of growth and leadership during the academic stay. Several distinctive residential buildings house students category wise eventually making a more vibrant campus community and make the campus even more diverse. The campus also houses a separate Counseling department for all the students to get relevant acknowledgement about the prospects of career and higher education opportunities. Student Learning Objectives is the main focus of the campus life that even blends social mobility on a significant note.

Noted Alumni

The Official of Alumni Relations at the Santa Monica College provides every aspect required to reunite the alumni across the globe serving their respective communities. Some of the prominent aspects of the Santa Monica College Alumni Association is the alumni strength, career services, counseling & assistance, innovative prospects, and professional network building worldwide. As the campus alumni relations is an official and voluntary body, it unites alumni through various methodologies like ‘Your Presence Matters’.  With respect to it, there are alumni-student meetings and seminars, homecoming events, and alumni weekend organized to enhance the engagement of alumni and Santa Monica College. Notable alumni graduates of Santa Monica College are Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Dean, Inonge Wina, Dustin Hoffman, Sean Penn, Mahira Khan, and Kenan Thompson.