Welcome to Santa Monica College Foundation
Optimism Lives Here!
#1 Transfer College: SMC transfers more students to UCLA, USC, the UC system and Loyola Marymount University than any other California community college.
World-class Faculty: According to Rolling Stone magazine, SMC faculty “are hired based almost solely on their effectiveness in the classroom.”
Offers Top Professional Training Programs: students are entering high-paying jobs in nursing, computer technology, early childhood education, graphic design and many more after completing exceptional training programs.
State-of-the-Art Campus: With smart classrooms and modern facilities, as well as hundreds of classes offered online, SMC is able to offer exceptional classes to a wider audience.
The SMC Foundation provides student scholarships, faculty grants, and program support year round. In addition to financial support, the Foundation serves as a valuable resource to the dozens of academic and student programs across all campuses. We are committed to growing the number of grant and scholarship recipients each and every year.