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Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, United States
Very Good 4.7
School 5.0
Course 5.0
Free time activities 4.0
James D S.
Very professional and straight to the point. Definitely coming back next renewal.

Santa Monica College—a diverse and dynamic community of individuals from around the world—is committed to promoting global citizenship among its students, faculty, staff, and community.

Santa Monica College – a two-year community college accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges – opened in 1929 with just 153 students. It has now grown to a thriving campus with approximately 34,000 students and offerings in more than 80 fields of study.

We have an impressive academic record. We are the leader among the state's 112 community colleges in transferring students to the University of California, University of Southern California and other four-year campuses.

We also pride ourselves on preparing students for careers of the 21st century – in such fields as nursing and health care, solar technology and other “green” careers, entertainment technology, computer technology, early childhood education, business, graphic design and other occupations.

Santa Monica College is one of the most affordable institutions of higher education in the world. And we have an active Financial Aid office that will help you get the funds you need to pay for your college education.

Happy SMC graduating students

Set on a 38-acre main campus less than two miles from the beach and several nearby satellite campuses, Santa Monica College has everything today's student needs to succeed – computer labs, athletic facilities, performing and visual arts spaces, and active student clubs. Our state-of-the-art facilities have won numerous architectural and sustainability awards, as has our beautiful Quad with fountains, palm trees and benches. Our award-winning faculty works closely with students to ensure their success, and we have numerous student services to help students meet their goals.

Our academic excellence and prime location in a vibrant urban area attracts students from all over the world. Santa Monica College boasts one of the largest international student populations of any community college in the nation, with approximately 3,300 from more than 100 countries.

Courses

Intensive English Program TOP CHOICE
From 18 years old 15 students per class 1 lesson — 45 minutes
Course starts every Monday and is for all language levels
6 November—2 March

Intensive English course is intended for F-1 international students who do not meet the minimum TOEFL or alternative proof of English proficiency to be admitted as an academic program F-1 international student. This intensive, multi-skills course is designed for beginners who are literate in one language and interested in learning English for basic communication and ultimately for success in college ESL classes.

The course provides an introduction to the basic structures of the English language and focuses on the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills necessary for living and studying in the US. The Intensive English Courses meet 20 contact hours per week. During the fall and spring semester, classes meet 4 hours per day Monday – Friday. Students are assigned to either the morning or the afternoon session. Please note that during the winter or summer session, the schedule may be altered to take place Monday-Thursday for 20 contact hours per week but participants will be notified of this schedule prior to the start of the session.

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Flight is not included. We recommend you to book your flight only after you get a visa to your destination country or make sure that you don't need one. Ticket price is for your information only.
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Norway
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4.7
very good

Great learning Environment. Very professional and straight to the point. Definitely coming back next renewal.

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Address
1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Average age: 22
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