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Santa Monica College Tuition & Costs

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$14,352 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,104 tuition
$11,556 off campus room & board
$1,656 books
$36 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$19,224 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,976 tuition
$11,556 off campus room & board
$1,656 books
$36 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 21.6% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.90% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,573 47%
Federal Grant Aid $4,387 37%
Pell Grants $4,262 37%
Other Federal Grants $301 15%
Institution Grant Aid - 0%
State Grant Aid $1,170 45%
Student Loans $4,134 2%
Federal Loans $3,712 2%
Other Loans $9,300 0%

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Financial Aid Contact Info
1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
(310) 434-4000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $249


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • tank from Los Angeles, CA
  • Feb-03-2014 I am a current student here

    It quite expensive to go here because of the parking and transportation. So it depends where you live. But at least the bus of the big blue bus is free to ride.

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  • 5
  • Smc Student
  • Dec-18-2013 I am a current student here

    I love my school! The campus is beautiful. So many amazing art events. The teachers really care about providing an outstanding education.

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