OUR UNRIVALED AFFORDABILITY
Santa Monica College offers quality education for an unbeatable price.
Cost of Tuition
SMC’s affordability ensures that students can explore possibilities and hone their abilities in media and design fields without burdening themselves with debt.
SMC offers financial aid in Grants, Loans, and Work Study to a broad range of students. Apply to see how much aid you qualify for.
JUMP START YOUR EDUCATION!
Get started on your new career!
Enroll at Santa Monica College to begin taking classes at the Center for Media and Design.
MEET OUR AWESOME FACULTY
They make SMC a fantastic place to be!
My approach to teaching filmmaking is the same as learning a language: we start with words (shots), grammar (mise-en-scène), and eventually we communicate ideas in a way that affects people (films). Learn more about Salvador Carrasco from this recent interview.
THE NEW SMC BACHELOR'S PROGRAM IN INTERACTION DESIGN
The Interaction Design (IxD) Bachelor of Science degree program of Science degree program blends the fields of design, user experience (UX), and technology. There is strong demand for UX/interaction designers in today’s high technology industries. This California accredited four-year baccalaureate program will provide you with the skills necessary to enter this exciting field.
THE CENTER FOR
MEDIA AND DESIGN
Santa Monica College’s Brand New Campus!
Located in the heart of the area known as Silicon Beach— home to major media firms and some 500 technological startups—the new Center for Media and Design at Santa Monica College will unite all SMC programs focused on media content development and design.
LOCATION AND CONTACT
1660 Stewart St,
Santa Monica, CA
(310) 434 – 4000
PARKING AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
The CMD has a parking lot as well as nearby Big Blue Bus, Metro, and Expo Line stops. More transportation information coming soon!
The CMD campus houses high tech classrooms, a computer lab, production suites with broadcast booths, a radio broadcast suite, a cafe, collaborative spaces, and a gorgeous 180-seat auditorium.