University Bridge @ Santa Monica College (SMC) is located in the beautiful city of Santa Monica – a top worldwide destination for students. Close to downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, and a stone’s throw away from the world-famous Santa Monica Beach and Third Street Promenade, the college is located in one of the most desirable areas in the United States.
Founded in 1929, Santa Monica College is one of the premier community colleges in the nation. It operates five satellite campuses and enrolls over 30,000 students in more than 90 fields of study. SMC has transferred more students to the University of California campuses than any other college in the country—for 28 years straight. It also ranks number one in transfers to UCLA, USC, and Loyola Marymount University, and is #2 in transfers to Columbia University.