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For high school students applying to enter SMC as freshmen, you’ll need to take these three steps:

  1. Complete and submit our online application.
  2. Send your SAT/ACT scores to our Admissions Office.
  3. Request your high school transcripts to be sent from your school’s Guidance Office to our Admissions Office.

Transfer Students

If you wish to transfer to SMC from another college or university, you’ll need to take these three steps:

  1. Complete and submit our online application.
  2. Request official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended and submit them to our Admissions Office.
  3. If you have taken less than 16 credit hours at another institution, submit your high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores.

Online Criminal Justice Degree Students

Online students will provide different documents to SMC based on their status (traditional college student, adult learner, military personnel). Everyone starts by filling out the application below. 

After you submit the application, your Admissions Representative will be in touch with the next steps.

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Suggested Transfer Application Deadline ( Open until capacity is met!)
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SMC welcomes students from across the state, nation and globe. We’ve made it simple to find out the exact steps you need to take, based on the type of applicant you are. You are welcome to complete the application process on your own or to work with one of our Admissions Counselors.

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