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Admissions Requirements and FAQs

Requirements and FAQs

SMC was founded on the principle of knowledge for all. We are proud to be an open-access institution, accepting nearly all students who meet admissions requirements.

Admission Requirements

  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Minimum SAT/ACT: None/Not Required
  • Minimum GPA: None

For dual-enrollment requirements, click here.

Application Requirements

Application Fee: Free/None

Essay: Not Required

Letters of Recommendation: Not Required

Application Deadline

Application Deadline: None, but apply early for your best chance at scholarships and to give yourself plenty of time to complete the admissions process

Frequently Asked Questions