Santa Monica College First in Nation to Offer Popular Classes at Higher Fees

The two-year college in Santa Monica is believed to be the first in the nation to offer the plan.

By Jorge Rivas Mar 14, 2012

Santa Monica College (SMC) a two-year college located in Santa Monica, California, is believed to the first public institution to offer in-demand classes at higher tuition rates, according to the LA Times.

The plan approved this week by the governing board, SMC could charge $200 per unit for popular classes like English and math, according to the LA Times. Currently, fees are $36 per unit, set by the Legislature for California community college students.