College Entrance Requirements

 
California Community Colleges (Two-Year Associate Degrees, Vocational/Certificate Programs, Transfer Opportunities)

Admission requirements:
1. Earn a high school diploma, or
2. Be eighteen years of age, or
3. Pass the California High School Proficiency Examination.
Placement tests are required in Math and English.

California State University System (Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs)

Admission requirements:
1. Complete the “A-G” subject requirements with ‘C’ grades or higher.
2. Attain a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the approved “a-g” subjects.
3. Meet the eligibility index, which includes SAT Reasoning or ACT exam scores.

University of California System (Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs)

Admission requirements:
1. Complete the “A-G” subject requirements with ‘C’ grades or higher.
2. Attain a minimum 3.0 grade point average in the approved “a-g” subjects.
3. Meet the eligibility index, which includes SAT Reasoning or ACT Plus Writing exam scores and two SAT Subject Test scores.

UC/CSU Subject Requirements (A-G requirements)
a. History/Social Science 2 Years Required
b. English 4 Years Required
c. Mathematics 3 Years Required / 4 Years Recommended
Including Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2
d. Laboratory Science 2 Years Required / 3 Years Recommended
Chosen from Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
e. Language other than English 2 Years Required / 3 Years Recommended
Must be the same language
f. Visual & Performing Arts 1 Year Required
g. College Preparatory Elective 1 Year Required
Chosen from approved UC “a-g” course list


Private Colleges and Universities (Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs)

Students meeting the U.C. admission requirements generally will meet the admission requirements of many California and out-of-state private colleges and universities. Refer to the specific institution’s website and/or catalog for further details.
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