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1 4 Systems of Higher Education La Mirada High School

2 California Systems of Higher Education California Community Colleges (CCC) California Community Colleges (CCC) California State University (CSU) California State University (CSU) University of California (UC) University of California (UC) Private and Independent Colleges Private and Independent Colleges

3 California Community Colleges 112 two-year institutions 112 two-year institutions Prepares for Prepares for technical occupations technical occupations transfer to a 4-year college or university transfer to a 4-year college or university Students usually work part-time Students usually work part-time Mostly commuters Mostly commuters

4 California Community Colleges Programs/Curriculum Programs/Curriculum Career Jobs Career Jobs Entry Majors Entry Majors Transfer Classes Transfer Classes Degrees Degrees Associate of Arts/Science Associate of Arts/Science Vocational Certificates Vocational Certificates Locations Locations Cerritos College Cerritos College Cypress College Cypress College Costs / Fees Costs / Fees $26 / unit $26 / unit $1,200 - $1,600 / year $1,200 - $1,600 / year Requirements Requirements No Subject Requirements No Subject Requirements 18 years of age, or 18 years of age, or High school diploma, or High school diploma, or High school equivalency (GED) High school equivalency (GED)

5 Independent Colleges and Universities More than 70 colleges & universities More than 70 colleges & universities Vary in size, location, and programs Vary in size, location, and programs Offers opportunities for study in nearly every academic area Offers opportunities for study in nearly every academic area Boast smaller class sizes and great faculty/student interaction Boast smaller class sizes and great faculty/student interaction

6 2 Year and 4 Year Programs 2 Year and 4 Year Programs Various majors Various majors Various academic programs Various academic programs Degrees Degrees Associates Associates Bachelors of Arts / Science Bachelors of Arts / Science Masters Masters Doctorates Doctorates Professional Professional Locations Locations USC, Pepperdine, Otis, USC, Pepperdine, Otis, Everest, University of Phoenix, FIDM, DeVry Everest, University of Phoenix, FIDM, DeVry Costs / Fees Costs / Fees ~ $5,000 - $52,000 / year (includes room and board) ~ $5,000 - $52,000 / year (includes room and board) USC-$42,000 / yr USC-$42,000 / yr Chapman-$38,000 / yr Chapman-$38,000 / yr Requirements Requirements A-G requirements (check the individual school requirements) A-G requirements (check the individual school requirements) SAT Reasoning Test or ACT (some schools may require SAT Subject Tests) SAT Reasoning Test or ACT (some schools may require SAT Subject Tests) May require letters of recommendation. May require letters of recommendation. Independent Colleges and Universities Independent Colleges and Universities

7 23 four-year institutions 23 four-year institutions Offers liberal arts and science education preparation for a variety of professional careers Offers liberal arts and science education preparation for a variety of professional careers Admit upper one-third of California high school graduates Admit upper one-third of California high school graduates Many CCC students transfer to CSU Many CCC students transfer to CSU Students live at home, in dormitories, or apartments. Students live at home, in dormitories, or apartments. California State University

8 4 Year Programs 4 Year Programs Various Majors Various Majors Pre-Professional Training Pre-Professional Training Degrees Degrees Bachelors of Arts / Science Bachelors of Arts / Science Masters Masters Teaching & other credentials Teaching & other credentials Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 17 on semester system 17 on semester system 6 on quarter system 6 on quarter system Costs / Fees Costs / Fees ~ $19,460 / year (includes room and board) ~ $19,460 / year (includes room and board) Tuition ~ $6,000 / yr Tuition ~ $6,000 / yr Requirements Requirements A-G requirements A-G requirements 2.0 Minimum GPA 2.0 Minimum GPA SAT Reasoning Test or ACT SAT Reasoning Test or ACT California State University

9 10 campuses that offer a broad range of four-year programs 10 campuses that offer a broad range of four-year programs Admits top 12.5% of California high school students Admits top 12.5% of California high school students Guaranteed on-campus housing in residence halls for freshmen Guaranteed on-campus housing in residence halls for freshmen Possible to transfer as a junior after completing transferable CCC work Possible to transfer as a junior after completing transferable CCC work University of California

10 4 Year Programs 4 Year Programs Various majors Various majors Pre-Professional training Pre-Professional training Degrees Degrees Bachelors of Arts / Science Bachelors of Arts / Science Masters Masters Doctorates Doctorates Professional Professional Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 9 on quarter system 9 on quarter system 1 on semester system (Berkeley) 1 on semester system (Berkeley) Costs / Fees Costs / Fees ~ $ 29,400 / year (includes room and board) ~ $ 29,400 / year (includes room and board) Tuition ~ $12,600/yr Tuition ~ $12,600/yr Requirements Requirements A-G Subject Requirements A-G Subject Requirements 3.0 GPA Minimum 3.0 GPA Minimum SAT Reasoning Test or ACT Plus Writing SAT Reasoning Test or ACT Plus Writing 2 SAT Subject Tests Recommended (Class of 2012 and beyond) 2 SAT Subject Tests Recommended (Class of 2012 and beyond) Application Specifics Application Specifics Personal Statement Personal Statement Extracurricular/Awards/ Extracurricular/Awards/ Honors/Community service Honors/Community service No letters of recommendation No letters of recommendation University of California

11 The UC Applicant Whats the difference between an Applicant and a Competitive Applicant? 2 years of History / Social Science 4 years of English 3 years Math ( starting with Algebra ) 2 years of Laboratory Science 2 years of a Foreign Language 1 year of Visual / Performing Arts 1 year of College Prep Elective Minimally Eligible Applicant 3 years of History / Social Science 4 years of English (AP / Honors) 4 years Math ( starting with Algebra ) 3 years of Laboratory Science 3-4 years of a Foreign Language 1 year of Visual / Performing Arts 1 year of College Prep Elective Competitively Eligible Applicant

12 Where on the Web Financial Aid / Scholarships SAT info.www.collegeboard.com High School Course Lists www.ucop.edu/doorways www.actstudent.org ACT info. College Searches www.californiacolleges.eduwww.californiacolleges.edu www.collegeweeklive.com www.collegeboard.com/findingwww.collegeboard.com/finding www.cacareerzone.org www.csumentor.com/Select UC Application www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply www.finaid.orgwww.fastweb.com www.scholarships.comblackstudent.blacknews.com www.petersons.com/finaidwww.brokescholar.com www.hsf.netwww.chicanalatina.org www.wiredscholar.comwww.salliemaefund.org www.studentaidalliance.orgwww.apiasf.org CSU Applicationwww.csumentor.edu Common Applicationwww.commonapp.org www.cccapply.org Community College

13 College Searches & Career Exploration. College Searches www.collegeweeklive.com www.californiacolleges.edu www.collegeboard.com/finding www.cacareerzone.org www.csumentor.com/Select www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply www.cccapply.org Career Explorationwww.cacareerzone.org www.bls.gov/search/ooh.asp?ct=ooh

14 Tests for Colleges ACT: www.actstudent.org ACT: www.actstudent.orgwww.actstudent.org Recommendations Recommendations Take both the SAT & ACT plus writing Take both the SAT & ACT plus writing SAT subject tests are optional. Some private schools may require them. Check with the individual school of your interest. SAT subject tests are optional. Some private schools may require them. Check with the individual school of your interest. You are able to choose which colleges you want your scores to be sent to. You are able to choose which colleges you want your scores to be sent to. SAT: www.collegeboard.comwww.collegeboard.com

15 Sending Test Scores SAT &SAT Subject Test SAT &SAT Subject Test To send your SAT scores to all CSUs, use code: 3594 To send your SAT scores to all CSUs, use code: 3594 To send your SAT scores to multiple UCs, you only need to send it to one UC school. To send your SAT scores to multiple UCs, you only need to send it to one UC school. ACT Plus Writing To send your ACT scores to multiple CSUs you only need to send your scores to one CSU and then log on to csumentor.edu and release your scores through the ACT score manager. To send your ACT scores to multiple UCs you only need to send your scores to one UC school.

16 TEST DATES ACT TEST DATESSAT TEST DATES TEST DATE DEADLINETEST DATE DEADLINE APR 14, 2012 MAR 9, 2012MAR 10,2012 FEB 10,2012 JUN 9, 2012 MAY4, 2012MAY 5,2012 APR 6,2012 JUN 2,2012 MAY 8,2012

17 Transfer Admission Guarantee Program (TAG) Seven UC campuses offer guaranteed admission to California Community College students who meet specific requirements. By participating in (TAG) program, you can ensure your admission to specific campuses. UCLA and UC Berkeley do not participate in this program.

18 NCAA Clearinghouse Sign up for the NCAA clearing house if you plan to play sports in college. Send your SAT and ACT scores to the NCAA. CODE: 9999 www.ncaaclearinghouse.net

19 Resources Start visiting college campuses Check with your counselor to make sure you are fulfilling A-G requirements. Ms. Hernandez is available Monday, Wednesday & Friday


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