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1 Four Systems of Higher Education

2 An Overview Community Colleges California State University University of California Independent Colleges & Universities

3 The California Community Colleges Required Entrance Exam- None required Cost- $26 per unit Number of Campuses- 110 Campuses throughout California Degrees Offered Associate degrees and vocational certificates

4 California State University Requirements: Complete A-G ACT or SAT I Eligibility Index of 2900 using SAT or 694 using ACT (GPA X 800) + SAT I total (GPA X 200) + (10 X ACT Composite) Application Process Apply Oct.1- Nov.30 $55 application fee, apply at: Degrees Offered Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees in Education (at some campuses) With Parents On-Campus Fees$2,990 Books and Supplies$1,200 Food and Housing$3,214$7,174 Transportation$1,116$1,000 Misc, Personal$2,300 Estimated Costs$10,820$14,664 CSU draws from the top 33% of CAs h.s. graduates Estimated Costs Take English Placement Test (EPT) and Entry Level math (ELM) unless exempt

5 The University of California Required Entrance Exams Complete A-G SAT Reasoning or ACT plus writing and SAT Subject exams Application process Apply Nov. 1- Nov.30 $55 application fee, apply at: Degrees Offered Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and Professional Degrees UC draws from the top 12.5% of CAs H.S. graduates Estimated Costs Fees$6,780 Books and Supplies$1,450 Health Insurance Allowance$670 Room and Board$10,880 Personal/ Transportation$2,370 Estimated Costs$22,150

6 Independent Colleges & Universities Requirements Use A-G requirements as a guideline SAT Reasoning or ACT (some schools may require SAT Subject Test) Always check with individual campuses for admission criteria Degrees Offered Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral, and Professional Degrees Over 75 independent colleges and universities in CA Average Estimated Costs Tuition and Fees$31,000 Books and Supplies$1,200 Room and Board$9,000 Estimated Costs$41,200 Application Process Most applications are available at: Deadlines vary, please check with individual campuses Some campuses recommend while others require: essaysessays letters of recommendationsletters of recommendations interviewsinterviews

7 SAUSD UNIVERSITY 30 credits – History/Social Science20-30 credits – History/Social Science 40 credits of English 30 credits of Math (including geometry)30 credits of Math algebra 1, geometry & algebra II 30 credits of Science 20 credits of Science 20 credits of Foreign Language 20–40 credits of Foreign Language same language same language 10 credits of Fine Arts 45 credits of high school electives 10 – 40 college prep electives 20 credits of Physical Education 5 credits of Health 5 credits of College Career Planning High School: A, B, C & D is passing. University: A, B & C only. abcdefgabcdefg

8 History / Social Science- 2 years World History / Cultures / World Civilizations US History Government / Civics (1 semester) 2.5 Years / Units Math: 3 Years, 4 Recommended Algebra or Geometry Geometry or Algebra 2 Algebra 2 or Pre-Calculus 3 Years / Units Language Other Than English: 2 Years 3 Recommended Spanish 1Spanish 2 2 Years / Units Laboratory Science: 2 Years, 3 Recommended BiologyChemistry 2 Years / Units Visual and Performing Arts: 1 Year- Same course Art 1 Year / Units College Preparatory Elective: 1 Year Economics (1 semester).5 Years / Units English: 4 Years 4 Years / Units College Preparatory Requirements 9 th Grade 10 th Grade 11 th Grade 12 th Grade Total Units The A-G Study Pattern A B C D E F G College Prep English 4 years completed with a C or better 15 Years/ Units Pre-Calculus or Calculus 4 Years / Units Physics 3 Years / Units Spanish 3 3 Years / Units 21 Years/ Units Earth Science 1.5 Years / Units

9 Systems at a Glance Student Fees / Tuition (subject to change) Degrees Offered Required Entrance Exam(s) Number of Campuses Average $31,000 per year Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral, and Professional Degrees Varies: (Check with College or University of your choice) More than 75 Independent Colleges and Universities Approximately $ 6,780 per year Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and, Professional Degrees ACT plus writing or SAT Reasoning and two SAT Subject Tests 10 University of California (UC) System $26 per unit Associate degrees and vocational certificates English and math Placement test prior to enrolling 109 California Community Colleges (CCC) Approximately $2,900 per year Bachelors, Masters, And limited Doctoral Degrees ACT or SAT Reasoning 23 California State University (CSU)

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