DIFFERENT EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS AND OPTIONS. Degrees Diploma High School– 4 years Community College – 2 years (Optional) Associate’s Degree University –4.
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Community College (CCC) 109 Community Colleges in CA Prepares students to transfer to a 4 year institution Associate’s degree To enroll, students have to be 18 + or have a High School Diploma
23 California State Universities B.A./B.S. and Master’s degrees Accepts high school Seniors and Community College transfers Provides broad liberal education and prepares students for professional goals California State University (CSU)
10 University of California Campuses-Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco (Medical and Graduate School Only), Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz B.A./B.S., J.D., M.D. and only public system in California that can grant the Ph.D Accepts High School Seniors and Community College Transfers Mission of the UC: Research & Teaching Professional Schools-Law, Medicine, Education, Engineering, Journalism, Social Welfare University of California (UC)
77 Private Universities/Colleges in CA Vary in size, prestige, and cost Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate’s, and Professional degrees Accepts high school graduates and Community College Transfers Professional Schools-Law, Medicine, Education, Engineering, Journalism, Social Welfare Private Universities/Colleges
UC Entrance Requirements Subject Requirements ( A-G courses) Examination Requirement ( SAT Reasoning Test or ACT and SAT Subject Tests) G.P.A. Requirement
Minimum UC Subject Requirements (A-G Courses) (a) History/Social Science - 2 years required (b) English - 4 years required (c) Math - 3 years required, 4 recommended (d) Laboratory Science - 2 years required, 3 recommended (e) Language Other than English - 2 years required of the same language, 3 recommended (f) Visual Arts - 1 year required (g) Elective - 1 year required of college prep elective
College Entrance Tests SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT 2 SAT Subject Tests Students must take all required tests to be considered eligible for admission. Students who do not take all the tests are not considered eligible.
G.P.A Requirement Necessary grades and test scores changeover time, but usually need: *A 3.45 (B+) GPA in the A-G courses or *If GPA is less than 3.45 but greater than 3.0, then student can meet eligibility requirement by getting required scores on SAT or ACT AND SAT Subject Tests or *Top 4% of senior class in high school UC gives “bonus” points for grades earned in honors or Advanced Placement courses
Not Required, but Recommended UC looks for “well-rounded” students too! Participation in outside activities: –Sports –Student government –Music, Drama, Visual Arts –Community/Volunteer service –Part-time jobs