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Early Academic Outreach Program. 4 Systems of Higher Education. Tiana Otubuah CFEP Program Coordinator tlynch@uci.edu. California Community Colleges (CCC) California State University (CSU) University of California (UC) Private and Independent Colleges.

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Early Academic Outreach Program

4Systems of

Higher Education

Tiana Otubuah

CFEP Program Coordinator

tlynch@uci.edu


California Community Colleges (CCC)

California State University (CSU)

University of California (UC)

Private and Independent Colleges

California Systems of Higher Education


112 two-year institutions

Prepares for

technical occupations

transfer to a 4-year college or university

Students usually work part-time

Mostly commuters

California Community Colleges


California Community Colleges

  • Programs/Curriculum

    • Career Jobs

    • Entry Majors

    • Transfer Classes

    • Degrees

      • Associate of Arts/Science

      • Vocational Certificates

  • Locations

    • Santa Ana College

    • Long Beach City College

  • Costs / Fees

    • $26 / unit

    • $1,200 - $1,600 / year

  • Requirements

    • No Subject Requirements

    • 18 years of age, or

    • High school diploma, or

    • High school equivalency (GED)


More than 70 colleges & universities

Vary in size, location, and programs

Offers opportunities for study in nearly every academic area

Boast smaller class sizes and great faculty/student interaction

Independent Colleges and Universities


Independent Colleges and Universities

  • Costs / Fees

    • ~ $5,000 - $52,000 / year (includes room and board)

      • USC-$52,000 / yr

      • Chapman-$43,000 / yr

  • Requirements

    • A-G requirements (check the individual school requirements)

    • SAT Reasoning Test or ACT (some schools may require SAT Subject Tests)

    • May require letters of recommendation.

  • 2 Year and 4 Year Programs

    • Various majors

    • Various academic programs

    • Degrees

      • Associates

      • Bachelors of Arts / Science

      • Masters

      • Doctorates

      • Professional

  • Locations

    • USC, Pepperdine, Otis,

    • Everest, University of Phoenix, FIDM, DeVry


23 four-year institutions

Offers liberal arts and science education preparation for a variety of professional careers

Admit upper one-third of California high school graduates

Many CCC students transfer to CSU

Students live at home, in dormitories, or apartments.

California State University


California State University

  • Costs / Fees

    • ~ $19,460 / year (includes room and board)

      • Tuition ~ $5131 / yr

  • Requirements

    • A-G requirements

    • 2.0 Minimum GPA

    • SAT Reasoning Test or ACT

  • 4 Year Programs

    • Various Majors

    • Pre-Professional Training

    • Degrees

      • Bachelors of Arts / Science

      • Masters

      • Teaching & other credentials

  • Academic Calendar

    • 17 on semester system

    • 6 on quarter system


10 campuses that offer a broad range of four-year programs

Admits top 12.5% of California high school students

Guaranteed on-campus housing in residence halls for freshmen

Possible to transfer as a junior after completing transferable CCC work

University of California


University of California

  • Costs / Fees

    • ~ $ 29,400 / year (includes room and board)

      • Tuition ~ $11,300/yr

  • Requirements

    • A-G Subject Requirements

    • 3.0 GPA Minimum

    • SAT Reasoning Test or ACT Plus Writing

    • 2 SAT Subject Tests Recommended (Class of 2012 and beyond)

  • 4 Year Programs

    • Various majors

    • Pre-Professional training

    • Degrees

      • Bachelors of Arts / Science

      • Masters

      • Doctorates

      • Professional

  • Academic Calendar

    • 9 on quarter system

    • 1 on semester system (Berkeley)


Minimally Eligible Applicant

Competitively Eligible Applicant

2years of History / Social Science

4 years of English

3 years Math (starting with Algebra)

2 years of Laboratory Science

2years of a Foreign Language

1 year of Visual / Performing Arts

1 year of College Prep Elective

3 years of History / Social Science

4years of English (AP / Honors)

4 years Math (starting with Algebra)

3 years of Laboratory Science

3-4years of a Foreign Language

1 year of Visual / Performing Arts

1 year of College Prep Elective

The UC Applicant

What’s the difference between an Applicant and a Competitive Applicant?


Where on the Web

College Searches

www.californiacolleges.edu

www.collegeboard.com/finding/

www.csumentor.com/Select www.petersons.com

www.collegeboard.com

SAT info.

www.actstudent.org

ACT info.

UC Application

www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply

High School

Course Lists

www.ucop.edu/doorways

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

Financial Aid /

Scholarships


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