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Early Academic Outreach Program. 4 Systems of Higher Education. Tiana Otubuah CFEP Program Coordinator [email protected] California Community Colleges (CCC) California State University (CSU) University of California (UC) Private and Independent Colleges.

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4 systems of higher education

Early Academic Outreach Program

4Systems of

Higher Education

Tiana Otubuah

CFEP Program Coordinator

[email protected]


California systems of higher education

California Community Colleges (CCC)

California State University (CSU)

University of California (UC)

Private and Independent Colleges

California Systems of Higher Education


California community colleges

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 colleges1

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)


Independent colleges and universities

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 universities1

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


4 systems of higher education

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


4 systems of higher education

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


4 systems of higher education

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


4 systems of higher education

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)


4 systems of higher education

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

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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