California Colleges

  • California Colleges

     

    California State University (CSU)

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    • 23 Undergraduate Campuses
    • Apply October 1st to November 30
    • 2.0 minimum GPA required to apply
    • $55 application fee per campus → If you meet the income requirement, the application will automatically waive the fees for 4 schools.
    • SAT + essay or ACT + writing needs to be taken by December of your senior year.
    • A-G requirements must be completed in order to apply

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    University of California (UC)

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    • 9 undergraduate and 1 graduate campus
    • Apply online November 1st - November 30th
    • 3.0 minimum GPA required to apply
    • Application fee is $70 for each campus → If you meet the income requirement, the application will automatically waive the fees for 4 schools.
    • SAT + essay or ACT + writing scores required
      • Some majors for some schools also recommend an SAT subject test
    • 4 out of 8 Personal Insight Questions
    • A-G requirements must be completed to apply

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    Private Schools in California

    • Find application via the school's website, many school use the common app
    • Over 100 different private colleges/universities in California
    • Although private schools tend to be more expensive, oftentimes they offer more financial aid. So don't completely rule them out until you get your student aid offers.
    • Application deadlines vary widely, check each school
    • Application fee's vary, check each school
    • Application requirements vary widely, check each school
      • Most will require the SAT or ACT and completion of the A-G requirements
      • May require Personal statement
      • May require letters of recommendation

    Independent Colleges and Universities  

     

    California Community Colleges

     

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