College

University of California System

  • 9 schools make up the UC System. In order to be eligible to apply to any UC Campus, you must meet A-G Requirements and the GPA Requirement. Additionally, you must take the SAT or ACT (testing changes due to COVID-19).

  • If you are looking to attend a UC, please contact your counselor to plan and or see if you are eligible to apply.

  • To access the UC application, please Click Here!

California State University System

  • 23 schools make up the CSU system. In order to be eligible to apply to any CSU campus, you must meet A-G Requirements and the GPA Requirement. Additionally, you must take the SAT or ACT (testing changes due to COVID-19).

  • If you are looking to attend a CSU, please contact your counselor to plan and or see if you are eligible to apply..

  • To access the CSU application, please Click Here!

Private & Out of State Universities

  • If you are planning to attend an out of state or private university, it is important that you research their admission requirements.

  • Admission requirements will vary for out of state and private universities.

  • Please contact your counselor to plan and or see if you are eligible to apply to the university you are interested in.

  • Common App is used by around 900 colleges and universities for application purposes. Make sure you visit your college or university's website to see how you should apply.

California Community Colleges

  • California has 116 Community College campuses throughout the state. In our area, most students will attend schools in the Los Rios Community College District: American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake, Sacramento City, or Sierra College.

  • Most students will attend Community College and transfer to a 4-year institution, but Community College also offers a wide variety of Career Technical Education (CTE) courses and Training Certificates. Career Education (Los Rios) & CTE (Sierra College).

  • A big reason students attend community college is for financial reasons. Attending a community college the first two years will cost you much less than a four year college. Now with the two years free promise, tuition will cost you nothing! To learn more about this opportunity, please Click Here!