California State University
University of California
Students must meet minimum UC requirements in order to be eligibile for admissions.
Private Colleges and Universities
Private colleges and universities typically require an application, essays, test score reports, teacher recommendations, secondary school and/or mid-year reports, and possibly more. Since requirements may vary, please visit the school's website for more detailed information.
- Common Application - a uniform college application used to make the process much easier without having to complete individual college application forms
- Common App Schools - check the website to see the colleges that accept the Common Application
- Common Application Requirements Grid Sheet - updated 2016
- www.aiccu.edu - Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)
- The Guide - AICCU handbook
- Western Undergraduate Exchange Program - a program in which students who are residents of WICHE states may enroll at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state at a reduced tuition rate.
Essays and Interviews
Supplements (forms, portfolios, auditions, etc.)
Some college and programs may require students to include supplemental information in addition to the application forms.