CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY APPLICATION DEADLINES BY CAMPUS:
|NOVEMBER 30||DECEMBER 15||Later Deadlines|
|Fresno State||CSU Bakersfield||Cal State East Bay (2/15/22)|
|Cal State Fullerton||CSU Channel Islands||Humboldt State (2/28/22)|
|Cal State Long Beach||Chico State||Cal Maritime (7/1/22)|
|Cal State LA||CSU Dominguez Hills||San Francisco State (12/30/21)|
|Cal Poly Pomona||CSU Monterey Bay|
|San Diego State||CSUN (Northridge)|
|San Jose State||Sacramento State|
|Cal Poly San Luis Obispo||CSU San Bernardino|
|CSU San Marcos|
APPLY TO COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Seniors, Get Assistance with your Los Rios Community College Application :
Cosumnes River College (Register for Application Workshop)
Sacramento City College (Register for Application Workshop
Folsom Lake College (How to Apply to FLC Video Tutorial)
American River College (View the American River College Application Workshop Video)
AFTER COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION and receiving your Los Rios ID #
Register for ONLINE ORIENTATION with your selected Los Rios College Campus :
Cosumnes River College "FYE - First Year Experience"
Sacramento City College "City Jam"
Folsom Lake College "Start Soaring"
American River College "Achieve at ARC"
- Save money in college by taking transferable/eligible college courses (advanced education tuition is free. However, students are responsible books and materials and small campus fee
- Understand the expectations of college-level courses earlier
- Test drive a career or interests before choosing a college major
- Begin or obtain a certification (ex. Aeronautics, Health Information Technology, Radio Production, etc.)
- Advance in a subject matter
- Learn how to read, write and speak in a native or new language
- Take a Human Career Development course to learn how to increase job skills
Who is eligible for the Advanced Education Program:
1. Students that complete the 10th grade OR are 16years old by the first day of college
2. Students who have at least a 2.7 unweighted, cumulative high school GPA
3. Students wishing to take courses that are not remedial (College course #1-99)
Make sure the classes you're taking can be transferred to the college you want to attend after you graduate high school.
Remember that these classes are on your permanent record, so make sure you are prepared to dedicate adequate time to studying and learning the material. If you're already overwhelmed with other obligations (sports, clubs, work, etc.), it might not be a good time to pursue college classes.
Are you Ready to Apply for Advanced Education?
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- Average Annual Cost - The Average Annual net price for federal financial aid recipients after aid from the school, state or federal government. For public schools, this is only calculated for In-State students.
- Graduation Rate - The graduation rate after six years for schools that award predominantly four-year degrees and after four years for all other schools. These rates are based on full-time students enrolled for the first time.
- Salary After Attending - The median earnings of former students who received federal financial aid at 10 years after entering the school.
Collegestats.org - information about public and private institutions in the US
www.californiacolleges.edu - Official source for college and career planning in California
BigFuture.Collegeboard.org - "Big Future" Collegeboard College Exploration
https://www2.calstate.edu/apply - California State University website
- Work hard for good grades.
- Enroll in challenging courses.
- Spend time preparing for the SAT or the ACT and SAT Subject Tests.
- Polish your writing skills.
- Establish relationships with teachers and advisors who can write strong letters of recommendation for you.
- Get involved in some activities, community service, or work experiences that will enable you to show your values, talents, and skills.
- Affiliation - Public or Private? Independent or Religion Affiliated?
- Size of the Student Body - Size will affect many of your opportunities and experiences, including: Range of academic majors offered, Extracurricular activities, Amount of personal attention you'll receive, When considering size, look beyond the raw number of students attending; a large school may offers some smaller departments or learning communities. Investigate not just the ratio of faculty to students, but how accessible faculty are.
- Location - Do you want to visit home frequently, or do you want to experience a new part of the country? Perhaps you want a city or urban location with access to museums, major league sports, or ethnic foods. Or maybe you prefer easy access to the outdoors or the culture of a small college town?
- Campus Life - Consider what life will be like beyond the classroom. Aim for a balance between academics, activities, and social life. Consider what extracurricular activities, athletics, and special interest groups are available? Does the community around the college offer interesting outlets for students and are students welcomed by the community? Think about the geographic, ethnic, racial and religious diversity of the students. How do fraternities and sororities influence campus life? How are dorms assigned? Is Housing guaranteed - and for how many years?
- Academic Programs - If you know what you want to study, research reputations of academic departments by talking to people in the fields that interest you. If you are undecided, relax and pick an academically balanced institution that offers a range of majors and programs.
- Athletic Programs - If you are an Athlete, which sports are offered and what Division?
- Accreditation - Accreditation is a voluntary process of review and self-regulation by members of an accrediting agency. Accreditation ensures that the instutution meets the basic standards of that particular Agency in their administrative procedures, physical facilities and the quality of their academic programs. There are many regional and national accrediting agencies with varying standards. Colleges accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education meet the basic standards for college-level study, their students can apply for Federal Financial Aid and/or federal education tax breaks, and the degree you will earn at the end of your studies will be recognized by future employers.
- Admission Requirements - Required Course work, Tests, GPA?
- Selectivity - How many students apply each year and how many are accepted? What are the average GPA and Test Scores for those accepted?
- Retention and Graduation Rates - Learn the percent of students who return after the first year and the percent of entering students who remain to graduate. Comparatively good retention and graduation rates are indicators that responsible academic, social, and financial support systems exist for most students.
- If the Campus or Major is impacted due to overcrowding, what is the likelihood of getting the courses I need and what is the projected time required to complete the degree program?
- What is the school's policy regarding Advanced Placement high school courses?
- As a freshman, will I be taught by Professors or Teaching Assistants?
- Is the surrounding community safe?
- Can I Afford this College? Today's college price tags make cost an important consideration for most students. Most colleges work to ensure that academically qualified students from every economic circumstance can find financial aid.
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