It’s time to apply to college!
View the Graduating Senior Checklist to guide you on your college application journey.
To apply to a community college, visit the college’s website. For many community colleges in the Los Angeles area, visit the LACCD Website to learn more about the colleges and to apply. For Fall admission, apply during the prior Spring semester. There are no fees to apply to a community college.
View and download the Community College Admissions Process handout.
California State University
Visit the Cal State Apply website to apply to any of the 23 CSU campuses. Application fees apply. Online applications available October 1 – November 30. The deadline to apply to all CSU campuses is November 30. There are very few exceptions to this deadline, so be sure to apply early.
The CSU application process includes self-reporting of academic courses and SAT/ACT scores. Eligibility for admission is based on grades earned in A-G courses taken in grades 10 and 11 and SAT or ACT scores. View information about the CSU Eligibility Index to find out if you qualify to apply to a CSU. Please note that some CSU campuses require higher than minimum eligibility for admission.
University of California
Apply to all 9 UC campuses with one application. Visit the My UC Application website to apply. UC Applications open August 1 and can be submitted November 1 – November 30. The deadline to apply to all UC campuses is November 30. There are no exceptions to this deadline, so plan ahead and apply early!
The UC application process includes self-reported information regarding academics (grades in A-G courses taken in grades 10 and 11), SAT/ACT Plus Writing scores, among other factors. UC takes a holistic approach, Comprehensive Review, when admitting students.