• Admissions Requirements for CSU, UC, and other colleges

     The California State University (CSU):

    15 units (full year college prep classes) listed below completed with grades of C or better

     

    •2 years: Social Science, including one year of US History or US history and Government, and one year of World History

    •4 years: English 

    •3 years: Mathematics (including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)

    •2 years: Science with lab (one year biological and one year physical) 

    •2 years: Foreign language (same language) 

    •1 year: Visual and Performing Arts 

    •1 year: Elective in college prep course 



    For more information on planning and applying to a CSU please visit: www.csumentor.edu

    SATI or ACT test is also required for admission

    SAT info - www.collegeboard.com 

    ACT info - www.act.org


     

    The University of California (UC):

    (Class of 2012 and later, click here for new UC eligibility requirements starting fall 2012)

    15 units (full year college prep classes) listed below completed with grades of C or better.

     

    These are the “a-g” subject requirements: 

    a. History/Social Science: 2 years required, including one year of world history/geography and one year of US History or one-half year of US History and one-half year of Government 

    b. English: 4 years or approved courses required 

    c. Mathematics: 3 years required to include Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II (4 years recommended)

    d. Lab Science: 2 years required (one year of biological and one year of physical science with lab) (3 years recommended

    e. Foreign Language: 2 years required in the same language (3 years recommended)

    f. Visual and Performing Art: 1 full year in the same course required 

    g. Elective: 1 year required of college prep elective 

    For more information on planning and applying to a UC please visit:

    www.universityofcalifornia.edu

    SATI or ACT with Writing, and two SATII Subject tests are also required.

    SAT info - www.collegeboard.com 
    ACT info - www.act.org

    Please Click here to see a comparison chart between the CSU and the UC requirements:

    CSU/UC Requirements Comparison


    Other Colleges:


    For information on ANY California colleges, please visit:

    www.californiacolleges.edu

    For information on OUT OF STATE colleges, please visit the specific website for your desired school or click here to see if your school is listed.