Senior Class College
Information
October 7, 2013
Today we will talk about:
UC vs. CSU admissions requirements
Going to Community College
Going to a private college/univ...
UC/CSU Admission
Requirements
Univ. of California California State Univ.
Submit app. between Nov. 1 – Nov. 30 Submit app. ...
UC/CSU Admission
Requirements
Univ. of California California State Univ.
9 Campuses:
UC Los Angeles, UC Berkeley, UC
Davis...
UC/CSU Admission
Requirements
SAT/ACT Testing
You should have already taken the SAT and/or ACT at least once by now.
If ...
Do your research before you apply!
Campus Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013
Fall 2013
Admit
Rate
Average GPA of
students
admit...
Research, cont’d.
Campus Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013
Fall 2013
Admit
Rate
Average GPA of
students
admitted in fall
2013
...
CSU – 23 different campuses
Enrollment by Campus – Fall 2012
Bakersfield 7,598 Northridge 36,208
Channel Islands 4,900 Pom...
CSU - Cost
Tuition (per year) $5,970
Campus Based Fees
(Athletics/Health/Student Union, etc.)
$1047 (average)
Books $1,800...
CSU – Admission stats
SDSU
Admitted Student Profile Fall 2012
Freshmen
Average high school GPA: 3.76
Average SAT score: 11...
Ventura Community College
If you are planning on attending VC, we will
take you to the college and help you get
registere...
Private
college/university
If you are planning on attending a
private college/university YOU need
to find all info on your...
Online College Application
Form Workshops
During Fall Break:
Create application log-on and complete as much of the online...
Useful Websites
 foothilltechnology.org/academics/foothill-counseling-department
 collegeboard.org (SAT registration)
 ...
Senioritis
Don’t let THIS happen to you!
Continue to take rigorous classes
Don’t let your grades slip
Colleges have rev...
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  1. 1. Senior Class College Information October 7, 2013
  2. 2. Today we will talk about: UC vs. CSU admissions requirements Going to Community College Going to a private college/university College Application Form Workshops Useful College/Financial Aid Websites Senioritis Question and Answer Session
  3. 3. UC/CSU Admission Requirements Univ. of California California State Univ. Submit app. between Nov. 1 – Nov. 30 Submit app. between Oct. 1 – Nov. 30 Complete A – G required courses Complete A – G required courses Personal statement required No personal statement required No letter of recommendation needed No letter of recommendation needed SAT (Take highest composite score) SAT (Take highest score from multiple sittings) NO SAT Subject Tests Required (BUT) No SAT Subject Tests Required ACT plus writing ACT no writing
  4. 4. UC/CSU Admission Requirements Univ. of California California State Univ. 9 Campuses: UC Los Angeles, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Merced, UC Santa Cruz, UC Santa Barbara, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC San Diego 23 Campuses: Humboldt, Chico, Sonoma, Maritime, Sacramento, East Bay, San Francisco, Stanislaus, San Jose, Fresno, Monterey Bay, San Luis Obispo, Bakersfield, Northridge, Channel Islands, Los Angeles, Dominguez Hills, Long Beach, Pomona, Fullerton, San Bernardino, San Marcos, San Diego (Campuses in bold are impacted and may have additional admissions requirements) Accept top 12.5% of high school graduates. Accept top 33% of high school graduates Cost: Approximately $32,400/yr. Cost: Approximately $25,500/yr. depending on where you live
  5. 5. UC/CSU Admission Requirements SAT/ACT Testing You should have already taken the SAT and/or ACT at least once by now. If you are applying to impacted CSU campuses, you must take the SAT and/or ACT regardless of your GPA and testing must be completed by November. Check websites for specific campus requirements. SAT Test Dates: Registration Deadline (collegeboard.org) November 2nd October 3th December 7th November 8th ACT Test Dates: Registration Deadline (actstudent.org) October 26th October 11th (let registration fee) December 14th November 2nd SEE YOUR COUNSELOR ASAP IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS/CONCERNS ABOUT TESTING REQUIREMENTS!!!
  6. 6. Do your research before you apply! Campus Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2013 Admit Rate Average GPA of students admitted in fall 2013 Average SAT Reasoning and ACT Composite score of students admitted in fall 2013 Berkeley Applications: 39,142 41,209 43,149 21% 4.18 ACT: 31 SAT: 2076 Admits: 7,231 7,409 9,257 Enrolls: 2,948 3,042 Davis Applications: 42,021 42,562 45,753 39% 4.07 ACT: 28 Sat: 1906 Admits: 19,103 18,941 18,016 Enrolls: 4,375 4,838 Irvine Applications: 43,260 47,531 50,132 39% 4.03 ACT: 27 SAT: 1854 Admits: 19,048 18,010 19,516 Enrolls: 4,765 4,391 Los Angeles Applications: 48,663 52,269 54,944 18% 4.15 ACT: 30 SAT: 2052 Admits: 11,067 9,821 9,724 Enrolls: 4,854 3,995 Merced Applications: 13,504 13,253 15,028 74% 3.59 ACT: 23 SAT: 1634 Admits: 10,669 10,139 11,159 Enrolls: 1,441 1,492 Riverside Applications: 24,818 27,718 30,761 60% 3.72 ACT: 25 SAT: 1720 Admits: 16,194 16,944 18,499 Enrolls: 3,583 3,874
  7. 7. Research, cont’d. Campus Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2013 Admit Rate Average GPA of students admitted in fall 2013 Average SAT Reasoning and ACT Composite score of students admitted in fall 2013 San Diego Applications: 45,659 48,291 50,640 33% 4.11 ACT: 29 SAT: 1993Admits: 14,570 15,493 16,601 Enrolls: 2,886 3,498 Santa Barbara Applications: 43,900 46,158 50,396 39% 4.01 ACT: 28 SAT: 1915 Admits: 19,013 19,176 19,898 Enrolls: 3,723 4,211 Santa Cruz Applications: 26,151 29,641 34,049 49% 3.84 ACT: 26 SAT: 1793 Admits: 17,724 18,009 16,846 Enrolls: 3,539 3,727
  8. 8. CSU – 23 different campuses Enrollment by Campus – Fall 2012 Bakersfield 7,598 Northridge 36,208 Channel Islands 4,900 Pomona 20,747 Chico 15,920 Sacramento 27,033 Dominguez Hills 14,447 San Bernardino 18,234 East Bay 12,889 San Diego 30,016 Fresno 21,891 San Francisco 29,718 Fullerton 36,996 San Jose 29,076 Humboldt 8,000 San Luis Obispo 18,679 Long Beach 33,416 San Marcos 10,276 Los Angeles 20,142 Sonoma 9,033 Maritime Academy 890 Stanislaus 8,882 Monterey Bay 4,790
  9. 9. CSU - Cost Tuition (per year) $5,970 Campus Based Fees (Athletics/Health/Student Union, etc.) $1047 (average) Books $1,800 Housing $8,787 - $16,096 Transportation $1,383 Personal $3,114 TOTAL $22,101 - $29,410
  10. 10. CSU – Admission stats SDSU Admitted Student Profile Fall 2012 Freshmen Average high school GPA: 3.76 Average SAT score: 1144 Average ACT score: 25 SJSU Admitted Student Profile Fall 2012 Freshmen Average high school GPA: 3.29 Average SAT score: 1230 Average ACT score: 26
  11. 11. Ventura Community College If you are planning on attending VC, we will take you to the college and help you get registered in the Spring. IMPORTANT: You CANNOT transfer to a UC or CSU without completing 60 transferable units. This generally means TWO YEARS (or MORE) of community college before you can transfer.
  12. 12. Private college/university If you are planning on attending a private college/university YOU need to find all info on your own. Come see us for help! -- Does the school use the Common app, dates, letters of rec (and from who), CSS Profile, etc. are all different for each school.
  13. 13. Online College Application Form Workshops During Fall Break: Create application log-on and complete as much of the online application forms as you can. Tuesday, Nov. 5th : UC Application Workshop Wednesday, Nov. 6th : CSU Application Workshop Thursday, Nov. 7th : Common Application Workshop TIME: 2:00 pm PLACE: Media Center PLEASE NOTE: Requests for Letters of Recommendation are due to your counselor at least TWO WEEKS before the college or university application deadline!!!
  14. 14. Useful Websites  foothilltechnology.org/academics/foothill-counseling-department  collegeboard.org (SAT registration)  actstudent.org (ACT registration)  csumentor.edu (CSU online application, campus search engine, campus highlights, etc.)  universityofcalifornia.edu (UC online application, campus highlights, scholarship information, etc.)  commonapp.org (Online common application form for almost 300 colleges/universities across the US)  cccco.edu (California community college information)  californiacolleges.edu (Info on all California colleges)  fastweb.com (Comprehensive scholarship search site)  fafsa.ed.gov (Site for Federal financial aid form, FAFSA available after Jan. 1, 2014)  UC SAT Subject tests – click on the link to see the UC requirements
  15. 15. Senioritis Don’t let THIS happen to you! Continue to take rigorous classes Don’t let your grades slip Colleges have revoked admissions based on poor academic performance 2nd semester. FINISH STRONG!!

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