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4-Yr Colleges: CSU/UC/Other

FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES

Apply early! Plan to submit your application before the thanksgiving holiday!

 
UC
  • Application Window opens August 1
  • 9 campuses, 1 UC application 
  • 15 a to g courses required
  • UC Insight Questions required
  • UC Freshman Entrance Requirements
  • Application deadline, November 30
CSU
  • Application Window opens October 1
  • 23 campuses, 1 CSU application
  • 15 a to g courses required
  • No essay required
  • CSU Freshman Entrance Requirements
  • Application deadline, November 30
common app
 
Private Colleges
  • Over 400 private colleges in the US use the Common Application 
  • Review each college website for entrance requirements and deadlines
  • Applications typically ask for coursework, grades  test scores, activities, essays and/or recommendations- varies by campus
  • Applications open August 1
 
out of statePublic Out-of-State Universities
  • Review each college website for entrance requirements and deadlines - varies by campus
WUE
  • Check out WUE for colleges that participate in interstate tuition savings program
 
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