TRANSFER RELATED LINKS (Alphabetical order):
The Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) provides information on California's private, non-profit, WASC-accredited colleges and universities and includes links to the Web sites of each AICCU recognized college or university.
All California Universities:
American Universities Index: http://www.clas.ufl.edu/au/
Articulation System Stimulating Interinstitutional Student Transfer (ASSIST)is the official repository of articulation for California’s colleges and universities, which provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available about student transfer in California. Students can learn how course credits earned at one California college or university can be applied when transferred to another.
ASSIST: Exploring Majors: Feature allows users to select from several college paths to identify specific community college courses that will fulfill lower-division degree requirements for university majors.
Board of Registered Nurses:
Cal Grants: http://www.calgrants.org
California Articulation Number System: http://www.cansystem.org/
The state's official Web site that provides information about higher education in California for students, counselors, and parents. Features of the Web site include college and career resources, "Explore Colleges and Careers," "Plan and Pay for College," and "College Admissions"
CCCApply.org - California Community Colleges: www.cccapply.org
Information about each of the 112 community colleges in California including the location, program offerings, and student services available. Each year more than 2 million students from all over the world use our colleges to train for new careers, upgrade skills, and prepare for four-year colleges and universities. No matter what you're seeking, you'll find it at the California Community Colleges. Apply now to the college of your choice.
California Basic Essentials Skills Test (CBEST):
California Community College Chancellors Office: http://www.cccco.edu/CommunityColleges/tabid/830/Default.aspx
California Private and Independent College/University
Links: With 77 unique private/independent California colleges and universities with 360 degrees to choose from, there is certainly one that is right for you. Use the information from this link to help you research campus admissions requirements, take virtual tours, apply online, and ask online questions. There is a private/independent college/university for you!
California State University (CSU)- Students:
www.calstate.edu/ Comprehensive Web site that includes information and resources about the 23 campuses within the CSU system, which offers students the opportunity to pursue over 1,800 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in some 240 subject areas.
California State University Campus Links:
California State University Campus Links - The environment of your future university home is of utmost importance. Discover more about the CSU System and explore each of the campuses in depth by viewing their websites.
California State University International Programs - Study Abroad: www.calstate.edu/ip
Information for prospective and admitted students to the CSU who want to learn more about cultures and people throughout the world by living and studying abroad. Students can earn credit toward their degree. Financial aid and scholarships are available for qualified applicants.
California State University Information (CSU) - CSUMentor is an online resource designed to help students and their families learn about the CSU system, select a CSU campus to attend, plan to finance higher education, and apply for admission.
California Subject Examinations for Teachers - http://www.cset.nesinc.com/
California Virtual Campus: www.cvc.edu
Find information about distance learning courses throughout California. The Web site does not offer courses directly, but provides a means of finding online courses available at various California institutions of higher education.
California State University teacher education program for prospective teaching candidates interested in earning their teaching credential but who are unable to attend traditional college classes. Using some of the latest technology, the program curriculum is delivered to students online.
Campus Explorer: http://www.campusexplorer.com/
Campus Tours- http://www.campustours.com/
Careers - http://www.careers.org/
Career Center Labor Market Information - http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/cgi/career/?PAGEID=3
A student services Web site representing Christian colleges and universities in the U.S. that are recognized by the National Association of Christian College Admissions Personnel (NACCAP) and the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).
College and University Rankings This site provides links to many ranking services along with cautionary notes and a discussion of the ongoing controversy over rankings.
College Board www.collegeboard.org College planning and preparation tools designed to help students choose the right college using its College Search function. College Board's site allows you to find colleges that match your goals and interests. It offers extensive information on every aspect of college search and application process including online college applications.Information about Advanced Placement (AP) exams and college codes available.College Search: Use the online code search to look up College Board codes for high schools and colleges previously attended.INSTRUCTIONS: Go to "College Search" and the "Search by name" field to type in college name and click on the "Search" button. The 4-6 digit College Board code appears beneath the school name.
CollegeNET The CollegeNet search engine helps you find colleges by region, college sports, major, tuition and several other criteria. You can review compare and sort schools according to detailed profiles provided by ACT.
CollegeSource Online: www.collegesource.org
An online library of catalogs, campus Web sites, and course descriptions from two-year and four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. Useful for obtaining course descriptions from the past or from an institution out of the area.
Virtual college fair with participation from over 100 national and international colleges and universities. Students can interact online via live video chats with college admissions representatives as well as current students attending a four-year university. Watch and listen to admissions experts and students address topics such as admissions, the application essay, college life, financial aid options and other important issues at a four-year university. The site also includes virtual college booths featuring videos, podcasts, webinars, electronic brochures, and more. Access is free, but registration is required.
Community College Web: http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/cc/
CSU Math Success - http://www.csumathsuccess.org/mshome
CSUMentor: www.csumentor.edu Apply Online
A free, online resource designed to help students and their families learn about the California State University system, select a CSU campus to attend, plan to finance higher education, and apply for admission to a CSU campus.
CSUMentor Application Filing Status Report: www.csumentor.edu/filing_status
Find out which CSU campuses are currently accepting applications, which majors are opened or closed, and read any messages from various CSU campuses.
CSUF Center for Carrers in Teaching (CCT) - http://www.fullerton.edu/cct/
Free college planning Web site featuring virtual campus tours of over 1200 college campuses with links to college Web sites and admission offices. Additional information and tools on the Web site include choosing a college, student financial aid, campus life, career exploration, scholarship search, and more.
With EUREKA, you can research Colleges and Universities, take assessment tests to help you find careers that may be right for you, learn about programs of study available for your chosen career, and learn how to search for scholarships and grants for which you may be eligible.
FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): www.fafsa.ed.gov/
All students interested in receiving any federal and state financial aid (grants and loans) for college will need to complete the FAFSA, which collects family income and other financial information about the student or her/his family.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
This site contains links to historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). You can search by geographic region, states, etc. Career information, music, and links to other African American sites.
Described as "the largest online destination for HBCU students, faculty, and alumni to connect, interact, and discuss the black college experience."
A free, student services Web site representing statewide and independent colleges and universities of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the U.S. Students can utilize the site's college and career planning information to help them select a HBCU, apply for admission to a HBCU and plan to finance higher education.
Independent Colleges and Universities:
NCAA Online Provides information on eligibility and NCAA Clearinghouse regulations.
Occupation Outlook Handbook - http://www.bls.gov/oco/
Peterson's Education Center Peterson's Guide:
Online search provider of accredited colleges and universities, graduate schools, online degrees and continuing education, and private schools for students. The Peterson's Web site includes planning tools, articles, and resources to help students make decisions about college.
Provides a national database of colleges and universities active in the recruitment and retention of first-generation and historically underserved students. Students can conduct a college search and create a short list of schools that provide the campus community and support structure that fosters college success.
Teach California - http://www.teachcalifornia.org/
The California State University - http://www.calstate.edu/SAS/counselors.shtml
The Common Application www.commonapp.org Apply Online
The Common Application offers a common, standardized application form for use at any member institution. Students can find both online and print versions of Freshman and Transfer Applications. There are currently more than 400 member institutions, which represent the full range of higher education institutions in the U.S.: public and private, large and small, highly selective and modestly selective, and East Coast, West Coast, and every region in between.
The Princeton Review Online
You can search the site by a college's name, region, state, size, and cost. PR also offers students information about standardized tests, admissions, internships, and career programs.
The Women's College Coalition http://www.womenscolleges.org/
An association representing women's colleges that are two- and four-year, public and private, religiously affiliated and secular - in the United States and Canada. Information and resources about women's colleges including search by major feature, college links, and student and faculty profiles.
United State Universities (Alphabetic Order) - Link to university websites in the United States. Universities are listed in alphabetic order. University opportunities outside of California exist for you!
University and College Accountability Network(U-CAN):
The U-CAN Web site includes profiles on over 700 non-profit, private colleges and universities located primarily in the U.S. Students can obtain institution-specific information about transfer credit policies, career & job placement services, internship opportunities, graduation rates, student life and more. The U-CAN Web site was developed by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).
University of California–(UC): www.universityofcalifornia.edu
The UC system offers 150 academic disciplines among its 10 campuses. Students can learn about admission requirements, research opportunities, housing, career services and student life at each of the UC campuses.
University of California (UC) Apply Online: www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply Apply Online
Online application for undergraduates to 9 of the campuses within the UC system.
University of California Campus Links - Do you want to take a closer look at your future UC campus? You may access UC campus maps, online photos, virtual tours, and webcams. Visit each of the UC campuses from the comfort of your own home.
University of California Open/Closed Majors
Review which majors are open or closed and which campuses are accepting applications for a specified term.
University of California (UC) Pathways UC Pathways: Information and online application: http://www.ucop.edu/pathways
University of California System- www.ucop.edu
University of California - Transfer Admission http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/transfer/index.html
Provides admissions overview and information specific to transfer admission requirements, major preparation paths, Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG), and how applications are reviewed.
University of California - Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) http://uctag.universityofcalifornia.edu
Seven UC campuses (Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz) offer guaranteed admission to applicants who meet specified criteria. Qualified students may submit their TAG application for the appropriate term through this Web site.
UC Education Abroad Program http://eap.ucop.edu/
The University of California's system-wide international exchange program offers admitted students the opportunity to become international citizens through study abroad and to gain skills necessary for success in a global environment.
University of Southern California (USC:
Access information on admission standards, application deadlines and procedures, cost and financial aid, scholarships, the transfer process, majors at USC, student life, and academics.
US News and World Report's annual ranking of colleges:
Western Undergraduate Exchange: http://wue.wiche.edu/
The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), is a program coordinated by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Through WUE, students who are residents of a WICHE-identified Western state may be eligible to request a reduced tuition rate (up to 150 percent of the institution’s regular resident tuition) at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state. WUE reduced tuition rate is not automatically awarded to all eligible candidates and the number of awards granted each academic year by a participating institution is subject to limitation.
Provides students with video information about colleges in an interactive virtual environment. Watch college video tours of every major college in the US. Social networking component (YOULife) connects you with students, admissions, faculty, and alumni.
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