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Resources providing students, parents, counselors, and educators with information on preparing for and gaining admission to college.

ACT External link opens in new window or tab.
Independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to measurement and research for those making educational and career transitions; administrates a widely taken college admissions test.

Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on the California independent colleges and universities.

AVID Center External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on AVID middle and high school programs that include regular school day elective courses, tutoring, and site team training designed to promote university preparation for students in the middle tier of achievement.

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) External link opens in new window or tab.
The Bureau regulates privately operated postsecondary educational institutions.

CaliforniaColleges.edu External link opens in new window or tab.
Resource for information about going to college.

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on teacher credentialing in California.

California Community Colleges (CCCCO) External link opens in new window or tab.
The CCCCO provides leadership and technical assistance to the community colleges and community college districts in California.

California Education Round Table (CERT) External link opens in new window or tab.
Information about "College Making It Happen" and other college preparation resource links. CERT is comprised of the chief executive officers of the educational sectors.

California Golden State ScholarShare College Savings Trust External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on the 529 savings accounts, scholarship program awards, and a College Savings calculator.

The California State University (CSU) External link opens in new window or tab.
Information about this higher education system and links to all of the CSU campuses.

California Student Aid Commission External link opens in new window or tab.
State, federal and institutional financial aid information for post-high school education.

California Virtual Campus External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on distance courses and other services offered by accredited institutions in California.

College Board External link opens in new window or tab.
A national, nonprofit membership association dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connecting students to college and opportunity. SAT and AP test information is provided.

Gear Up for College External link opens in new window or tab.
Resource for increasing the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

University of California (UC) External link opens in new window or tab.
Information about this higher education system and links to all of the UC campuses.

University of California (UC) High School Articulation External link opens in new window or tab.

The University of California (UC) High School Articulation unit communicates and implements the UC faculty policy regarding high school coursework that fulfills the “a-g” subject requirements for freshman admissions to the University. The UC, A-G Guide facilitates the preparation of high school students to attend the UC by providing tools anduseful resources on everything "a-g”. California high schools and course publishers can establish an "a-g" course list if they meet UC's institutional requirements. Students can review the coursework and testing requirements needed to be considered for admission to the UC.

U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Information for students, resources for institutions, news and initiatives, program data, and links to other education Web sites.

Questions:   College Preparation and Postsecondary Programs Office | 916-323-6398
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 25, 2017