External ResourcesResources providing students, parents, counselors, and educators with information on preparing for and gaining admission to college.
Independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to measurement and research for those making educational and career transitions; administrates a widely taken college admissions test.
of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)
Information on the California independent colleges and universities.
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.
for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)
The Bureau regulates privately operated postsecondary educational institutions.
Resource for information about going to college.
Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
Information on teacher credentialing in California.
Community Colleges (CCCCO)
The CCCCO provides leadership and technical assistance to the community colleges and community college districts in California.
Education Round Table (CERT)
Information about "College Making It Happen" and other college preparation resource links. CERT is comprised of the chief executive officers of the educational sectors.
Golden State ScholarShare College Savings Trust
Information on the 529 savings accounts, scholarship program awards, and a College Savings calculator.
California State University (CSU)
Information about this higher education system and links to all of the CSU campuses.
Student Aid Commission
State, federal and institutional financial aid information for post-high school education.
Information on distance courses and other services offered by accredited institutions in California.
A national, nonprofit membership association dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connecting students to college and opportunity. SAT and AP test information is provided.
Up for College
Resource for increasing the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
of California (UC)
Information about this higher education system and links to all of the UC campuses.
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.
Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education
Information for students, resources for institutions, news and initiatives, program data, and links to other education Web sites.