College PlanningThese college planning resources provide students and their families information about the different levels of educational opportunities available in California.
California’s Adult Education system serves more than two million students annually through public adult schools, community colleges, libraries, community and faith-based organizations, and correctional institutions.
ASSIST is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California's public colleges and universities and provides the most accurate and up-to-date information about student transfer in California.
Bureau for Private and Postsecondary Vocational Education
The Bureau for Private and Postsecondary Vocational Education works to protect students attending privately operated postsecondary educational institutions.
California Career Center
The California Career Center is a college and career exploration and planning website for middle and high school students.
The career section provides tools to help explore career interests, learn about career opportunities, and understand what college majors are best for achieving career goals.
California Community Colleges
California’s system of two-year public institutions, comprised of 114 colleges statewide organized into 72 college districts, serves more than 2 million students and represents the largest system of higher education in the nation. CCC Apply is the online gateway to the community college system.
California State University (CSU)
The CSU is a leader in high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education. With 23 campuses, 400,000 students, and 42,000 faculty and staff, it is the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country.
A not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.
Cal State Apply
Cal State Apply 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 Training Providers
This Employment Development Department website displays information about community colleges, public and private universities and colleges, and trade and technical schools in California. Included with each school is information about the training programs offered, number of students completing programs and links to the website (if available) of the school.
U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center can help you find out more about a college’s affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.
University of California (UC)
UC’s ten campuses at Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Santa Barbara provide exciting environments that foster world-class educational and research opportunities and generate a wide range of benefits and services that touch the lives of Californians every day.