University Applicant Deadline Reminder Letter
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Satisfying UC/CSU "a-g" Requirements for Freshman Applicants
A-G 4-year planning guide
  UC Approved High School Courses

• Complete the required a-g courses offered at HPCS or combine with your other high school a-g courses

Heritage Peak approved a-g courses 2018-2019

Rio Valley approved a-g courses 2018-2019
Valley View approved a-g courses 2018-2019
Sutter Peak approved a-g courses 2018-2019
Plato/Edmentum online approved a-g courses 2018-2019

(Other H.S. approved a-g courses)

  College Courses
    • Earn a grade of "C" or better in a transferable course of 3 or more semester units at a local community college.
  SAT Subject Tests
    • Earn a required minimum score on a SAT subject test.* Minimum scores vary depending on the "a-g" subject. Example: A score of 520/800 on the Amercian History subject test satisfies the course requirements for CSU admission. A score of 550/800 satisfies the course requirement for UC admission.
  AP Exams
    • Earn a 3,4, or 5 on an Advanced Placement exam.

The CSU System (California State University)
  The 23-campus California State University is the largest four-year university system in the nation and offers an impressive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs. Search here for high-quality, affordable degree programs that meet your intellectual and professional needs.
  "How to Get to College"
  Explore CSU Campuses
  CSU Degrees and Majors
  Student Academic Support
  CSU EOP Information
  CSU Sacramento ACE Program (Accelerated College Entrance) (Associate Degree for Transfer)
  2015 Freshman Admission Profiles by Campus

The UC System (University of California)

The 10 campuses of the University of California open their doors to all who work hard and dream big. Through its teaching, research and public service, UC drives California's economy and leads the world in new directions.

  Satisfying UC "a-g" Requirements Rubric
  Explore UC Campuses
  UC Degrees and Majors
  Prepare Your Personal Statement
  Application Tips & Tools
  UC Application (available August 1, 2016)
  After You Apply
  2015 Freshman Admission Profiles by Campus

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU)

Today, HACU represents more than 400 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.  Although our member institutions in the U. S. represent less than 10% of all higher education institutions nationwide, together they are home to more than two-thirds of all Hispanic college students.  HACU is the only national educational association that represents Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).

  HACU Website

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

WUE (pronounced “woo-wee”) is the Western Undergraduate Exchange, a program of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Through WUE, students in western states may enroll in more than 140 two-year and four-year college institutions at a reduced tuition level: 150 percent of the institution's regular resident tuition. The program began in 1987 and all WICHE states have now signed the agreement. A copy of your state’s signed WUE agreement is available for your review. Students from all WICHE member states are eligible to request the WUE tuition discount.

  List of Participating WUE Colleges




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