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					  Community Colleges Are
      Your Future




       Steve Morehouse
Counselor, High School Relations
     College of San Mateo
California Community
       Colleges
          A wonderful
          open door of
          opportunity for
          all students
Segments of Higher
    Education
Independent Universities   - 77 +

University of California - 10
California State Universities - 23
California Community Colleges - 112
Segments of Higher
    Education
Which segment in California
enrolls the majority of students
in undergraduate education?
   California Community
    Colleges
California Community
       Colleges
Founded over 100 years ago
112 Campuses and 72
Districts
Serving 2.6 million students
Largest system of higher
education in the world!
24% of community college
students nationwide are
enrolled in a California
community college.
    Reasons to Attend
    Community College
Why are community
colleges such a
popular destination
for most high school
students?
 Affordable + ROI
 Quality of Education
 Average Savings Compared to
First 2 yrs at Community College
           (Includes tuition, fees, room & board)


 CSU         $35,000         Junior / Senior Years
                                Graduate School


 UC          $54,000         Junior / Senior Years
                                Graduate School


 Private/    $95,000         Junior / Senior Years
 Independent                    Graduate School

  Average graduate with debt owes $20,000
  Reasons to Attend
  Community College
Hundreds of
instructional programs
and majors
Wide variety of students
support services
Among the best
teaching faculty in the
state
Providing open access
at convenient locations
         SAN MATEO COUNTY
     COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
College of San Mateo

Canada College

Skyline College
PENINSULA COMMUNITY COLLEGES




 DE ANZA COLLEGE     FOOTHILL COLLEGE
     Cupertino         Los Altos Hills




     CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO
The Admission Process
Application for admission - Top 100%
Placement Tests
Orientation
Counseling Assistance
   Course Selection
   Major Exploration
   Transfer Information
   Support Services
Online Registration
Comprehensive Support
      Services
Computer Lab          Library Access
Disabled Students     Math labs
Program               Psychological
English as a Second   Services
Language              Reading Center
Extended              Scholarships
Opportunity           Student Employment
Program & Services    Tutorial Center
Financial Aid         Writing Center
Health Services
     Who We Serve
We serve everyone!
In a variety of ways...
 Concurrent Enrollment (25% UC - Eligible)
 Summer session for high school

  grads and other college students
 Reverse Transfers
  Students Choose
Community Colleges…
Discover their major prior to deciding on
a university
Save two years of admission and
housing costs
Not eligible for university admission
Not admitted to the campus of their
choice
Take advantage of intercollegiate
athletics or foreign studies program
           Intercollegiate
              Athletics
  MEN
 Baseball
 Cross Country
 Football
 Track and Field
  WOMEN
 Basketball
 Cross Country
 Softball
 Track and Field
 Study Abroad Program
 Study in one of the world’s great
 international destinations…
Paris
Beijing
Madrid
London
Florence
  Students Choose
Community Colleges…
To complete the equivalent to the
universities freshmen and sophomore
years at a local community college
  Students Choose
Community Colleges…
So they can transfer as a junior to a
university to complete the remaining junior
and senior years to finish their bachelor’s
degree
      ‘Best Advice’ for High School
                Students
#1 Improve college readiness: take rigorous
   college prep courses throughout high school
     Take math all four years in high school
     Take advantage of early assessments
        CSU’s Early Assessment Program (EAP) exams in English and
        mathematics
        AP or IB Courses and Tests
        Concurrent enrollment opportunities enable students to
        experience college while in high school
     Take advantage of community college summer
      sessions following high school graduation
                                                             20
  Students Choose
Community Colleges…
To receive
specialized training
or pursue a
technical trade
Earn a certificate
or an associate
degree
Go directly into the
world of work
Career Opportunities
Auto Mechanic            Digital Imager
Bio-technician           Drug Prevention
Business Manager         Educator
Computer Aided Drafter   Emergency Medical
Computer Support         Technician
Specialist               Fashion designer
Cosmetician              Fire Fighter
Dental Assistant         Graphic Artist
Career Opportunities
Hygienist           Police Officer
Interior Designer   Real Estate Agent
Journalist          Respiratory Technician
Medical Assistant   Surgical Technician
Nurse               Telecommunication
Paralegal           Technician
Paramedic           Web Designer
       Educational Goals
What is the number #1 objective for freshmen
 enrolling in community colleges?

                                     To Transfer
  Benefits:
     Complete the same course requirements as
      freshmen and sophomores at a university
     Receive upper division priority admission at all CSU
      & UC campuses
     Receive higher admission rates than most freshman
      applicants at CSU & UC campuses
    UC & CSU Commitment
         to Transfer
“We at UC will actively partner with the CSU and the
  community colleges to help students understand that
  the transfer option is achievable and affordable”
             - UC President Mark Yudof, March 2010

“Continuing students have highest enrollment priority.
 Transfer students have a higher priority than First-
  time Freshman”.
            - California Education Code Section 66202
      Partnership With
        Universities
How great is our partnership with 4 year
universities?
   Most private universities actively recruit CC
    Transfers – 20% enrollment
   California Community College students
    make up..
       28% - 30% of UC graduates
       55% - 60% of CSU graduates
      UC Student Retention &
        Graduation Rates
                   Freshmen   CCC Transfers
  One-Year UC       92.4%        92.2%
Persistence Rate


Elapsed Years to     4.2           2.4
    Degree
 Admission Criteria for
  Transferring Juniors
          To enter all UC’s, CSU’s,
        and most private universities
Community College GPA, not High School GPA
No ACT, SAT, or even an “Eligibility Index”
Community College course work – Both general
education & major requirements
assist.org – Online Students Transfer Information System
Information
    All CCC have transfer centers,
    where students can find out:
       Information about transfer
        including … guaranteed transfer
        agreements with UC, CSU, and
        Private Universities

    cccco.edu – California Community
    College Chancellors Office
    uctransfer.universityofcalifornia.edu/
    tag
       Affordability
Classes cost just $36/unit. Financial
Aid is also available to students who
qualify—Board of Governor’s Fee
Waiver (BOG)
  HUGO MORA




“Thank you for your passion and
    for your belief in me.”
          EOPS Student
    Latinos Unidos Club Leader
   Study Abroad-Madrid, Spain
Transfer Admission Guarantee-UCSC
 UCSC Pister Scholarship-$20,000
    Who We Serve
So…if your not taking advantage of
community colleges sometime in your
life, then you are missing a Golden
Opportunity!
THANK YOU!
      CONTACT
         Steve Morehouse
            Counselor
       High School Relations
       OFFICE: 650.574.6131
      morehouse@smccd.edu
http://www.collegeofsanmateo.edu
QUESTIONS?
                       Pathways To California Higher Education
                                                                     Doctorate/              Doctorate/
                                                                    Professional            Professional                 Graduate/
                                                                      Degree                  Degree                    Professional
BA/BS Degrees
 Awarded to                                     Master’s              Master’s                   Master’s                 Schools
CCC Transfers:                                  Degree                Degree                     Degree
 55% CSU
 28% UC
 20% Private
                                  Senior        Bachelor’s           Bachelor’s               Bachelor’s
                                                 Degree               Degree                   Degree                     Upper
                                                                                         California Independent
                                                                                                                         Division
                                             Admission Priority   Admission Priority     Colleges & Universities        Coursework
                                  Junior     to CCC Transfers     to CCC Transfers      Actively Recruit Transfer
                                                                                                Students
   Transfer Requirements:
      GPA/Major/GE


    Sophomore               Transfer/
                        Associate’s Degree                                                                              Lower
                                                                                                                       Division
      Freshman                Certificate                                                                             Coursework

                              California     California State      University of             California
                              Community         University          California              Independent
                                                                                              Colleges
                               Colleges       (23 campuses)        (9 campuses)
                                                                                            & Universities
                            (110 campuses)
                                                                                          (77+ campuses)
                   Recommended:              SAT/GPA              SAT/GPA
                                                                                       SAT/GPA
                  SAT For Athletes

                                                High School Graduate
                                                                                                      www.collegeofsanmateo.edu/transfer
  Per Year ESTIMATED College Costs

               COMMUNITY
 2010-2011      COLLEGE     CSU        UC      PRIVATE
Registration
Fees &
Tuition           $750      $5,650   $13,200   $33,000


Books           $1,700      $1,700    $1,700    $1,700

Room &
Board              $0      $10,000   $12,000   $10,000
Total
Expenses        $2,450     $17,350   $26,900   $44,700

				
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