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Community Colleges

California Community College

Admission Program Options
  • Be a high school graduate (diploma, satisfactory HiSet or CHSPE)
  • A person 18 years of age or older
Skill Certificate/Certificate of Completion:
  • Focusing on skill development to prepare you for entry-level employment
  • Examples: Computer Animation, Child Development,   Medical Assistant and Pharmacy
  • Applications are available from the college.
  • LBCC applications are available in  the Career Center.
  • There is no application fee.
Associate's Degree (AA or AS):
  • Highest degree you can earn.
  • Must complete the following requirements: Major Requirements, Math, Reading, Writing & Health and  Wellness Proficiency Requirements; and General Education Requirements.
Placement Tests:
  • Must take English and math placement test prior to enrolling. 
Transfer Path:
  • After completing a minimum of 60 credits with a minimum  2.0, you are eligible to transfer as a Junior to a four-year college or university.
  • Take a copy of your final transcript to the community college counselor.
Honors Program:
  • Provides students with the opportunity to enrich themselves through unique, challenging and interactive educational experiences


Local Community Colleges

Name Address Phone
Cerritos College 11110 Alondra Blvd. Norwalk,  CA  90650-6269 (562) 860-2451 
Compton Community Educational Center 1111 East Artesia Blvd. Compton, CA  90221-5393 (310) 900-1600 
Cypress College 9200 Valley View St.   Cypress, CA  90630-5897 (714) 484-7000
El Camino Community College  16007 Crenshaw Blvd.   Torrance, CA  90506 (310) 532-3670
Golden West Community College 15744 Golden West St. Huntington Beach, CA 92647 (714) 892-7711
Long Beach City College 4901 East Carson St. Long Beach,  CA  90808-1706 (562) 938-4353 
Los Angeles Community College 855 N Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA  90029 (323) 953-4000
Orange Coast College 2701 Fairview Rd. Costa Mesa CA 92628-5005 (714) 432-0202
Saddleback Community College 28000 Marguerite Pkwy.    Mission Viejo, CA  92692 (949) 582-4500
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