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Admission Eligibility

Admission Eligibility Criteria for EOPS


  1. Be a California resident or AB 540 eligible
  2. Be enrolled full-time (12 or more units) when accepted into the program,
  3. Not have completed more than 40 units (from all colleges/universities),
  4. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application, and be eligible for the California College Promise Grant (previously the Board of Governors Fee Waiver) under method A or B,
  5. Be educationally disadvantaged, which includes one of the following factors:
  • Not qualified at the college of attendance for enrollment into the minimum level English or Mathematics course that is applicable to the associate degree.
  • Not have graduated from high school or obtained the General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Graduated from high school with a grade point average below 2.50
  • Been previously enrolled in remedial education
  • Is a first generation college student
  • Is a member of a underrepresented group residing in the immediate service area
  • The primary language in the home is/was non-English
  • Is a current or former foster youth

If you think you meet this eligibility, please call us at 562-860-2451 ext. 2398 to enroll in one of the upcoming orientation dates.

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