5 Ways to Be Eligible to Attend a California Community College
- Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Be eighteen years old.
- Gain admission as a high school junior or senior to take transfer-level college courses and pass English or reading placement tests.
- Gain admission as a high school junior or senior to take occupationally-oriented or activity courses.
- Gain special admission as a “gifted” 10th grader (or earlier at some schools) in an enrichment program not offered in your school’s curriculum. Check with your school counselor.