College Application Information & Deadlines

  • Below are some of the most common college/university application deadlines for this fall college application season. If you have any questions or need help, please email your Learning Director, Mr. Elms at telms@vusd.org.

     

    College of the Sequoias (COS)- cos.edu

    COS is Visalia’s local community college. Students can attend here and complete a vocational or certificate license. Students can also attend her for before transferring to a 4 year university to pursue their Bachelor’s degree in their desired subject.  There are many pros and cons to attending a community college. Speak with your parents and discuss your goals for college. A definite positive is community colleges cost less than university tuition. For more information on why to attend a community college, see https://www.cccapply.org/colleges/why-attend. You can start your application on the CCGI website. Student will log in, click colleges, and launch their application from there. Or you may access the application by clicking here. A reminder that all COS application workshops will be held and COS staff will be present to guide students through the process. 

     

    California State Universities (CSU System)- Cal State Apply

    CalStateApply is the website designed to help students and their families apply to the California State University (CSU) system. The CSU is comprised of 23 excellent campuses. CalStateApply assists students in planning for college, in selecting the appropriate CSU campus to attend, in planning how to finance their education, and in applying for admission. Applications open on October 1st and are due no later than November 30th. You can start your application on the CCGI website. Student will log in, click colleges, and launch their application from there. Accessing the application from CCGI will fill in student information automatically. Or you can access the application here: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply.

     

    University of California (UC System)-My UC Application

    MyUCApplication is the website designed to help students and their families apply to the University of California (UC) system. The UC System is comprised of 9 excellent undergraduate campuses. The UC Application website assists students in planning for college, in selecting the appropriate UC campus to attend, in planning how to finance their education, and in applying for admission. Applications open on October 1st. They can be submitted during November 1st-30th. You can start your application on the CCGI website. Student will log in, click colleges, and launch their application from there. or you can access the application here: https://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html

     

    The Common Application

    The Common Application membership represents institutions from 50 U.S. states, 20 countries, and includes more than 170 public institutions, 49 minority-serving institutions, and 64 international institutions is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of 876 member colleges and universities in 50 states as well as internationally.  Each school has their own admission criteria so please check your school of interest and their website for more details. Application deadlines vary from November 2021-January 2022 depending on your school of application. Please check for your earliest deadline. Early decision may be available. https://www.commonapp.org/apply/first-time-students.

     

    Private Schools/ Out of State Schools

    Each private institution or out of state institution may have their own personal application to be completed.  It is extremely important that you check your school’s website for directions and more importantly application deadlines. Application deadlines are estimated to vary from November 2021- January 2022. Please check for your deadline dates immediately. Early decision may be available.

     

    If you have any questions, please reach out to your Learning Director, Mr. Elms at telms@vusd.org.