GENERAL ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
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The college offers accelerated hybrid programs to help you earn a degree in less than two years.
We are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools and we are approved by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) for students to use their GI Bill education benefits.
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General Admissions Requirements
- Be at least 17 years of age at the time they start the program.
- Apply for Admission and pay the non-refundable $100 processing fee
- Complete a Personal Admissions Interview
- Provide official high school transcript(s) or official GED test scores.
- Present a valid government issued picture ID.
- Be a resident of California and physically reside in a state in which Casa Loma College is permitted to deliver Distance Education.
- Achieve acceptable scores on the Admissions Assessment(s).
- Complete and submit an Enrollment Agreement.
- Comply with the Additional Admission Requirements per program.w
Applicants who have attended a post-secondary education institution that is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and who have completed an associate’s degree or higher, OR who have completed at least 60 semester credit hours or 72 quarter credit hours leading to a degree but has not resulted in a degree may use their official postsecondary school transcript to establish proof of high school graduation/GED.
(Exception: PTA Program requires high school transcripts in addition to postsecondary education).
Applicants who have earned a foreign degree must have the degree translated and certified to be equivalent of a U.S. high school diploma by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) IEE: Foreign Credential Evaluations | Evaluation Company & NACES Member (myiee.org) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE) Home | AICE – Association of International Credential Evaluators. Inc. (aice-eval.org).
Before beginning classes, each student must complete the required Financial Aid applications and/or complete all timely obligations of a Tuition Payment Plan.
Casa Loma College does not accept Ability-to-Benefit students.
All applicants, are required to take part in an Admissions Interview, conducted by an Admissions Advisor, who will discuss an applicant’s career goals, interests, and needs, and financial planning. The student will learn about the educational opportunities, programs of study, student services, and career services’ assistance and will tour the campus. This interview is typically conducted during a visit and tour of the college campus or, in extenuating circumstances and for distance education students, by telephone and/or virtual meeting.
Casa Loma College uses the SLE/Wonderlic to determine an applicant’s preparedness to undertake college-level coursework. The assessment is dependent upon the applicant’s program of interest. Applicants applying for a bachelor’s degree program are not required to take the admissions assessment. The Admissions Advisor has additional information regarding the assessments and the necessary scores for admissions.
The Admissions Advisor has additional information regarding the assessments and the necessary scores for admissions.
English Language Proficiency
Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate competence in the English language through the SLE (Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam) admissions assessment and TOEFL. This requirement applies to international, non-international, residents, transfer, and non-transfer students. Based on the results of the assessment, admissions will either accept or deny the applicant for enrollment. TOEFL iBT® score requirement is:
- Reading = 21 □ Listening = 18 □ Writing = 24 □ Speaking = 26