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Applications for admission are accepted until the last working day before the first day of scheduled classes. (See current calendar for specific date). Students must complete the application process and be admitted to the college prior to end of the 5th working day after classes begin in order to enroll in the current semester. Notification of admission to the college is done for each applicant on an individual basis. Notification of acceptance will be sent as soon as all necessary documents are on file. 

Admissions Check List

Complete the Application

Submit the online version or request a paper version from the Admissions Office at admissions@calchristiancollege.edu

Submit Application Fee

Submit your $40.00 non-refundable application fee ($50.00 non-refundable for international students) through our online payment center.

Submit an essay

Submit an essay answering the following: 1) Describe your relationship to Jesus Christ. 2) What are your short and long term life goals? 3) How will California Christian College assist you in achieving your goals?

Send Transcripts

Have your official high school transcript and all official college transcripts sent to the California Christian College Admissions Office. If you completed a high school equivalency, have an official copy sent to the California Christian College Admissions Office.

Send ACT or SAT 1 scores

Have your ACT or SAT 1 scores sent to the CCC Admissions Office, or call for a personal interview.

*Not required * Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

*Not required * Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). California Residents: you should complete the FAFSA and GPA verification form. These forms must be postmarked no earlier than October 1st and no later than March 2nd for the following year. If you are not applying for Cal-Grant, you may submit your FAFSA anytime after October 1st for the following school year.

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Campus Visit

To schedule a campus/class visit, please contact CCC’s Admissions Office at (559)899-0263 or admissions@calchristiancollege.edu.

Admissions

California Christian College welcomes students who have a demonstrated commitment to Jesus Christ, who are spiritually, physically, emotionally and academically ready for college work, who have upstanding moral character, who accept the purposes and standards of the college and who would benefit from this distinctive Christian college education. Students are admitted without discrimination as to race, color, nationality, gender, and ethnicity. California Christian College reserves the right to, and does, maintain student educational and behavioral standards based upon religious considerations consistent with its role and mission.

Admission Standards

A student attending California Christian College is pursuing a degree with a thoroughly Christian educational focus. As such a high standard of commitment and character is expected of CCC students. The entrance requirements define this standard.

  1. Student has a living and vital faith in Jesus Christ. This is demonstrated by a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  2. Student has a high standard of moral and ethical behavior that is in concert with general principles of Christian behavior (specified in the moral/ethical behavior document and verified through recommendations).
  3. Student has a high school or college GPA of 2.00 or better.
  4. Student has a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

(Note: Non-English transcripts must have an approved English translation submitted with them)

  1. International students must have a TOEFL score of 173 out of 300 on the computer based test.

For students coming directly from high school or students with less than 32 transferable units.

  1. Test scores: SAT 1 with a combined score of 700 on the writing and math portion or an ACT score of 14 OR
  2. A satisfactory personal interview with an admissions counselor.

Acceptance to the college as a freshman or transfer student is based on the above criteria. The Admissions Committee will evaluate students who do not qualify for regular admission on an individual basis. A student who was disqualified at another college or university needs to contact the Admissions Office for instructions on applying to California Christian College.

Transfer Credit Limit

Students should understand that, under California Educational Code CCR 71850, no more than 75% of the units of credit that may be applied toward the award of an associate or bachelor’s degree may be derived from a combination of units earned at other institutions. The maximum transfer of units that may be applied toward an AA degree at California Christian College is 48 and 96 toward a BA degree.

  1. Student has a living and vital faith in Jesus Christ. This is demonstrated by a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  2. Student has a high standard of moral and ethical behavior that is in concert with general principles of Christian behavior (specified in the moral/ethical behavior document and verified through recommendations).
  3. Student has a high school or college GPA of 2.00 or better.
  4. Student has a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

(Note: Non-English transcripts must have an approved English translation submitted with them)

  1. International students must have a TOEFL score of 173 out of 300 on the computer based test.

For students coming directly from high school or students with less than 32 transferable units.

  1. Test scores: SAT 1 with a combined score of 700 on the writing and math portion or an ACT score of 14 OR
  2. A satisfactory personal interview with an admissions counselor.

Acceptance to the college as a freshman or transfer student is based on the above criteria. The Admissions Committee will evaluate students who do not qualify for regular admission on an individual basis. A student who was disqualified at another college or university needs to contact the Admissions Office for instructions on applying to California Christian College.

International Students

A firm grasp of the English language is necessary to be successful in undergraduate studies; therefore, it is recommended that students have solid English skills prior to attending California Christian College. A student whose first language is not English must take the TOEFL in order to gain admittance to CCC. This requirement is necessary because English as a Second Language courses are not offered. The minimum TOEFL score of 79 out of 120 on the computer-based test is required as part of the admissions criteria. Students with less than 79 on his/her TOEFL will not be admitted.