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ALISO NIGUEL HIGH SCHOOL CODE (CEEB)
Use this code for College Admissions and for registering for the ACT, and the SAT
      051-324

University of California

UC ADMISSIONS (Class of 2012 and beyond)

If you're interested in entering the University of California as a freshman in the fall of 2012 — or any time after that — you'll have to satisfy these new admission requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 15 college-preparatory courses ("a-g" courses), with at least 11 finished prior to your senior year.

    The 15 courses are:
     

    a. History/social science

    2 years

    b. English

    4 years

    c. Mathematics

    3 years

    d. Laboratory science

    2 years

    e. Language other than English

    2 years

    f. Visual and performing arts

    1 year

    g. College-preparatory elective
    (chosen from the subjects listed above or another course approved by the university)

    1 year

  2. Earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (3.4 if you're a nonresident) in these courses with no grade lower than a C.

  3. Take the ACT With Writing or the SAT Reasoning Test by December of your senior year. 

    However, we encourage you to submit SAT II Subject test scores if you want to:
    • demonstrate your mastery of a particular subject
    • apply for a competitive major and your preferred campus recommends certain subject tests
    • use subject tests to satisfy the "a-g" requirements listed above
  4. How many college/university courses may a student take? Will the grades be weighted in the GPA calculation for freshman admission?

    High school students may take as many college/university courses as they wish. When calculating the GPA to determine if a student's eligibility meets/exceeds the minimum GPA requirement, we limit the number of honors points to 4 courses (8 semesters), with no more than 2 courses (four semesters) from 10th grade. This total includes college-level courses in the "a-g" college-preparatory subjects that are transferable to UC.

UC Eligibility Requirements by campus (Check for updates on UC website)

High School Grades

D and F Grades:
If you repeat a course in which you earned a D or F in an "a-g" course, the original grade will not be included in the GPA calculation, and the new grade will be used. If you repeat a course in which you initially earned a grade of C, the second grade will not be used.