College Center Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events 2013
Greetings VAPA students, parent and friends!
These/This college(s) will be on campus on the following date(s):
Colleges Visits at VAPA
Tuesday, December 17 during lunchtime (12:28 to 12:58pm) Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, Arizona)
Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 31,158, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 100 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Grand Canyon University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $18,600 (2013-14).
Despite its name, Grand Canyon University, based in Phoenix, is about four hours away from the tourist destination. The private university grants undergraduate degrees through six colleges, including the Ken Blanchard College of Business and the College of Fine Arts and Production. Many of its undergraduate degree tracks are broad but allow students to complete an emphasis in a certain area. Biology majors, for example, can complete their degrees with an emphasis in Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, or Pre-Physician Assistant; art design majors can choose to emphasize in animation, screenwriting, web design, or production. Grand Canyon University also grants a variety of master’s degrees and has a College of Nursing.
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THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA HAS NEW INELIGIBLE CAL GRANT SCHOOLS FOR 2012‐13
Cal Grant participating colleges, universities, and career technical schools must meet various eligibility requirements in law to be able to receive Cal Grants. Among those are two new requirements* recently enacted in 2012-13.
1. Schools must keep their federal student loan Cohort Default Rate (CDR) below 15.5%.
2. Schools must keep their graduation rate above 30%.
Schools on this Ineligible Cal Grant Schools list did not meet one or both of the requirements above for the 2012‐13 academic year, unless noted.
For more information on the CDR and graduation rate requirements, visit http://www.csac.ca.gov
Download the Ineligible list Cal Grant School list 2012-2013.
Private Universities/Colleges accept the Common Application
There are now over 500 Common Application members in 47 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, and Switzerland. While they represent tremendous diversity in size, mission, location, and selectivity, they all share a commitment of promoting access through holistic admission.
- Login to https://www.commonapp.org/Login
- Click on Create an Account
- Fill out login credentials and registration information
- Write down Email: _________________ Password: __________________
- Then login with your username and password and begin typing your information
-Before submitting it have Ms. Herrera check it.
-Every school has a SUPPLEMENTAL section that needs to be completed
Remember that deadlines vary from college to college. Make sure to go into the university's website to find out what their deadlines are. Good luck!!!