Admission Eligibility

Admission Eligibility Criteria for EOPS

To be eligible for EOPS, a student must:

  1. Be a California resident or AB 540 eligible
  2. Be enrolled full-time (12 or more units) when accepted into the program,
  3. Not have completed more than 40 units (from all colleges/universities),
  4. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application and be eligible for a Board of Governors Fee Waiver under method A or B,
  5. Be educationally disadvantaged, which includes one of the following factors:
  • Not qualified at the college of attendance for enrollment into the minimum level English or Mathematics course that is applicable to the associate degree.
  • Not have graduated from high school or obtained the General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Graduated from high school with a grade point average below 2.50
  • Been previously enrolled in remedial education
  • Is a first generation college student
  • Is a member of a underrepresented group residing in the immediate service area
  • The primary language in the home is/was non-English
  • Is an emancipated foster youth