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California Educational Systems At A Glance

 System
 California Community
Colleges (CCC)
 California State
University (CSU)
 University of
California (UC)
 Independent Colleges
and Universities
  Number of campuses
 112
23
10
75
 College entrance test
None required
ACT or SAT on most CSU campuses are required for students with grade point averages under 3.00*
ACT with writing or SAT
ACT or SAT (check with college or university of your choice)
 Degrees offered
Associate degrees and vocational certificates
Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees
Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral, and professional degrees
Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral, and professional degrees
 In-state student fees/tuition
(subject to change)
$46 per unit
(before financial aid)
Average $6,633
(before financial aid)
Average $13,200
(before financial aid)
Average $33,109
(before financial aid)