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Special Announcement

Spring 2017 Admissions

We will be closed for all undergraduate programs, and open for select graduate/credential programs.
For more information, click here.


Summer 2016 Early Start Program                      
Not quite ready for college English and Math? New Fall 2016 entering freshmen should plan to participate in the Early Start Program. To learn more, click here.

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