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Why do community colleges accept all students but not universities?


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2010-07-22 17:40:32
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Community colleges do not have an application process like universities do. They are not selective because, as their name might suggest, they are there to educate the community, which is also why they are much cheaper than universities. It may also have to do with the fact that community colleges do not receive as much funding as universities, so they need more students to enroll so they can meet their revenue minimums.

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Most public universities will accept in-state students who graduate from high school with a 3.2 GPA. Community colleges also accept this GPA.

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Assuming that all community colleges are the same, no. Community colleges are considered junior colleges, and not the same as universities or other four year institutions. Most students transfer out of community college after their first two years. In general, community colleges accept anyone, and everyone. Therefore, no, you do not need community service to get into a community college.

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There are many community colleges that will accept low SAT scores or accept students without an SAT score. Regular colleges will also accept students with low SAT scores if they have some interesting volunteer experience or skill.

Most all community colleges have the preferred regional accreditation. Therefore, the coursework and degree you complete through the community college system are recognized by all other colleges and universities as well as employers. How many credits can be transferred always depends on the receiving institution, their transfer credit policy, the specific program of study, and grades received.

Most community colleges will accept a 2.8 GPA or even lower. However, when it comes to top notch universities, you will not be accepted with a 2.8 GPA.

There are many colleges and universities who will accept students with a combined SAT score of 2030. You should check with the colleges to which you wish to apply to find out their specific requirements.

If you compare tuition rates of community colleges to universities, community colleges will win hands down. However, the education you receive at community colleges may not stack up to the education you receive from their competitors. So, how can you ensure that you get a good education while still attending community college? • If you plan on attending a four-year university after community college, than you should call that university and inquire which community colleges they accept the majority of their students from. If there is a community college close to your house, but the university you want to attend doesn’t really accept a lot of their students, then it is worth driving a little bit further to the community college they do accept from. • Community colleges offer honors programs just like universities do. So, inquire about those classes, and enroll in any honor class that you are qualified for. Honors classes at a community college can prepare you for what it would be like to take higher level classes at a university. • Know your math and English materials. Many community colleges, like universities, require their new students to take math and English placement exams. If you do not score well on those exams, you will be required to take lower level courses which do not apply toward your anticipated degree. This can hold you back from transferring to a university for up to a year in some cases. • Get ready to hit the books. Just because you are in community college does not mean you can slack off. Universities look at your community college grades, just as they did your high school grades, when deciding if you meet their requirements. Consequently, universities look more positively on those transfer students who earned good grades in their freshman and sophomore years at community colleges. So, while community colleges may not stack up to a university in every way possible, there are some great opportunities that are available to students who attend community colleges. Take advantage of them and you will be successful when it comes time to transfer to a university.

A score on 16 on an ACT is a rather low score. However, many state universities may allow admission. Also, almost all community colleges will accept students with that score.

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Community colleges accept a 2.2 GPA. One may settle for a 2 year community college course while trying to reach a 3.0 GPA.

Many colleges and universities will accept students with at least a 2.0 GPA in high school, even if accompanied by low SAT scores. Check with advisors, as well as college web sites.

Most colleges will not accept lower GPA's, except for community colleges and low-rate. Colleges. You need to keep looking for a decent college or raise your GPA.

There are many universities that accept new students online. Depending on your qualifications and where you live could determine which university is more suitable for you.

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