Admissions

BP 3000 Admissions of College Students

1. California Education Code §76000 permits admission to a community college of “any California resident who possesses a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof.” Other persons may be admitted under the rules of the Board, subject to the restrictions contained in law.



In accordance with §76000 of the California Education Code, San Diego City College may admit students under the following conditions:



  • Persons who possess a high school diploma or California high school proficiency exam certification or a high school equivalency certificate.
  • Persons 18 years of age or older or emancipated minors who do not possess a high school diploma or equivalent may be admitted by the college under provisional admission status.
  • Persons concurrently enrolled in a K-12 program may be admitted as "special part-time" students subject to permission of the parent or guardian, recommendation and approval of the school principal and approval of the college president or designee. Special part-time students will be admitted under provisional admission status. College classes offered on the high school campus and students participating in high school/community college articulated program will not be subject to GPA restrictions specified in AP 3000.2, Student Admissions Status; Click here for more details about Concurrent High School Enrollment.
  • Persons may be admitted as a "special full-time" student pursuant to Education Code §48800.5 with approval of the high school governing board and the college president or designee.Special full-time student will be admitted under provisional admission status.

Persons who do not meet one of the admission criteria stated above will not be admitted under any circumstances.

2.In accordance with §76038 of the California Education Code, students seeking admission who have been previously expelled from a California community college within the past five years,or who are currently in the process of a formal expulsion hearing for any offense listed in AP 3000.2, Student Admission Status,2.a.1- are required to inform the District. Admission eligibility shall be determined in accordance with AP 3000.2, Student Admission Status.



3. In accordance with §76030  of the California Education Code, students who are prevented from all district business due to a protective order, obtained by the district, must apply for reinstatement prior to the expiration of the protective order in accordance with AP 3000.2,Student Admission Status.



The Vice Chancellor of Student Services shall be responsible for admission determination matters pertaining to expulsions in accordance with state and federal law and District policy.