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Designed for

Aspiring Scholars

AMERICAN COLLEGIATE 2019 | LOS ANGELES 1


American
Collegiate,
Los Angeles
Designed for aspirational global
scholars, American Collegiate’s
program combines small, rigorous
academic courses with personalized
support.

American Collegiate offers a unique


path that’s a world-class preparatory
program for aspiring students
seeking admission to America’s most
selective colleges and universities.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

You will ...


• Finish your program with one
year of undergraduate-level
credit.

• Receive guidance on major


selection and transfer
destination.

• Apply as a transfer student


anywhere in the USA.*

*Aside from the University of California system.

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Begin your academic journey or supplement
your current degree with a program that
puts you in the center of California’s vast
cultural landscape.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

One of the most famous cities in the world, Los Angeles (LA) is located in the
heart of Southern California and offers a wealth of exciting possibilities. Known
as the entertainment capital of the world, LA is a global, modern metropolis with
many diverse, multicultural neighborhoods to explore and an infinite number of
things to see and do. 80

Lakerelax
Drive along scenic roadways, Tahoe •
on sandy beaches, or try water sports like
paddle boarding and surfing — with 75 miles of sunny, California coastline,
Napa
LAValley
puts the
• SACRAMENTO
• Pacific Ocean right at your doorstep.
OAKLAND • 5
• Yosemite

DID YOU KNOW?

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CALIFORNIA LA is…
• The second-most populous city in the United
States, after New York City.

• On the cutting edge of many high-growth


industries, including entertainment, fashion,
hospitality, tourism, health services, biomedicine,
aerospace and technology.

• The only city in North America to have hosted the


• THE VALLEY Summer Olympics twice.

• HOLLYWOOD • Often described as having the “perfect” climate.


• Most days are sunny and warm, with gentle ocean
LOS ANGELES breezes in the summer. The humidity is low and
there is little rain. 
PACIFIC OCEAN

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SAN DIEGO •
The perfect setting
to pursue your
educational aspirations.
ACADEMY
Preparing Global Scholars for Elite Institutions

Build a portfolio of unparalleled experiences and coursework tailored to your


goals while we help you earn transfer admission to a top university or college.

Academy is designed for students with the drive to succeed at leading U.S.
institutions and the courage to immerse themselves in a rigorous preparatory
environment. Students take cross-disciplinary courses, earn valuable
undergraduate-level college credit and apply to a diverse set of institutions that
meet their personal and professional goals.

Support Services Living Accommodations


Comprehensive academic support and concierge Students live and study in Westwood Village, a vibrant
services ensure student success. Dedicated advisors and historic neighborhood of Los Angeles, throughout
will ease every stage of the journey from your home the duration of the Academy program.
country to program completion.

Transfer Guidance
Our expert transfer advisors help you identify your
academic goals and customize a strategic plan to get
you accepted to your first-choice transfer destination.

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Academy / Sample Study Plan Sample Electives
LIFESCI 7A Cell and Molecular Biology
Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3
LIFESCI 7B Genetics, Evolution and Ecology

LIFESCI 7C Physiology and Human Biology


Live, Learn and Grow A Live, Learn and Grow B Live, Learn and Grow C
LIFESCI 23L Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific Methodology

PHYSICS 5A Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Mechanics and Energy

Academic Mentoring Academic Mentoring Academic Mentoring PHYSICS 5B Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Thermodynamics, Fluids, Waves, Light and Optics

PHYSICS 5C Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Electricity, Magnetism and Modern Physics

PHYSICS 10 Physics
English Composition (if needed) or English Composition (if needed) or
Elective CHEM 14A
Elective Elective Atomic and Molecular Structure, Equilibria, Acids and Bases

CHEM 14B Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Kinetics and Organic Chemistry


FOR TRANSFER CREDIT

CHEM 14C Structure of Organic Molecules


Los Angeles as a Global City California History American Politics
CHEM 14D Organic Reactions and Pharmaceuticals

MATH 1 Precalculus
Quantitiative Reasoning (based on MATH 31A Differential and Integral Calculus
Critical Thinking Elective
placement test)
MATH 31B Integration and Infinite Series

STATS 10 Introduction to Statistical Reasoning


Elective Elective Elective PUB HLT 10 Introduction to Public Health

PHYSCI 3 Introduction to Human Physiology

*This is only a sample; not all courses will be available at the start of the intake and are subject to change. NEUROSC 10 Brain Made Simple: Neuroscience for the 21st Century
Note: Recommended course load of three classes per quarter, maximum of four classes per quarter. MIMG 6 Microbiology for Non-majors

SPAN 1 Elementary Spanish

GEOG 1 Earth’s Physical Environment

GEOG 5 People and the Earth’s Ecosystems

ECON 1 Principles of Economics: Microeconomics

ECON 2 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics

LING 1 Introduction to Study of Language

LING M10 Structure of English Words

ANTHRO 3 Culture and Society

ANTHRO 4 Culture and Communication

HIST 20 World History to AD 600

HIST 22 Contemporary World History: 1760 to the Present

SOCIOL 1 Introductory Sociology

PHILOS 7 Introduction to Philosophy of the Mind

PHILOS 22 Introduction to Ethical Theory

PHILOS 31 Logic

PSYCH 10 Introductory Psychology

*This is only a sample; not all courses will be available at the start of the intake and are subject to change.

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Program Fees and Admissions Criteria Housing Prices and Options (meals not included)
PROGRAM BREAKDOWN Pelham: Shared room, shared bath Ashton: Shared room, shared bath

Program Name Program Length Fees Per Quarter Total Program Fees Three Quarters (9 months) Three Quarters (9 months)
Fall 2018 $11,223 Fall 2018 $11,787
Three quarters
Academy $13,200 $39,600 Winter 2019 $10,681 Winter 2019 $11,217
(9 months)
Spring 2019 $11,437 Spring 2019 $12,012

Note: Program fees are subject to change. Program fees do not include housing, meals, health insurance, Summer 2019 $12,166 Summer 2019 $12,778
books or living expenses.
Fall 2019 $11,784 Fall 2019 $12,376

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA
Minimum Scores Required
Other Requirements
GPA IELTS™ TOEFL ITEP

Interview
Signed disclaimer
2.5 6.5 80 4.5
Personal statement
Letter of recommendation

Pelham: Private room, shared bath Ashton: Private room, shared bath
Three Quarters (9 months) Three Quarters (9 months)
Fall 2018 $20,814 Fall 2018 $22,059

Winter 2019 $19,794 Winter 2019 $20,977

Spring 2019 $21,212 Spring 2019 $22,481

Summer 2019 $22,579 Summer 2019 $23,930

Fall 2019 $21,855 Fall 2019 $23,162

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How to Apply

1 SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION 4 RECEIVE YOUR OFFER AND


CONFIRM YOUR ENROLLMENT
Email the following documents to
admissions@americancollegiatela.com Congratulations, you have received your offer!

• Application form • Confirm your enrollment by paying a deposit

• A copy of your passport


• Proof of English-language ability
• A secondary school transcript as well as a
RECEIVE I-20 AND GET YOUR VISA
certified English translation
5 • You will then receive a packet that includes
• If you have graduated, a secondary school
your I-20 and all required documents to apply
diploma as well as a certified English
for your visa
Translation
• Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about
scheduling your visa appointment

2 SCHEDULE YOUR INTERVIEW


Interview with American Collegiate, Los Angeles
admissions director
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• Pay your program and other fees
• Complete required pre-arrival forms

3 COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION • Submit your flight details


• New I-20 or transfer form • Send a scanned copy of your final secondary
transcripts and diploma (if you did not already
• Certificate of Finance form
provide these at the time of application)
• Financial documentation
• Bring with you five original, certified hard
• Liability waivers copies of secondary transcripts and diploma
• American Collegiate, Los Angeles disclaimer (for application to up to five transfer
destinations)
• Letter of recommendation
• Personal statement

NOTE: If you are currently studying in the U.S. and


will be transferring your I-20, you will also need to
submit the current I-20 and the Transfer-in Form.

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Channel Partner Stamp Here (if applicable) ARE THERE ANY GAPS OF 6 MONTHS OR MORE IN NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
YOUR ACADEMIC RECORD?
The University of California, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and
Yes* No
University policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion,
*If yes, what have you been doing? (Check all that apply)
sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry,
Studying English on my own, from (DD/MM/YYYY): To (DD/MM/YYYY): marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services. The
University also prohibits sexual harassment. This nondiscrimination policy covers admis-
Working, from (DD/MM/YYYY): To (DD/MM/YYYY): sion, access, and treatment in University programs and activities. 
LOS ANGELES
Other (please specify activities and dates): Inquiries regarding the University’s nondiscrimination policies and reports of violations
are welcomed at the Dean’s Office, UCLA Extension, 10995 Le Conte Ave., Suite 770, Los
ALL FIELDS ARE REQUIRED Angeles, CA 90024-1333; (310) 825-2362.

PERSONAL DETAILS INTENDED START DATE DECLARATION


Name must appear exactly as shown in applicant’s passport. Indicate year and semester you wish to start. I declare that the information I have supplied on this form is complete and correct.
I understand that giving false or incomplete information may lead to the refusal of
Prefix: Year: 20 Fall Winter Spring Summer my application or cancellation of enrollment and/or loss of visa status. To the extent
Given name/First name: that I have authorized my agent or other third party to sign this form on my behalf,
INTENDED MAJOR(S) AND TRANSFER I agree that I am solely responsible for the information I have supplied, including
Surname/Last name:
DESTINATIONS (OPTIONAL, NOT REQUIRED) the representation below that I have read and understand the published terms and
conditions.
Gender: FORM I-20
Potential Major(s): I have read and understand the published course information in the brochure or
Date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY):
Do you have a Form I-20 from another institution in the United States?
website, and I have sufficient information about American Collegiate, Los Angeles to
City of birth: Desired Transfer Destination 1:
Yes No Expired I-20 End Date (DD/MM/YYYY) make an informed enrollment decision.
Country of birth: Desired Transfer Destination 2: If “Yes” or “Expired,” please provide a copy with your application materials. I give American Collegiate, Los Angeles permission to obtain official records from any
Country of citizenship: Desired Transfer Destination 3: educational institution attended by me.

Passport number: DEPENDENTS I acknowledge that UCLA Extension and/or American Collegiate, Los Angeles may
EDUCATION DETAILS & HISTORY periodically adjust tuition amounts and fees. I agree to pay my tuition and fees in full,
Passport date of expiration (DD/MM/YYYY): Dependents are defined as spouses and/or unmarried children under the age of 21.
English Proficiency – Official exam results must be provided. and understand that the American Collegiate, Los Angeles refund policies apply to me.
Do you have dependents you would like to add to your I-20?
I understand that living expenses in the United States may be higher than in my own
CONTACT DETAILS Have you taken an English Proficiency Exam? Yes No
Yes No country, and I confirm that I have the financial ability to meet these costs.
Permanent non-U.S. home address: If yes, please provide the following information:
I understand that I will be required to commit to a reservation in approved American
Exam taken:
MEDICAL INSURANCE REQUIREMENT Collegiate, Los Angeles housing for the full duration of my program
Street (or physical address):
I understand that I will be required to purchase 12 months of medical insurance cover-
Date taken or scheduled (DD/MM/YYYY): I have read and understand the published program terms and conditions and
age through American Collegiate, Los Angeles at a cost of $2,000. If I remain enrolled in
understand that the most updated copy may be found at
City: If no, please provide the following information: an American Collegiate, Los Angeles program at such time as my 12-month coverage
americancollegiate.com/terms-and-conditions.
expires, I will be required to extend my coverage. The cost of medical insurance chang-
State/Province: Name of exam:
es annually and is correct at the time of printing.
Postal code: Date exam scheduled (DD/MM/YYY): APPLICANT’S SIGNATURE
Country: Secondary School/High School – Please list all schools attended. All transcripts must SPONSORED STUDENTS
be provided. Sponsored Students are defined as any student receiving a sponsorship from their local
Mobile telephone: +[ ]
government, organization, or agency.
Name of school attended:
Home telephone: +[ ]
Check if applicable:
City:
Applicant’s e-mail:
I have guaranteed sponsorship from my local government, organization, or agency.
Country:
Applicant’s mailing address in the USA (if applicable):
Name of Sponsor Body:
From (DD/MM/YYYY): To (DD/MM/YYYY): Date (DD/MM/YYYY):

City: State: Postal code:


(Anticipated) Date of graduation (DD/MM/YYYY): DISCIPLINARY HISTORY
Have you attended additional schooling? Yes* (see below) No Please note that if new circumstances alter your status at school or in your community after PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGNATURE (if applicant is under 18)
CHANNEL PARTNER INFORMATION (IF APPLICABLE) you submit this application, you are required to notify UCLA Extension as soon as possible.
*Additional Schooling
Have you ever been suspended, dismissed, expelled, or required to withdraw from any high
Channel partner, Name: Type:
school or college for academic or disciplinary reasons? (An affirmative response will not
Secondary School/High School Post-Secondary School/University automatically prevent admission, but any omission or falsification is grounds for denial or
Branch:
Vocational English Language rescission of admission, or expulsion.)
Recruiter name:
Foundation Program Other: Yes No Date (DD/MM/YYYY):
Recruiter email:
Name of school attended:
Recruiter phone number:
City: APPLICATION SUBMISSION
EMERGENCY CONTACT Country: Scan and e-mail completed application to admissions@americancollegiate.com.

Given name/First name: Attended from (DD/MM/YYYY): To (DD/MM/YYYY):

Surname/Last name: Have you attended additional schooling? Yes (see below) No

Relationship:

Address:

City:

State/Province:

Postal code:

Country:
Home telephone: +[ ]
Parent/Guardian e-mail:

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admissions@americancollegiatela.com

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