Applying for Admission

Student Classifications

New Students are students who have never attended Crafton Hills College.

Returning Students are students who have attended Crafton Hills College but did not take classes the previous term (excluding summer term).

Continuing Students are students who have attended Crafton Hills College during the previous term.

Who May Apply

Admission to Crafton Hills College is open to those who meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Eighteen years of age or older and can benefit from instruction offered by the college, or
  • A high school graduate, or
  • Have a G.E.D. (General Education Development) Certificate, or
  • Have a California High School Proficiency Certificate


Out-of-state residents and citizens of other countries here on student visas may also attend Crafton Hills College, subject to regulations that can be obtained from the Admissions & Records Office. These students will be required to pay non-resident tuition fees. Education Code, 68050


Current high school students may be admitted under special circumstances.

Special Admissions

California Residency Information

This section of the catalog provides a general summary of the principal rules about residency. For the detailed rules used by admission officers for residency determination, reference should be made to regulations of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges in Sub-Chapter 1 commencing with Section 54000 of Division 6 of Chapter V, of Title 5 of the California Administrative Code, and the regulations and guidelines available at the Admissions & Records Office. These regulations are subject to change without notice by the state Legislature.