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General Admissions Requirements

All applicants must be at least 18 years old and must have completed High School or its equivalent. Eagle Rock College accepts applicants of age 16 who have graduated from high school, passed the General Education Development (GED) or the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE), and/or completed secondary school through homeschooling as defined by California State law. 

We encourage our applicants to visit the college prior to enrollment, view the facility and meet faculty and staff. The applicant will meet our admission advisor to engage personal interview and to complete an application form. The applicant will be given the college catalog, completion and placement rate data, and the School Performance Fact Sheet. Our admission advisors will provide our prospect students all of the details to start their new career at ERC. 

We aim to strengthen relationships between Eagle Rock College alumnae, students, and soon-to-be alumnae while maximizing potential in both personal and professional lives. 

For admission to one of Eagle Rock College’s Associate’s degree programs, a potential student must complete all of the following:

  • Submit an original high school diploma or original transcript indicating that the student graduated from an accredited high school or a GED Certificate.
  • Submit official copies of transcripts all postsecondary level institutions attended by the applicant prior to enrolling at Eagle Rock College. All non-English transcripts must be translated into English and be officially certified.
  • Complete, sign, and submit a Eagle Rock College Application Form. Pay a Registration Fee of $100.
  • Attend a New Student Orientation.

Prospective students who are planning to apply to the English as a Second Language program must complete adhere to the following admissions requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Submit a copy of a high school or college diploma (if in a foreign language, the transcript must be translated into English and notarized)
  • Complete an International Student Application
  • Provide financial statement
  • Submit copy of I-94 and passport 
  • Pay initial fees:
    • $75 non-refundable application fee
    • $100 non-refundable Form I-20 processing fee
    • $200 SEVIS-901 fee (paid directly to SEVP)
  • Take campus tour
  • Take written and oral English placement exams during the admissions process to determine which ESL level to be placed in corresponding to the scores achieved on the placement exams (see “Minimum Requirements Needed to Advance to Next Level” section for placement exam scores based on each level)
  • Must have sufficient funds to cover the cost of attendance for the intended course of study
  • Financial Support Document must be submitted (The Financial Support Documents is available by contacting the Admission’s Office)

The F-1 student visa applicants must have evidence by submitting a recent official financial statement or those sufficient funds are immediately available to pay all tuition and living costs for the entire period of intended stay.

Advanced placement and appropriate academic credit will be granted to students passing challenge exams who demonstrate mastery of any course offered by Eagle Rock College. The administrative fee of $50 applies for each course that is being challenged. Credit for such courses will appear as “CR” on the student’s Eagle Rock College transcript and will not be included in the GPA calculation.

ERC will help you apply qualifying credits-up to 30% toward your diploma/degree program. Transfer students must meet the admission requirements in effect at the time of enrollment and must comply with the same admission procedures for each program as mentioned above. Upon admission, academic credits earned at other approved/accredited institutions will be evaluated by the Registrar and be given transfer credit (TC) only upon a course-by-course evaluation for similar subject and content and closely approximating the units and instructional hours as those offered by ERC.

To learn how your transfer credits could help you complete your programs please call our Admission Advisor.

Prospective Students

Prospective students must take and pass the entrance examination. The College uses the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE) as its entrance test. Eagle Rock College adopts the minimum passing scores as indicated by the publisher, which are as follows:

Name of Course

Minimum Passing Test

Medical Assistant  13
Medical Billing & Coding  18
Business Management  16
Software Developer Essentials  16
Admission Procedures

Established procedures for admission to Eagle Rock College:

  • The applicant will make an appointment with the College.
  • The prospective student will be given the School Performance Fact Sheets.
  • The prospective student is given a tour of the facilities.
  • The applicant will take the entrance examination. ESL applicants will take the placement test.
  • The applicant will be notified of the decision of the Admissions Department when the above procedures have been completed.
  • Students with special needs will be addressed on a case-to-case basis. The facility can be accessed by wheelchair. Students who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome will use voice recognition software to learn computer application programs. However, the college will refer students to other educational institutes that have better resources to meet specific special needs of students.
Ask Admissions staff all your questions
Admissions Advisor -ESL
Sukjin Cho