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College Admissions Counseling

University of California, Riverside

12 months
3345 USD/year
3345 USD/year
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It's a rigorous climb from high school to college; students need all the help they can get. Tackle your responsibility with confidence. Learn how to organize and present the information to the college-bound to make their transition as smooth as possible. We offer a Professional Certificate in College Admissions Counseling at the University of California, Riverside. 

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In the College Admissions Counseling program from the University of California, Riverside , you will gain the knowledge and expertise to work with students who are ready to make one of the most important decisions in their life. Help junior and senior high school students faced with establishing academic and career goals, and learn the ins and outs of college admissions to help students from a variety of backgrounds.

Designed For

  • High school college and career counselors who want to develop their professional competencies.
  • High school guidance counselors who want to acquire specialized knowledge to transition into the role of college counselor.
  • College admissions personnel who want to become more familiar with high school processes and institutional protocols.
  • Junior high and middle school counselors who want to provide their students with a head start in planning their post-secondary options.
  • Teachers who want to be better informed about post-secondary options.
  • Individuals who want to develop an independent college counseling practice.
  • Parents who want to assist their middle or high school student with the admissions process.

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn

  • How colleges choose students
  • Application calendar for private and public colleges
  • Financial planning and admission procedures for small private colleges
  • Helping athletes and students with special talents
  • Working with underrepresented students
  • Critical dates on the testing calendar
  • Preparing students for college entrance exams

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


18 alternative credits

18 Units



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Agency/embassy/partner university information.
  • Copy of your passport photo page.
  • Financial statement from your bank (view sample), or other source of funding, in English. 
  • Copies of your current I-20, the front and back of your I-94, and current F-1 visa stamp. Required if you are applying as a transfer student from another U.S. institution on an F-1 visa.
  • Parental Release Form Copies of transcripts (Grades 9-12 and the scores of any standardized tests).
  • Official TOEFL score.
  • Copy of your most up-to-date resume.
  • Candidate Appraisal Form.*

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3345 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 3345 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    3345 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3345 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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