Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.
Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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American Collegiate LA

American Collegiate, Los Angeles is an elite, one-year transfer program that combines small, rigorous academic courses with personalized support for international students.

  • Unique Transfer Program
  • 30:1 student-to-faculty ratio

Degrees

Undergraduate Degrees

Located in the heart of Southern California, ACLA offers foundational general education courses. You will earn credit from a Top 20-ranked university and have the opportunity to transfer to premier institutions around the US.

Life in Los Angeles, California

The entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles is a culturally diverse city known for its 75 miles of beaches, sunny weather, and strong ties to Hollywood, tech, health care, start-ups, and finance.

Important Dates

Spring 2020

Application Deadline

February 24, 2020

Payment Due

March 9, 2020

Move-in Date

March 23, 2020

Program Start

March 30, 2020

Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, campus location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and our Career Accelerator Program — are included with tuition.

51,100

Typical cost for two semesters

39,600

Tuition

9,500

Housing

2,000

Other

Housing

9,500

Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Your preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

American Collegiate LA

Overview

  • Preparing Global Scholars for Elite Institutions
  • Access to Top 100 Universities
  • Diverse international city

American Collegiate LA