Selection Process

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SELECTION CRITERIA

The selection criteria will be applied to those applicants who have met minimum program requirements.

There is a cumulative total of 200 points possible in the following categories:

  • GPA in prerequisite coursework (50 points)
  • Cumulative GPA in all college coursework (45 points)
  • Number of units completed at Taft College (40 points)
  • Progress towards the completion of general education requirements for the Associate Degree (20 points)
  • Attainment of a degree (20 points)
  • Related work experience (25 points)

Here is an example of how points are allocated to coursework completed at Taft College-

Units Points
46+ 5
45 to 40.5 4.5
40 to 35.5 4
35 to 31 3.5
30 to 25.5 3
25 to 20.5 2.5
20 to 15.5 2
15 to 10.5 1.5
10 to 5.5 1
1 to 5 0.5

 

Once the application deadline closes, all submissions are verified.  Fifty percent of the incoming candidates are selected based on ranking point criteria and 50% are selected randomly from all remaining qualified candidates.  Selection is finalized by March 31 and selected candidates are notified in April.

A MANDATORY orientation is held in May.

Contact the Counseling Center at (661)763-7748 for additional information.