Landing Template - Taft College

Admissions - Let’s Get Started!

Train for a career with one of our specialized career technical education programs, advance in your current career with a certificate or degree, or earn credits to transfer with a Transfer Admissions Guarantee to a California State University; University of California select campuses and programs; the University of La Verne; or one of 21 Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We offer more than 75 degrees and certificate programs, including Administration of Justice, Dental Hygiene, Early Childhood Education, Energy Technology, Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health, and many others.

Find your category below "In This Section": New Students, Continuing Students, Returning and Transfer Students, High School Students, International Students, and Veterans, along with Priority Registration.

In this Section

Visit Campus

A great way to get to know Taft College is to plan a visit to our campus. You’ll find a small, intimate college valuing relationships as a foundation for success. Our students say they never expected to fall in love with their school, but it happens!

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Apply to Taft College

Applying to Taft College is quick and easy, so there’s no reason to wait on your future. Become a Taft College Cougar!

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Accepted Students

Our faculty, staff members, and specific departments are here to support you. Here are links to a broad array of support and helpful information for your exciting educational journey. Reach out with any questions, for guidance, or for a wide range of support.

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Degrees for Transfer

See our Transfer Admissions Guarantee and our diverse list of Transfer Degree Programs. Students awarded an Associate in Arts for Transfer or an Associate in Science for Transfer are guaranteed to enter many four-year schools. See the list of schools!

Learn about our degrees for transfer

International Students Information

Are you trying to picture yourself as a college student in the USA? Taft College may be just the place for you! Taft College is nestled among rolling hills at the southern edge of oil and agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley. Although one of the smallest campuses in the California Community College System, Taft College has an academic program and low fee structure that attracts students from many states and nations. Learn more at the International Students link, above.