Bachelor's Degree Program

An easier, more affordable way to get your bachelor's degree.

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The california community colleges offers a bachelor’s degree program that sets you on the path for your future in a well-paying job located right in your community.

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CCC Apply

Complete the enrollment application for any California community college.

I Can Afford College

Learn about financial aid that can help you pay for fees, books, supplies and sometimes even help with the rent.

Step: Forward

Learn how to get priority registration which allows you to register early so you can get the courses you need.

California Career Education

Learn about the 200+ programs providing hands-on training for the jobs of today and well into the future earnings of graduates who received a degree or certificate in a specific program area.


Press Releases

June 5, 2015

Graduates Making History as the First to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree from a California Community College

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May 18, 2015

Final three California community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees selected

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Media Coverage

SMC to Hold June 7 Celebration for First-Ever Bachelor’s Degree Graduates

May 19, 2018 | Santa Monica Daily Press

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are 15 California community colleges currently offering this program. Find out which one is closest to you with the ZIP code locator.

The estimated total cost to earn a bachelor’s degree should be about $10,500 total for all four years.

No. Unfortunately, the California College Promise Grant (formerly known as the Board of Governors’ Fee Waiver) is not available for upper-division classes in this program, but you may be eligible for other financial aid. Check out for more information.