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Could one semester change your life?


The Academy for College Excellence (ACE) is for anyone interested in a professional career in high-wage or high-demand fields such as:

Healthcare (Nursing, Radiology, Dental Hygiene, etc.)
Criminal Justice
Business / Management
Social Work / Counseling
Lab technician (Biotechnology, Marine Science, etc.)
Computer Information Systems
... or the field of your choice!

Who is eligible for ACE?

Anyone who:

  • is 18 years or older or a high school graduate.
  • will attend community college full-time for one semester.
  • reads at or above a 9th grade level, and placed into Reading 205 on Cabrillo's assessment test.
  • desires to improve personally, academically & professionally.
  • would enjoy being part of a supportive learning community.

“My hope for getting a high-paying job has skyrocketed since I came to the Academy. My self-confidence has been uplifted and I almost feel younger now that I am doing something for myself and for the growth of my family.”

-Nicole, ACE Student

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