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Cabrillo College Admissions

Cabrillo College is not competitive to get into.

If you want to apply to Cabrillo College, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 4/9 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Cabrillo College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Cabrillo College's admissions stats.

Cabrillo College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Cabrillo College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Cabrillo College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 4 9

Applying Early to Cabrillo College?

Cabrillo College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How To Get Into Cabrillo College

Getting into Cabrillo College is not competitive. Cabrillo College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Cabrillo College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Cabrillo College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Cabrillo College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Cabrillo College

Cabrillo College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Cabrillo College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out. Curious about the factors that are considered by Cabrillo College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Cabrillo College for more information on admission factors.

Cabrillo College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Cabrillo College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Cabrillo College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Cabrillo College?

Cabrillo College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Cabrillo College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Cabrillo College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Cabrillo College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Cabrillo College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Cabrillo College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Cabrillo College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Cabrillo College accept transfer credits?

✅ Cabrillo College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Cabrillo College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Cabrillo College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Cabrillo College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Cabrillo College?

✅ Cabrillo College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Cabrillo College?

❌ Cabrillo College does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Cabrillo College?

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Cabrillo College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Cabrillo College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 9

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cabrillo College is Apr 9.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cabrillo College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Cabrillo College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Cabrillo College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 9
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