California Dream Act Application
Claremont McKenna College Federal code is: 001170
Date available: October 1
According to the State of California, students may apply for financial aid through the California Dream Act (AB 540) if they meet ALL of the following criteria:
They have attended a California high school for at least three years or graduated early from a California high school with the equivalent of three or more years of credit.*
They have graduated from a California high school or have passed the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE), or have obtained a Certificate of General Education Development (GED).
They will register or enroll in an accredited and qualifying California college or university.
If applicable, they have completed an affidavit to legalize immigration status as soon as they are eligible.
* If you graduated early from high school under this provision, you must have also attended other California schools (elementary and secondary) for a cumulative total of three or more years.
Students meeting all of these requirements should visit the California Dream Act website or contact our office for more information.