Requirements for Admission

Requirements for Admission | Los Angeles, OC & Ontario, CA

Don’t be nervous! The American Career College admissions process is straight-forward—and your admissions advisor will walk you through every step of the process. 

Our first rule about asking questions, is never hesitate to ask a question. Your Admissions Advisor will have all the details about each career college program

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Here’s how the process works:

  • Visit a career college campus and meet with an Admissions Advisor. This is an important first step. We encourage you to bring your family and involve them in the process.
  • Fill out an American Career College Admissions Form.
  • If you have your High School diploma or equivalent, you'll need to take the Wonderlic SLE entrance evaluation exam. The Wonderlic SLE covers things like basic math and English, and the required scores vary by program.
  • If you're interested in either the Vocational Nursing program or Respiratory Therapy program, you'll take the HESI exam in addition to the Wonderlic SLE. The HESI exam covers subjects relevant to health care training, and applicants must earn a score of 70% or higher.

Set up an appointment with your American Career College Admissions Advisor right away to get all of the details—that’s all it takes to start your path to a new career at American Career College!

Tuition and Fees vary by program. For the most up-to-date school tuition information, please call 1-877-832-0790 to speak to a school admissions advisor, or click here to view our school's course catalog.

High School Equivalency

HSE stands for High School Equivalency, and is a nationally recognized certificate of high school equivalency. The High School Equivalency (HSE) exam consists of five tests over two days: Writing, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, and Reading.

At ACC, we want to do everything we can to help you succeed. We partnered up with the HSE Academy who offer a High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation Program that is designed to help you do your best on your High School Equivalency (HSE) exam. HSE Academy offers High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation and practice testing in a comfortable, safe, classroom environment.

HSE Academy will work with you to set up an individualized schedule to help you prepare.

HSE Academy will also supply teaching, tutoring and take-home study materials. If necessary, we will refer you to a public adult school for added help.