Colleges

Higher Education Admission Requirements

Pre-Collegiate Curriculum admission standards is a combination of high school courses, primarily in the areas of English, mathematics, natural and physical sciences, and social sciences that Colorado's four-year public colleges and universities require for admission to their schools. The HEAR guidelines do not apply to community colleges or technical schools. Be sure to check with your prospective colleges to be sure that you are meeting their admission requirements.

ACADEMIC AREA
NUMBER OF UNITS:


ENGLISH 4
MATH (ALG 1/Math 1 & HIGHER) 4
NATURAL/PHYSICAL SCIENCE 3
SOCIAL SCIENCES 3
WORLD LANGUAGE(must be the same language) 1-3
ACADEMIC ELECTIVES 2
TOTAL

**Note: An academic unit is equivalent to one full year of credit in a specific subject. For more specific information, see your counselor. Click on HEAR Course Names for approved Pre-Collegiate high school classes. Be sure to check the GJHS Educational Planning Guide to determine which courses are HEAR approved.

Naviance

Naviance Family Connection is a great tool to help you research colleges, careers, and plan for life after high school. You can add colleges to your profile, research their admissions requirements, apply on-line, and request your high school transcripts be sent electronically, all through Naviance. Click the icon to log in using your regular school password and username and get started today.

FAFSA

Financal Aid

Students/Families will use their 2017 tax information to complete the FAFSA for students starting college in fall 2019. The online FAFSA applicaiton opens October 1.

For a complete list of scholarships and scholarship search tools, visit Naviance Family Connectionand log-in using your regular school username and password.

Student Loan Information: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/finance/student_loans.html

Scholarships

Naviance Family Connection has many scholarship search tools and lists which we update every year. Click on the icon above to log in to Naviance using your regular school username and password. Then click on the "colleges" tab and scroll down to the section on scholarships. See your counselor if you need assistance.

College Opportunity Fund (COF)

COF is the state's "voucher" or "stipend" which covers $62 per credit hour . All students should register for COF at https://connection.naviance.com/fc/signin.php?hsid=gjhs . Click on the link for COF on the right hand side. It only takes a few minute but be sure to have your state ID and social security number ready when you register.