For Parents and Families
Skyline College is located just west of Skyline Boulevard in San Bruno. Students like Skyline College because of its convenient location, low cost, availability of programs and comprehensive program offerings, flexible schedule and a student-centered environment. Skyline also provides job training, associate degrees and transfer opportunities.
Here are just some of the ways Skyline College is helping high school students achieve their educational goals:
- Concurrent Enrollment Program (open to all high school students)
The Concurrent Enrollment Program gives high school students the opportunity to take college courses while they are still in high school, FREE-for up to 11 units per semester!
- Priority Enrollment Program (open to graduating high school students)
The transition from high school to college can be difficult and confusing. The Priority Enrollment Program (PEP) makes it easy by giving high school seniors priority registration at Skyline College for summer and fall terms. Students interested in participating in PEP should sign up for one of the sessions held in the spring.
- Outreach Events
Skyline College works to recruit, admit, retain, and help students achieve their educational goals. For more information about Skyline College's Outreach, call Nate Nevado, Outreach Counselor (650) 738-4388.
- Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors
Skyline College offers scholarships for graduating seniors from the following high schools who plan to be full-time students at Skyline College in the fall and spring. There are two recipients from each high school.
Baden, Capuchino, El Camino, Jefferson, Lincoln, Oceana, Peninsula, South San Francisco, Terra Nova, Thornton, Washington, Westmoor.
Skyline College's high school Scholarship Applications have a May deadline. To maximize financial aid opportunities, students should apply early. Skyline College Financial Aid Code is 007713.
- Associate Degrees and Certificates
Students earn Associate in Arts (A.A.) and Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees or achieve career success through certificate programs. Skyline offers more than 80 Associate Degree and Certificate programs taught by diverse and dynamic faculty who are experts in their fields.
The following programs require special application and have unique admissions requirements and procedures.
Many students transfer to numerous four-year colleges and universities after completing general education (lower division courses) at Skyline College. Skyline has Transfer Admission Guarantees (TAGs) with several UC and CSU campuses and private universities that guarantee admission to these schools for students who fulfill the requirements. The Transfer Opportunity Center provides comprehensive university transfer services, resources and activities. Students may participate in university tours, meet university representatives, and get assistance with university applications.
- Honors Program
The Honors Transfer Program is an intellectual community among students and faculty that provides challenging course work, small classes, academic enrichment activities, leadership development, personalized academic counseling, recognition of scholarly accomplishments, and support in the transfer process.
- Study Abroad Program
The Study Abroad Program offers students of all ages the unique and valuable opportunity to live and study in another country while progressing toward their educational objectives. Students in this popular international study program live and study in some of the world's great cities at a very reasonable cost.
Skyline is easily accessible from Hwy 280, Hwy 101, Hwy 35 and Hwy 1. SamTrans Routes 121, 123 and 140 provide weekday service to Skyline College from many key locations, including BART. Visitors may park in the visitor parking spots for free for a maximum of 45 minutes. Daily parking permits are also available for $2.00. For parking lots and daily parking machines, see campus map.
- Undocumented Students - AB540
California Assembly Bill 540 (AB540) authorized any student, other than a nonimmigrant alien, who meets all of the following requirements, be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at the California Community Colleges, the University of California, and the California State University
1. The student must have attended a high school (public or private) in California for three or more years.
2. The student must have graduated from a California high school or attained the equivalent prior to the start of the term (i.e. passing the GED or California High School Proficiency exam).
3. An alien student who is without lawful immigration status must file an affidavit with the college or university stating that he or she has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status, or will file an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.
Skyline College participates in men's and women's intercollegiate athletic competition within the Coast Conference for the benefit of those students interested in team competition. The following intercollegiate sports are available at Skyline:
Men's Varsity Baseball
Men's Varsity Basketball
Men's Varsity Soccer
Men's Varsity Wrestling
Women's Varsity Badminton
Women's Varsity Basketball
Women's Varsity Soccer
Women's Varsity Volleyball
In WebSMART, students can register for classes, download transcripts, apply for financial aid and much more! You may also view our Class Schedule to select courses that match your interests.
To apply for admission, complete an Online Application.
For information, contact Aricka Bueno, Outreach Counselor, at (650) 378-7301 x19557.