Welcome to the beginning of your educational journey.  We are glad that you have considered on taking this journey with CALC.

CALC is open to all applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.  In order to be admitted into programs of study leading to a certificate, applicants must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent, or General Education Development/GED certificate.

Application Procedure

  • Apply below.  (No application fee required.)
  • Meet with an Admissions Counselor at the campus to which you applied. (Schedule a time to take the entrance exam.)
  • Meet with our Financial Aid and/or VA representative (if applicable).





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    Fairview Heights