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.
    • Practical Nursing applicants only.  Schedule a time to take the TEAS® exam.  Your Admission Counselor will provided you detailed information on how to register.
  • Meet with our Financial Aid and/or VA representative (if applicable).





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    By submitting this application you acknowledge that you have read the information in sections 1 through 4 below.*

    1 You hereby certify that all information you provided is true and correct.  You understand that withholding information requested on this application or giving false information may make you ineligible for admission to the school or subject to dismissal.  You have read this application and certify that the statements you have made on this application are correct and complete, including all college work completed.  You consent to receive communications from CALC until you notify us by text or email that you wish to opt out.  You understand that if you are found to have made false or misleading statements your admission may be rescinded or you may be disciplined by the institution.

    There is no guarantee of employment upon graduation implied.  Program disclosers can be found at:  Completers of  career programs may be required by potential employers to provide a copy of a recent physical, immunization records, and be subject to drug screening, background checks, and verify credit information.

    3 The Title IX Coordinator’s contact information along with your rights under Title IX can be found on our Title IX page at:

    The Annual Security Report (ASR) is a report published on a yearly bases that includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus.  The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters.  You can obtain a copy of this report here or by contacting the Title IX Coordinator.

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