Free Community College An Investment in our Future

The San Diego College Promise program is your pathway to high-quality education and career training. Imagine the possibilities!

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Now accepting San Diego Promise Applications for Fall 2017

Application Process

College Promise Applications due by April 14, 2017.


  • FREE tuition
  • Up to $750 in grants for textbooks and related instructional supplies
  • One-on-One counseling sessions and academic support


  • Must be a California resident for tuition purposes or have attended a California high school for three years
  • Complete a San Diego Promise application by April 14, 2017
  • Complete a Fall 2017 application for admission to City, Mesa, or Miramar college at
  • Complete a 2017-18 financial aid (FAFSA) or Dream Act application at or
  • Complete an online orientation for City, Mesa, or Miramar college
  • Take English and math assessments to determine the best English and math course for you
  • Maintain 2.0 grade point average through high school graduation
  • Earn high school diploma or equivalent by June 30, 2017

Mission: San Diego Continuing Education commits to student success and community enrichment by providing accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and support services to diverse adult learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career advancement, and pathways to college.