Eligibility for EOPS

  Students must meet all of these criteria to be eligible:  

  1. Is determined to be a California Resident for Saddleback College admissions purposes.
  2.  Be 18 years of age or a high school graduate.
  3. Has less than 45 units of degree-applicable coursework of combined colleges/universities in the US and/or foreign country.
  4. Be eligible for the California College Promise Grant.
  5. Must be enrolled in at least 12 academic units at Saddleback College.
  6. Must maintain at least a 2.00 GPA.

  and at least one of the following criteria:

  • Saddleback College assessment placement in any English, ESL, and/or Math 300 courses.
  • High school grade point of 2.49 or below
  • First generation college student
  • Parents are non-native English speakers
  • Neither a high school graduate nor obtained GED/high school proficiency
  • Previous enrollment in remedial education
  • Emancipated Foster Youth