Admissions

Admissions


Prospective students are required to complete all required forms and submit all documents for admission which is listed below. If you have any questions regarding the admission process, please contact the admission adviser either by phone at (949) 872-2224 or by email at admissions@calimt.edu. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you work towards your success.

 

Enrollment Process

(1) Submit application → (2) Admissions Committee reviews application → (3) CALIMT notifies applicant of admissions decision → (4) Applicant decides → (5) Student pays tuition → (6) Student enrolls in classes → (7) Student is assigned an academic adviser



MBA Program

Required Application Documents
  1. Application Form
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Application Fee
  5. Resume
  6. Professional or Academic Reference, minimum one
  7. Official language score (for non-native English speakers)
  8. Distance Education Questionnaire
  9. School Performance Fact Sheet
  10. Current Passport-Sized Photograph
  11. Submit a Government Issued photo ID copy
Undergraduate Degree Requirements

An Undergraduate Degree from an institution of higher education that is accredited by an agency recognized by one of the following:

  1. US Department of Education
  2. Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  3. An accepted foreign equivalent that is listed in the International Handbook of Universities
  4. The government of the country in which the degree was awarded
English Language Test Scores (for non-native English speakers only)

Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate college-level proficiency in English through one of the following for admission to CALIMT’s graduate-level program:

  1. Degree from an accredited institution where English is the principal language of instruction
  2. A minimum TOEFL score of 530 PBT or 71 iBT (CALIMT’s institution code is 7600 for TOEFL scores)
  3. A minimum score of 50 on the PTE Academic Score Report
  4. A minimum grade of Level 3 on the ACT COMPASS’s English as a Second Language Placement Test
  5. A minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam
  6. A minimum B-2 English proficiency level identified within the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) standards and assessed through various ESOL examinations, including the University of Cambridge
  7. A transcript indicating completion of at least 30 semester hours of credit with an average grade of “B” or higher at an accredited college or university where the language of instruction was English
  8. CollegeBoard Accuplacer ESL Exam Series (*preferred method, see below for details)

Scores required for admission to MBA and BBA programs on the College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series are as follows:

ESL Language UseScore of 85
ESL ListeningScore of 80
ESL ReadingScore of 85
ESL Sentence MeaningScore of 90
ESL Write placerScore of 4
Comprehensive Score for all examsScore of 350
Highlights of College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series (for non-native speakers only)

CALIMT offers the College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series test, a convenient language option for many students. The Accuplacer exam is a web-based, affordable, untimed, and multiple choices exam to identify your strengths and needs in each subject area.

 

Why ACCUPLACER?

  • Only $35 to take the exam (compared to $200 for TOEFL).
  • CALIMT administers the exam, so you can schedule to take the exam when you are ready.
  • Offers flexible retake up to 5 times per admission cycle and fee of $10 will be applied to each retake.
  • There’s no time limit on the tests.
  • Free practice tests and study apps are available to help you perform your best.

 

ACCUPLACER SAMPLE QUESTIONS & RESOURCES

Practice & Prepare:

ACCUPLACER Sample Questions

Improve your ACCUPLACER score

 

Scores required for admission to MBA and BBA programs on the College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series are as follows:

ESL Language UseScore of 85
ESL ListeningScore of 80
ESL ReadingScore of 85
ESL Sentence MeaningScore of 90
ESL Write placerScore of 4
Comprehensive Score for all examsScore of 350

 

INFORMATION FOR TEST TAKERS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.ACCUPLACER.ORG

For more information, please contact: testcenter@calimt.edu

 

Transfer of Credit

Prospective students requesting transfer of credit earned from previous training at another postsecondary institution should apply during the admissions process. Credit transfer will be evaluated on an individual course basis. If a credit transfer request is successful, students will be credited the tuition amount for course(s) transferred. For credit to be considered, the credit must be earned from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CALIMT does not accept credit earned through challenge examinations, achievement tests, experiential learning or for courses completed in the military, in the workplace, through apprenticeships or training programs.

Courses requested for transfer credit must have been completed within the previous five years. Transfer credit toward the MBA program at CALIMT may be awarded only for master-level courses completed by the student at other institutions if such courses meet the standards of CALIMT and the requirements of the MBA program. Only courses comparable in content to those offered by CALIMT will be eligible for transfer credit. To receive credit, students must have earned a grade of “B” or higher. Official transcripts as well as a course description from the school catalog, or a syllabus for each course considered for credit must be provided to the Program Chair. Transcripts from non-U.S. institutions must be evaluated by an appropriate third party and translated into English. CALIMT reserves the right to request additional course documentation as needed to complete a thorough evaluation. The maximum allowable transfer credit that can be awarded is 20% of the total credits required to complete the degree.


BBA Program

Required Application Documents
  1. Application Form
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Application Fee
  5. Official language score (for non-native English speakers)
  6. Distance Education Questionnaire
  7. School Performance Fact Sheet
  8. Current Passport-Sized Photograph
  9. Submit a Government Issued photo ID copy
English Language Test Scores (for non-native English speakers only)

Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate college-level proficiency in English through one of the following for admission:

  1. Degree from an accredited institution where English is the principal language of instruction
  2. A minimum TOEFL score of 530 PBT or 71 iBT (CALIMT’s institution code is 7600 for TOEFL scores)
  3. A minimum score of 50 on the PTE Academic Score Report
  4. A minimum grade of Level 3 on the ACT COMPASS’s English as a Second Language Placement Test
  5. A minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam
  6. A minimum B-2 English proficiency level identified within the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) standards and assessed through various ESOL examinations, including the University of Cambridge
  7. A transcript indicating completion of at least 30 semester hours of credit with an average grade of “B” or higher at an accredited college or university where the language of instruction was English
  8. CollegeBoard Accuplacer ESL Exam Series (*preferred method, see below for details)

Scores required for admission to MBA and BBA programs on the College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series are as follows:

ESL Language UseScore of 85
ESL ListeningScore of 80
ESL ReadingScore of 85
ESL Sentence MeaningScore of 90
ESL Write placerScore of 4
Comprehensive Score for all examsScore of 350
Highlights of College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series (for non-native speakers only)

CALIMT offers the College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series test, a convenient language option for many students. The Accuplacer exam is a web-based, affordable, untimed, and multiple choices exam to identify your strengths and needs in each subject area.

 

Why ACCUPLACER?

  • Only $35 to take the exam (compared to $200 for TOEFL).
  • CALIMT administers the exam, so you can schedule to take the exam when you are ready.
  • Offers flexible retake up to 5 times per admission cycle and fee of $10 will be applied to each retake.
  • There’s no time limit on the tests.
  • Free practice tests and study apps are available to help you perform your best.

 

ACCUPLACER SAMPLE QUESTIONS & RESOURCES

Practice & Prepare:

ACCUPLACER Sample Questions

Improve your ACCUPLACER score

 

Scores required for admission to MBA and BBA programs on the College Board Accuplacer ESL Exam Series are as follows:

ESL Language UseScore of 85
ESL ListeningScore of 80
ESL ReadingScore of 85
ESL Sentence MeaningScore of 90
ESL Write placerScore of 4
Comprehensive Score for all examsScore of 350

 

INFORMATION FOR TEST TAKERS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.ACCUPLACER.ORG

For more information, please contact: testcenter@calimt.edu

 

Transfer of Credit

Prospective students requesting transfer of credit earned from previous training at another postsecondary institution should apply during the admissions process. Credit transfer will be evaluated on an individual course basis. If a credit transfer request is successful, students will be credited the tuition amount for course(s) transferred. For credit to be considered, the credit must be earned from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CALIMT does not accept credit earned through challenge examinations, achievement tests, experiential learning or for courses completed in the military, in the workplace, through apprenticeships or training programs.

Courses requested for transfer credit must have been completed within the previous five years. Transfer credit toward the BBA program at CALIMT may be awarded only for undergraduate-level courses completed by the student at other institutions if such courses meet the standards of CALIMT and the requirements of the BBA program. Students can transfer up to 90 credits – only need to complete 30 credits (10 courses) at CALIMT for a BBA degree. Only courses comparable in content to those offered by CALIMT will be eligible for transfer credit. To receive credit, students must have earned a grade of “B” or higher. Official transcripts as well as a course description from the school catalog, or a syllabus for each course considered for credit must be provided to the Program Chair. Transcripts from non-U.S. institutions must be evaluated by an appropriate third party and translated into English. CALIMT reserves the right to request additional course documentation as needed to complete a thorough evaluation.


Certificate Programs (All)

Required Application Documents
  1. Application Form
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Application Fee
  5. Resume
  6. Submit a Government Issued photo ID copy
Admission Criteria

Admission to CALIMT’S certificate programs is conducted throughout the year. Any individual who meets the following criteria may apply for admission to CALIMT’s certificate programs:

  1. Is 18 years of age; AND
  2. Possesses a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent:
    • General Education Development Certificate (GED) OR
    • Transcripts from a postsecondary school accredited by an agency recognized by one of the following: US Department of Education, Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), An accepted foreign equivalent that is listed in the International Handbook of Universities, or Government of the country in which the degree was awarded that verifies completion of a program of at least two years in length and for which credit may be applied toward a baccalaureate degree