Credit for Prior Learning
What is Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)? Credit awarded for validated college level skills and knowledge gained outside of a college classroom.
Here at Shasta College we recognize that many students bring their own unique set of experiences to campus. Explore the Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) options offered through Shasta College.
- Adult students who participate in CPL saved an average of 9 to 14 months in completing their degree and between $1,500 and $10,200 in expenses.
- Students are 17 percent more likely to complete their program when they take advantage of an institution’s CPL offerings.
(Source: Data from a 2020 report published by CAEL and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE))
Speak to a counselor for all Credit for Prior Learning options and how they can best meet your academic goals.