California Preparatory College

Located in the city of Colton, California Preparatory College (CPC) is a private, faith-based, two-year college that offers students a high degree of individual mentoring through life counselors, small classroom sizes, and a dedicated staff and faculty that have a real passion for Christian higher education. CPC is committed to providing quality, private education at an affordable cost.

CPC offers associate degree programs in Health Science and Business Administration as well as certificate programs in English as a Second Language (ESL) and Western Healthcare Practices and Communication (WHPC).

CPC is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). See our Accreditation page for more information.

For New Student and admissions information, please call our special admissions telephone number at 909.436.7074

Due to visitation restrictions created by COVID-19, visits are by appointment only between 8am and 5pm on Mondays through Thursdays. Zoom meeting appointments are also available.

Happening @ CPC


Oct 19
Spring Semester Registration – Now Open!


Contact your Life Counselor to make arrangements for Spring Semester Registration.

Nov 15
CPC Thanksgiving Celebration


Thanksgiving is a wonderful tradition that reminds everyone in America that we are one Big Family, no matter where we are from. We hope you will join in the spirit of this celebration. We hope to see you there. If you wish, you can bring food to this event. The lists of traditional food are: Cranberry Sauce, Corn, Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Stuffing, Gravy, Pumpkin Pie, and Apple Pie.

Nov 22
Thanksgiving Break


School is open for limited hours during Thanksgiving Break. Please call for holiday hours if you are interested in visiting the campus.

Dec 10
Last Day of Fall Semester


Last day of Fall Semester. Don’t forget to register for the Spring Semester with your Life Counselor.

Dec 13
Winter Break


School is open for limited hours during Winter Break. Please call for holiday hours if you are interested in visiting the campus.


  • Oct. 19 –  Spring Registration Opens
  • Oct. 26 –  Last Day to Drop with a “W”
  • Nov. 1  –   Daylight Savings Time Ends
  • Nov. 22-26 – Thanskgiving
  • Dec. 10 –  Last Day of Fall Term
  • Dec. 17  –  Grades are Due
  • Dec. 13-31 – Winter Break
  • Dec. 24 & 31 – School Closed
  • Jan. 10 –  First Day of Spring Term

News & Important Dates

Student Accounts

  • Students, please be sure to have your financial clearance signed off for this upcoming Spring Semester. Come by and see us if you have any questions on your statement.
  • Please make plans to register early to take advantage of any discounts available.
  • Note that an email was sent out about discounts for early registration.
  • Late Registration Fee of $75 applied after January 10th.

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