Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 344 Two-Year Colleges Most two-year colleges are community colleges. Community colleges provide affordable pro- grams that make it possible for students to begin their careers after two years of college or less. Students who complete a short-term program receive a certificate or diploma. Those completing a two-year program re- ceiveanassociate’sdegree. Studentswhowanttoearnabachelor’sdegree can start at a community college and then transfer to a four-year college. Most two-year colleges are very affordable Going to a community college for one year usually costs less than half of what it costs to go to a four-year college for a year. All high school graduates are welcome Students need only a high school diploma to enroll in most two-year col- lege programs. Types of Colleges PART I On the Road to College There are several different kinds of colleges. Learn about all of your college options so that you can decide which type of college is going to be right for you.