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West Sacramento Promise

Residents of the City of West Sacramento who graduated from a Washington Unified School District high school within the last six months may attend two years at Sacramento City College, Cosumnes River College, or Folsom Lake College, fee-free (eligibility rules apply).

Note: American River College classes are eligible for the program only if SCC is the student's home college.



  1. Apply to Sacramento City College.
  2. Apply for Financial Aid: Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application (CADAA)* by the Los Rios Promise Program Enrollment and FAFSA Completion deadline. See all financial aid deadlines.
    * If you are not a US citizen or permanent US resident, then you should fill out the CADAA instead of the FAFSA.
  3. Apply to the West Sacramento Promise.

The West Sacramento College Promise is an initiative approved by the voters of the City of West Sacramento in November 2016 as part of the City's Kids' Home Run Program. The West Sacramento College Promise allocates funds to cover the first two years of community college fees for eligible West Sacramento students. The program is a partnership between the City of West Sacramento, Washington Unified School District, and Sacramento City College.