Transfer to a UC

Transfer to a UC

Take English and Math. Many UC’s are looking for English and Math to be completed early.

Complete your major preparation coursework. Look at for specific requirements for your target university and major.

Complete your general education requirements. For the UC, this can be completed using the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC). 

Complete 60 UC transferable semester units with a minimum 2.4 GPA (2.8 for non-residents) for minimum eligibility. Please note that the GPA can be significantly higher due to applicant pool and a 2.4 GPA may not necessarily be competitive.

Apply on time! UC’s open their application on August 1st and close on November 30th

Transfer to UC Tools:

UC Transfer Planner:

Start utilizing this planner to track your eligibility and GPA. UC’s use this to outreach to you, so the sooner you fill this out, the better. You will be able to upload this to your application when it comes time to apply.

Transfer Application Tips and Tools:

Tips and tools for UC application

Transfer Admission Guarantee:

Guarantee to Davis, Irvine, Merced, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Riverside

UCLA Transfer Alliance Program:

Priority consideration for admission to College of Letters and Science applicants with 15 units of honors coursework

UC Application:

Typical time frame for submission of UC Application is November 1 – 30.


General Education sheet used for UC and CSU

Last updated: February 20, 2018