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Transferring to a Private University


Important COVID-19 updates from the Private Universities

USC 2022-23 Transfer Brochure 

Private University Application Deadlines




There are over 74 private colleges and universities in California. Los Angeles Valley College has articulation and/or course agreements with many of these independent colleges and universities. Entrance requirements may be similar to public institutions or require an additional supplemental application. Some agreements may require only general education, while others list major specific requirements. Many California Independent Colleges and Universities accept completed IGETC or GE Breadth coursework for transfer admission. Some independent schools have substitute, additional, or specialized course requirements for admission. For more information, please see a counselor.

Frequently Requested Universities

Campus Website Transfer Website Agreements with LAVC Related Information
Academy of Art Transfer Website Agreement  
American Jewish University Transfer Website    
Anitoch University Transfer Website Agreement  
Azusa Pacific University Transfer Website Agreement General Education Transfer Guidelines
Biola University Transfer Website   Transfer Equivalencies Tool
California Lutheran University Transfer Website Agreement  
Charles R. Drew University Transfer Website    
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise Transfer Website   Course Equivalency Guide
Los Angeles Film School     General Requirements
Loyola Marymount University Transfer Website Agreement  
Mount St. Mary's University Transfer Website Agreement  
National University Transfer Website   Equivalency Tool
Pepperdine University Seaver College Transfer Website Agreement  
Pepperdine University School of Business Transfer Website   Transfer Requirements Brochure
University of La Verne Transfer Website Agreement  
University of the Pacific  Transfer Website Agreement  
University of Redlands Transfer Website Agreement  
University of San Francisco Transfer Website Agreement  
University of Southern California Transfer Website Transfer Planning Guide USC Transfer Brochure
Western Governers University Transfer Website    
Woodbury University Tranfser Website