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Transferring to a UC



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Attention Fall 2021 Transfer Students! 

Apply to transfer between October 1-November 30, 2020 for fall 2021 admission!

Start your Transfer Admission Planner now! 

Want guaranteed admission to a UC? 

Learn about the Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)

TAG filing period extended to October 15, 2020. 


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UC Personal Insight Questions 

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University of California

UC BerkeleyUC DavisUC IrvineUC Los AngelesUC MercedUC Riverside

UC Santa BarbaraUC Santa CruzUC San Diego

To transfer to a UC campus you must complete at a minimum: 60 UC transferable units (Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum – IGETC), 2.4 GPA, & the seven course breadth pattern of general education:

  • 2 transferable college courses in English composition
  • 1 transferable college course in mathematical concepts and quantitative reasoning
  • 4 transferable college courses chosen from at least two of the following IGETC subject areas:
    • arts and humanities
    • social and behavioral sciences
    • physical and biological sciences

A competitive GPA in all UCs is a 3.2-3.8

UC Application (Apply Nov 1 - Nov 30)

UC Transfer Admission Planner

Transfer Admission Guarantee (Apply Sep 1 - Sep 30)

UC TAG Matrix_2021-2022

Personal Insight Questions for Transfer Students

UCLA Transfer Admission Guide

UC Tips and Tools for Transfer Applicants

COVID-19 Updates for UC System

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