Apply for Transfer
WHEN AND WHERE TO APPLY:
You should plan to apply for transfer admission the year prior to when you want to transfer to a university. Do not wait until you are completely finished with your coursework before you apply! Coursework can typically be in progress/planned at the time of application. Application filing periods are listed below. Generally, the admission application deadline for CSU and UC campuses is November 30 the year prior to your transfer.
Online applications are preferred by most colleges. Many private & independent schools, including USC, Pepperdine and Mount Saint Mary's, use the Common Application and usually have a later application deadline than CSU and UC schools.