Transfer Requirements UC
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (UC)
The University of California is the world's leading public research university system. It is comprised of 9 undergraduate campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and Riverside) with a total enrollment of over 250, 000. Nearly a third of entering UC undergrads are transfer students, demonstrating UC’s commitment to providing higher education opportunities to California Community College students.
Minimum Requirements for Transfer Admission
Complete at least 60 semester units of UC-transferable credit which include:
Two transferable courses in English composition (IGETC Area 1A & 1B).
One transferable course in mathematical concepts and quantitative reasoning (IGETC Area 2).
Four transferable college courses chosen from at least two of the following subject areas:
- Arts & Humanities (IGETC Area 3)
- Social & Behavioral Sciences (IGETC Area 4)
- Physical & Biological Sciences (IGETC Area 5)
- A minimum 2.4 GPA in UC-transferable courses (2.8 if you're a nonresident). Though this is the minimum, keep in mind that most majors and campuses require a higher GPA for admission selection.
Major Preparation: At most campuses, you are required to complete a mimimum set of lower-division courses for your major before you transfer.