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Private Colleges

California's fully accredited independent colleges and universities provide a host of options at undergraduate, graduate and professional levels for students planning to continue their education beyond community college.

Some colleges and universities require a certain number of completed units before considering students eligible for transfer. Others will accept students at any time. The requirements are outlined in the respective college catalogs, available upon request from the college's or university's Office of Admissions.

Since admissions requirements vary by campus, students planning on transferring to a private college should meet with their counselor to develop an educational plan. Copies of breadth requirements and major requirements for some nearby independent colleges and universities can be found in the college's Career/Transfer Centers.

Click here to view a map of California Independent Colleges and Universities.

Private University websites

AICCU – Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities http://www.aiccu.edu/
Azusa Pacific University http://www.apu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/requirements/transfer/
Biola University http://undergrad.biola.edu/apply/process/transfer/
Brandman University https://www.brandman.edu/admissions/transfer-center/college-transfer
California Baptist University http://www.calbaptist.edu/future-students/why-cbu/applying-cbu/transfer-students/
Chapman University http://www.chapman.edu/admission/undergraduate/transfer-students.aspx
La Sierra University https://lasierra.edu/admissions/#c1935
Loma Linda University http://www.llu.edu/central/academics/index.page
National University http://www.nu.edu/Admissions/Undergraduate/TransferInformation.cfm
University of La Verne http://laverne.edu/admission/undergraduate/transfer-requirements/
University of Redlands http://redlands.edu/admissions-and-aid/undergraduate/
University of the Pacific http://www.pacific.edu/Admission/Undergraduate/Applying/Transfers.html
University of Southern California http://admission.usc.edu/
Western University of Health Sciences http://prospective.westernu.edu/university

 

Transfer Agreements

Azusa Pacific University http://www.apu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/requirements/transfer/articulation/
Brandman University https://www.brandman.edu/transfer-guides/ca
California Baptist University https://insidecbu.calbaptist.edu/ics/Academics/Transfer_Course_Information.jnz
Chapman University http://www.chapman.edu/students/academic-resources/registrar/student-services/articulation-guide-california-schools.aspx
Laguna College of Art and Design Transfer Agreement
La Sierra University https://lasierra.edu/records-office/forms/
Loma Linda University http://www.llu.edu/allied-health/sahp/transfer/index.page?
National University http://www.nu.edu/Admissions/Undergraduate/TransferInformation/NorcoCollege.html
University of La Verne http://sites.laverne.edu/articulation/
University of Redlands http://www.redlands.edu/study/registrars-office/services-and-resources/transfer-and-articulation-agreements/
University of Redlands School of Business GE Articulation
Preparation for the Major
University of the Pacific http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/AdministrationOffices/Office-of-the-Registrar/Articulation-Agreements-%28ROAR%29.html
University of Southern California https://camel2.usc.edu/articagrmt/artic.aspx
Western University of Health Sciences http://wsprod.westernu.edu/wu/admn_prerequisite/cw_view/view_college_main.jsp?COLLEGE_NAME=%%&DEPT_NAME=Pharm
Southern California College of Optometry http://www.scco.edu/index.php/admissions/articulation_agreements/

Click on the link below to view the list of private institutions that will accept IGETC and/or CSU to meet general education certification for transfer.

Private Institutions Accepting IGETC and CSU

If you have questions, please meet with your counselor.