University of California San Diego (UCSD)*
Minimum Transfer Admission Requirements
o Complete a minimum of 60 UC-transferable semester units.
o Complete the following 7-course pattern:
Two UC-transferable courses in English composition (UC-E)
One UC-transferable course in mathematics (UC-M)
Note: Students who complete the IGETC pattern will meet these requirements.
o Be in good standing at the last college or university attended.
Completing the minimum transfer admission requirements does not assure admission. Each UC campus evaluates all applications for transfer admission using a comprehensive review process.
Visit universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/transfer for more information.
Recommended Transfer Coursework
o General Education: Most students should complete the IGETC pattern. However, IGETC is not accepted for all UC campus/major combinations and may not be the best option for all students. Click here for more information about the IGETC pattern and options at the UC system.
o Preparation for Major: Complete the preparation for major courses for your university major as listed on assist.org.
How to Apply and Transfer
o Submit the UC Application for Admission at universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions.
o Complete 60 UC-transferable units and the 7-course pattern required for minimum transfer admission eligibility by the end of spring term prior to fall transfer.
o Follow instructions from the university for submitting official transcripts, enrollment confirmation and deposit, and other documents and information prior to transfer. Visit the admissions webpage for more information.
Top Tips for Transfers
o Participate in the UC’s Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program to receive guaranteed admission (not available for all UC campuses.)
o Select a major early in your community college education to ensure you complete the most appropriate transfer coursework.
o See a counselor as soon as possible to develop a transfer education plan.
o Register as a prospective student with the university.
All information on this page is subject to change without notice. Students are advised to consult with a Miramar College counselor each semester for current transfer information.
This page was last updated on 5/27/14
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