University of California Transfer Information

The University of California (UC) was founded in 1868 in Berkeley, California. Its tenth and newest campus, UC Merced, opened for classes in fall 2005. Nine campuses enroll both undergraduate and graduate students; one campus, UC San Francisco, enrolls only graduate and professional students in the medical and health sciences. The UC system 10 campuses combine for a student body of 238,700 students, 19,700 faculty members, 135,900 staff members and over 1.6 million living alumni as of spring 2015.

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Transfer Admissions Criteria

Personal Essay

Transfer Admissions Planner (TAP)

Major Preparation

Financial Aid

Term Application Filing Period
Winter 2017 - UC Riverside is open July 1-31st, 2017
Spring 2018 - UC Merced is open July 1-31st, 2017
Fall 2018 November 1-30th, 2017

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Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for UCs and CSUs


Transfer Admissions Guarantee (TAG)

By participating in TAG, you will receive early review of your academic records, early admission notification and specific guidance about major preparation and general education coursework

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