Transfer Profile — Fall 2022

When we review transfer applicants, we look at a wide variety of factors, some more easily quantifiable than others.

Transfer Applications

Transfer Applications for Fall 2022 

Applicants 24,930
Admits 5,961
Enrolled 3,645
Admit Rate 24%

Academic Performance

GPA statistics for admitted transfer students
GPAMedianMiddle 25% - 75%
Transfer GPA3.903.74-4.00


Ethnicity or Race Statistics
% of entering class (domestic only) *
Ethnicity or RaceTransfers
African American6%
American Indian or Alaska Native1%

* 8% of the entering transfer class are international students


of transfers (domestic) are first-generation college students


of entering transfers are from underrepresented backgrounds


of the transfer class receive financial aid


countries represented

Statistics About Admitted Transfer Students

Overview by College and School Applied To for Fall 2022
 Applicants% of ApplicantsAdmitsAdmit Rate
The College18,64575%5,39029%
Samueli School of Engineering3,66715%40511%
School of Theater, Film & Television9984%303%
School of the Arts & Architecture9874%828.3%
School of Music2271%3214%
School of Nursing4062%225.4%

Click on the name of the college/school above to see these figures by major.

Overview by School Type Transferring From
 Applicants% of ApplicantsAdmits% of AdmitsAdmit Rate
CA Community Colleges20,34982%5,54093%27%
Other UC Campuses1,4306%2404%17%
CA State Universities6333%411%6.5%
Other Schools2,51810%1402%5.6%

Admitted Transfer Student Profiles From Past Years

Frequently Asked Questions

California community college transfer applicants are given priority consideration, then UC-to-UC transfer applicants are considered.

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