Transfer Profile — Fall 2023

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 2023 
Admit Rate26%

Academic Performance

GPA statistics for admitted transfer students
GPAMedianMiddle 25% - 75%
Transfer GPA3.883.72-4.00


Ethnicity or Race Statistics
% of entering class (domestic only) *
Ethnicity or RaceTransfers
African American6%
American Indian or Alaska Native1%
Hispanic/Latino 27%

* 7% of the entering transfer class are international students


of transfers (domestic) are first-generation college students


of entering transfers (domestic) are from underrepresented backgrounds

Statistics About Admitted Transfer Students

Overview by School Type
 Applicants% of ApplicantsAdmitsAdmit Rate
The College17,70674%5,60032%
Samueli School of Engineering3,82916%42111%
School of Theater, Film & Television9034%283.1%
School of the Arts & Architecture1,0114%919%
Herb Alpert School of Music1951%2312%
School of Nursing3301%267.9%

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 Colleges19,09180%5,71592%30%
Other UC Campuses1,7417%2965%17%
CA State Universities5872%280%4.8%
Other Schools2,55511%1502%5.9%

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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