Transfer Services

Apply to Transfer

Applying to transfer to a four-year university is an important step in reaching your educational goals.  Mt. SAC's Transfer Services offers transfer application assistance in the form of workshops and one-on-one help.  Feel free to stop by our office (second floor of the Student Services Center) if you need help with your transfer process. 

Below are the links and deadlines for applying to CSUs, UCs, private and out-of-state universities.  Note that some campuses have additional and/or different application requirements and deadlines for students majoring in performing arts, visual arts, architecture, design, tv, cinema, film, nursing, and related majors.  Application deadlines and procedures may also vary for international students.  And, not all majors may be open each term or may have different deadlines.  Check with your desired four-year institution or Mt. SAC's Career and Transfer Services or Counseling for details. 

 

California State Universities (CSU)

To apply to any of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, you need to apply online at CSU Mentor.

To be accepted for the: Your application must be received:
FALL semester or quarter October 1 through November 30 the previous year.
SPRING semester or quarter 1 August 1 through August 31 the previous year.
WINTER quarter 1 June 1 through June 30 the previous year.
 SUMMER quarter 2  February 1 through February 28 of the same year

1. Some campuses may require mid-year applicants (spring & winter) to meet higher admissions standards. Some campuses do not accept mid-year applicants.
2. Most campuses will not accept applicants for the summer session. Check campus for more information!

 

University of California (UC)

To apply to campuses of the UC system, apply online at the UC application website.

To be accepted for the: Your application must be received:
FALL semester or quarter November 1 through November 30 the year before.
WINTER quarter 1
SPRING semester at UC Merced
July 1 through July 31 the previous year.
SPRING quarter 1, 2 October 1 through October 31 the previous year.

Students are strongly encouraged to plan for a fall transfer!
1. Mid-year applicants (winter & spring) may be required to meet higher admissions standards. Most campuses do not accept mid-year applicants. Check with Mt. SAC's Career and Transfer Services or Counseling for details.
2. Most campuses will not accept applicants for the spring session. Check campus for more information!

 

Private Colleges and Universities

Transfer application deadlines vary from campus to campus for private universities.  It is best to refer to your desired private university's website for specific information on application procedures and deadlines.  More information on California's private, non-profit universities including links to their websites is available through the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) website.  Below are just some of the local private universities and their  transfer application deadlines.  Click on their name to go to their admissions websites.  Note that deadlines are subject to change.

Campus Fall Application Deadline Spring Application Deadline
Azusa Pacific University February 15 (priority deadline)
June 1 (final deadline)
October 15 (priority deadline)
December 1 (final deadline)
Biola University March 1 November 15
California Baptist University No set deadline. No set deadline.
Chapman University March 15 October 15
Loyola Marymount University February 1 (priority deadline)
March 15 (final deadline)
October 15
Pepperdine University January 5 October 15
University of La Verne Rolling application deadline;
submit by April 1 for priority
consideration.
Rolling application deadline; submit by
December 1 for priority consideration.
USC February 1 Does not accept Spring applications
Whittier College April 15 December 1

 

Out-of-State Universities

If you are considering transferring to an out-of-state university, note that admissions requirements, procedures and deadlines can vary greatly from campus to campus.  We highly recommend that you connect with a transfer admissions counselor at the out-of-state universities you are interested in to get further details on what courses they will accept as well as specific admissions requirements and deadlines.  Below is just a handful of out-of-state universities that Mt. SAC students transfer to and their transfer application deadlines. Note that deadlines are subject to change.

Campus Fall Application Deadline Spring Application Deadline
Arizona State University April 1
(Transfer students may
also apply for
summer by
the April 1 deadline)
December 1
Columbia University,
School of General Studies
March 1 (Early action)
June 1 (Regular decision)
October 1 (Early action)
November 1 (Regular decision)
New York University April 1 November 1
University of Nevada, Las Vegas July 1
Early December

 

The Common Application

More than 450 colleges and universities across the United States who conduct holistic admissions reviews utilize the Common Application, a standardized online application tool. To see a list of those colleges and to access the Common Application, visit www.commonapp.org. Click here for some helpful information about completing the Common Application.

 

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