Transfer from a California community college

It’s never too early to start planning for your transfer to ASU. You can transfer at any time if you meet ASU's admission requirements.

Search ASU degrees. Use the ASU Degree Search tool to learn more about academic programs, career opportunities and specific program requirements.

Find course equivalencies. If you're curious whether a course will transfer to ASU, view our Transfer Credit Guide.

Below are pathway options for California students.

A Guaranteed Path to ASU

If you want to earn an ASU degree and want to plan for a smooth transfer to the university, the Guaranteed Program for Admission may be right for you.

If you are studying at a participating California community college, fill out the sign-up form with your intent to attend ASU. Then, you will receive guidance on which classes at the community college you should take for your preferred ASU major and receive priority consideration for scholarship opportunities upon admission to ASU.

Read more about the program, including participant benefits and admission requirements. The pathways below work well with this program.

More Paths to an ASU Degree

Transfer your general education requirements (IGETC or CSU GE)

You may study at a California community college and complete one of the following credit blocks (certified by the community college) to fulfill the lower-division ASU General Studies requirement. ASU accepts college-level courses in which you have earned a "C-" or better. See transfer admission requirements.

  • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC).
  • The California State University General Education Pattern (CSU GE).

If your college participates in the Guaranteed Program for Admission, you may sign up. Complete your credit block (IGETC or CSU GE) and have a plan for guaranteed university admission.

Transfer lower-division course work AND general education courses

In addition to completing the IGETC or CSU GE to meet general education requirements (see section above), California students can complete some of the lower-division courses and apply them to their ASU bachelor's degree.

View program information in ASU's California Community College Guide. Review ASU major requirements and select courses from your community college that will transfer to your program of study. If your program i snot listed, the Transfer Credit Guide is a helpful online tool that allows you to search for ASU course equivalencies. If a specific course is not found, then you can request a transfer course evaluation.

If your college participates in the Guaranteed Program for Admission, you may sign up.

Earn your BSN

The RN-BSN program is an excellent choice for nurses with an associate degree who want to advance their career. ASU's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program is offered online to accommodate busy, working adults. Read more about studying nursing online and learn why this is an affordable and convenient option for nursing professionals.

If your college participates in the Guaranteed Program for Admission, you may sign up.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

ASU is part of the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE). This program offers students from 14 Western states (not including Arizona) the opportunity to choose from more than 60 ASU degree programs at a discounted nonresident tuition rate.

Admissions Mailing Address

All admission materials, for all ASU campuses, should be sent to:
Undergraduate Admissions
Arizona State University
PO Box 870112
Tempe, AZ 85287-0112