How to transfer from a California community college

Everyone's path to earning a bachelor's degree is different. It’s never too early to start planning for your transfer to Arizona State University. Your decisions and commitment to a specific degree program and university directly impact the success of transferring credits.

ASU has developed three options to help you with your transition. Start exploring by selecting the option that meets your goals:

I want to explore my general transfer options:

You can transfer to ASU and complete a bachelor's degree in one of more than 250 academic programs. Use the ASU Degree Search website to learn more about programs, career opportunities and admission requirements.

I want to complete my general education requirements at a California community college (IGETC/CSUGE)

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).

Contact Diane Orellana for more information.

I want to transfer some lower-division program course work AND my general education courses

In addition to completing your IGETC or CSUGE to meet your general education requirements (see section above), you can complete some of your lower-division courses and apply them to your ASU bachelor's degree.

The California Community College Guide will help you review ASU major requirements and select courses from your community college that will transfer and apply to your program of study.

Search for your community college in the ASU California Community College Guide now.

Mailing Address

All admission materials, for all ASU campuses, should be sent to:

Undergraduate Admissions
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 870112
Tempe, AZ 85287-0112