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How Do Students Transfer? Mariana Moreno, Transfer Center Coordinator, Crafton Hills College Khanh Hoang, Transfer Center Coordinator, College of the Desert
CA Grand Master Plan for Higher Ed Entering FreshmenJunior Standing Goal of 40 % of entering freshman at both UC & CSU – University of California (UC) – top 15% – California State University (CSU) – top 1/3 Goal of 60% Junior Standing – Transfer Students are given Priority
Freshman/Transfer Comparison* Fall 2013ApplicantsAvg. GPAAdmitsAdmit Rate UC Irvine Freshman 59, ,85242% Transfer 15, ,18040% UC Berkeley Freshman 67, ,20921% Transfer 15, ,83624% UC Davis Freshman 55, , % Transfer 13, , % UC Merced Freshman 15, , % Transfer 2, % UC Riverside Freshman 30,833 (CA residents) , % Transfer 7,898 (CA residents) 3.254, % UC San Diego Freshman 67, ,93737% Transfer 15, ,95953% *University of California 2013 Counselor Conference Materials
Minimum Transfer Admission Requirements Private/Out of State Univ. of California (UC) California State Univ. (CSU) Minimum Transferrable Units Usually units (sophomore) 60 units (Junior) 60 Units (Junior) Minimum GPA to apply Varies Widely 2.4/2.8 (non- resident) 2.0 SAT or ACT requiredVariesNo Associate degree required VariesNo
Major Electives General Education California Community College (CCC) college level courses 60 L.D + 60 U.P = BA/S: 120+ units
General Education Breadth Patterns IGETC – UC (9 campuses) – CSU (23 Campuses) Many CA Privates and some out-of-states accept IGETC and CSUGE Breadth CSU GE Breadth – accepted at all 23 CSU
ASSIST.ORG Articulation to CSU/UC
Most CCCs have articulation agreements with local private and some out-of-state colleges An articulation agreement defines how course credit earned at one college can be applied when transferred to another Check your local CCC
Advanced Placement (AP)and International Baccalaureate (IB) credit is honored at CCC and applied towards transfer
2 Becoming a competitive Transfer Applicant PLAN EARLY…SEE A COUNSELOR…PLAN EARLY…SEE A COUNSELOR…PLAN EARLY
Transfer 101 Taking the right courses and in a timely manner UC/CSU – Focus is on completion of major Programs change every year, check in with CCC counselor, univ rep, assist.org, etc. Applying during priority application period.
Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) FREE, pre-application for UC- bound transfer students. If the applicant meets campus specific TAG criteria, she is guaranteed a spot at the UC Campus. Apply Sept TAG is not required for admission, but beneficial
UC Santa Barbara’s average GPA for admitted transfer students for Fall 2013 was a The TAG GPA was and still is 3.2 for most majors. Example,
Which campuses participate in TAG? There are 6 participating UC campuses: UC Davis UC Santa Cruz UC Irvine UC Santa Barbara UC Riverside UC Merced Students may only choose one campus to “TAG”!
Sometimes referred to as “Transfer Degree” An option that allows students to complete an Associate degree while also completing CSU transfer requirements. – Associate of Arts Transfer in Sociology (AA-T Sociology) – Associate of Science Transfer in Mathematics (AS-T Mathematics) Guaranteed admission to the CSU system A SSOCIATE D EGREE – T RANSFER (AD-T): W HAT IS IT ?
Services for Students at most CCCs Transfer Services Programs for First- Generation College Students (EOPS, PUENTE) Services for students with physical and learning disabilities Honors Programs And many more….
Cross-Enrollment Allows community college students to enroll as nonmatriculated students in regular CSU or UC university courses on a space available basis, usually one course per term. Course fees are usually comparable with community college fees.
3 Preparing your students for CA community college Where Will You Go From Here?
A DVICE FOR YOUR F UTURE T RANSFER S TUDENT ! Advice for HS Counselors Advice for CCC-bound Students Enroll in a Career Planning course Develop a Student Educational Plan immediately See a counselor every term Visit Transfer Center early and often! Stay on top of your own transfer path! Help students explore careers Walk them thru ASSIST.ORG Explore with them the Transfer Center Website at the local CCC Know the student services at the local CCC. Encourage participation in Honors programs, UC TAG, Transfer Degrees, etc. PLAN EARLY…SEE A COUNSELOR…PLAN EARLY…SEE A COUNSELOR…PLAN EARLY
T hank YOU Mariana Moreno, Transfer Center Coordinator, Crafton Hills College Khanh Hoang, Career & Transfer Center Coordinator, College of the Desert