Colleges and Universities Quick Comparison

Transfer Center

 

University of California
(UC)

 

California State University
(CSU)

Private / Independent California Colleges & Universities

 

Campuses

10

23

70 +

 

Transfer Admission Requirements

●  60 transferable units
●  Minimum 2.4 GPA
●  Two transferable courses in
English (ENGL G100 +
G110)
●  One transferable course in
Mathematics
●  Four transferable courses
chosen from:
Arts & Humanities,
Social / Behavior Science
Physical / Biological
Science
●  Language other than
English requirements
●  Preparation for the major
●  60 transferable units
(GWC courses 100-299)
●  Minimum 2.0 GPA
●  30 units of General
Education coursework
with a “C” grade or
higher, including:
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Critical Thinking
Mathematics
●  Preparation for the major
●  Requirements will
vary.
●  Some colleges /
universities will
accept the IGETC or
CSU GE-Breadth
pattern.
●  Minimum 2.0 GPA
(many are higher)
 

Academic Calendar

8 Campuses on Quarter System
2 on Semester (Berkeley and Merced)
16 Campuses on Semester System
7 on Quarter System
Varies by campus
Refer to individual catalog
 

Degrees Awarded

Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate, Professional degrees.  Teaching Credentials. Bachelor’s Master’s, Ed.D. at selected campuses.  Teaching Credentials.
Doctorate at select campuses–in conjunction with UC/Private Campus.
Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate, Professional degrees.  Teaching Credential
 

Approximate Cost of Attendance*
(Tuition Per Year)
*Does not include
books, room & board,
transportation, or
personal expenses.

CA Residents:  $11,125/year

Non-Residents are required to pay out-of state tuition.

CA Residents:  $5,130/year

Non-Residents are required to pay out-of-state tuition

Varies – Refer to individual catalog.
 

Financial Aid

Scholarships, Grants, Loans, Work Study Scholarships, Grants, Loans, Work Study Scholarships, Grants, Loans, Work Study
 

Main Website:

www.universityofcalifornia.edu www.calstate.edu
www.csumentor.edu
www.aiccu.edu