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Transfer Admissions

You’re on your way toward a bachelor’s degree. Make it a University of La Verne degree.

Why Transfer to University of La Verne?

From the moment you apply, you will find the support you need to complete your bachelor’s degree. The University of La Verne has advisors who keep you on track for graduation, professors who know your name, a diverse community of learners, and academic opportunities to help you grow personally and professionally.

If you have earned your high school diploma or equivalent and have attended another university or college, we consider you a transfer student. The university will allow you to transfer a maximum of 88 credits toward your bachelor’s degree. No matter how many credits you’ve taken, we want to help you make the most of the time and money you’ve invested into your education by ensuring a smooth transition.

Several Ways to Transfer Credits

To make sure that all of your hard work and experience counts, the University of La Verne accepts credits from a variety of sources, including:

Credits From Previous College Coursework

The University of La Verne will accept up to a maximum of 88 transfer credits from a regionally accredited college or university toward a bachelor’s degree, and 40 credits toward an associate’s degree.

Complete an Associate’s Degree for Transfer (ADT)

If you earned an Associate Degree for Transfer (an Associate in Arts for Transfer or an Associate in Science for Transfer) from a California Community College, you may transfer your degree in full to University of La Verne to satisfy all general education and certain major requirements, excluding the La Verne Experience.

Apply for a Transfer Admission Guarantee

If you attended one of the many California Community Colleges that has a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) with the University of La Verne, you will be guaranteed admission if you meet all of the requirements of the TAG.

Other Credit Sources:

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • General Certificate of Education Advanced-Level (GCE A-Level)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • DSST exams
  • Dual-enrollment and vocational courses you took as a high school student
  • Military experience
  • Challenging Exams
  • Courses that meet American Council on Education/Program On Noncollegiate Sponsored Instruction (ACE/PONSI) standards, including military and corporate training

After you apply and are admitted, our advisors will review and evaluate all of your coursework, transcripts, and documents to determine how they will be applied toward your degree.

Select Your Path

The University of La Verne offers two different learning experiences for our undergraduate transfers. Choose from the options below to learn more about the educational experience and specific admission requirements for the student population.