Competition for transfer openings has
increased in recent years. Thus, strong academic preparation and performance
are primary elements in the UCLA admission decisions. The average GPA of
transfer applicants who are admitted to UCLA is 3.72, and most students who
are admitted have completed most or all of the preparatory coursework for
Admission Guide for Transfer Students
Admission Guide for Counselors
Profile of Admitted Transfer Students Fall 2013
Academic Criteria - Overview
- Transfer Applicants must achieve
Junior-level standing (60 semester/90 quarter transferable units
completed) by the end of the spring term before you transfer.
- GPA of 3.20 or higher earned in
- Progress towards completion of major
preparation requirements by spring prior to transfer.
- There may be additional lower division
requirements that students may complete--either at their current
institutions or at UCLA. Should a major not have specific prerequisites,
we expect students to demonstrate interest in academic study by
completing coursework related to the major.
- Completion of the UC English
composition, mathematics, and additional subject requirements by spring
prior to transfer:
- Two courses in English
composition/critical thinking and writing.
- One transferable math course that has a
prerequisite of intermediate algebra or higher.
- Four transferable college courses in at
least two of the following subject areas: arts and humanities, social
and behavioral sciences, physical and biological sciences.
- Completion of the Intersegmental General
Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), UCLA general education
requirements, or another UC campus's breadth requirements is highly
recommended for applicants to the
College of Letters and Science and the
School of Arts and Architecture. See
Considerations for important information.
Applicants to the
School of Theater, Film, and Television
one of the aforementioned general education paths.
Applicants to the
School of Nursing and the
Henry Samueli School of
Engineering and Applied Science are strongly encouraged to work towards
the respective school's curriculum requirements.