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Transfer Guarantee to HBCUs: photo of African-American student graduating from SCC

The goal of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Transfer Guarantee Project is to educate students about additional transfer opportunities at these institutions and develop pathways that will ultimately contribute to an increase in baccalaureate degree attainment. Talk to a counselor to learn more about transferring to an HBCU.

HBCU Transfer Requirements

  1. An Associate Degree Awarded by a California Community College with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher, that meets any one of the following requirements:
    • The degree is an Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) degree or an Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) degree. These degrees were designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree and they represent strong preparation for upper-division coursework in a range of majors.
    • The degree includes the completion and certification of the lower division
      Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) used by California Community College students to prepare to transfer to the University of California and California State University systems; or,
    • The degree includes the completion and certification of the lower division California State University General Education Breadth pattern; (OR)
  2. A minimum of 30 transferable semester units with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher.

HBCU Transfer Agreement Participating Colleges

Alabama State University
Alcorn State University
Arkansas Baptist College
Benedict College
Bennett College
Bethune-Cookman University
Bowie State University
Central State University
Clafin University
Clark Atlanta University
Dillard University
Edwards Water College
Fisk University
Florida Memorial University
Fort Valley State University
Grambling State University
Harris-Stowe State University
Huston-Tillotson University
Kentucky State University
Lane College
Lincoln University of MO
Lincoln University of PA
Mississippi Valley State University
North Carolina Central University
Philander Smith College
Shaw University
Southern University and A&M College
Stillman College
Talladega College
Tennessee State University
Texas Southern University
Tougaloo College
Tuskegee University
Virginia State University
West Virginia State University
Wiley College
Xavier University of Louisiana