Transferring to a University
While you attend De Anza College, you can complete your first two years of required General Education courses and other foundational courses for almost any major field of study that is offered at a university. You can earn academic credit before transferring to a university to complete the requirements for a bachelor's or advanced degree.
De Anza is consistently Tops in Transfer among California community colleges, ranking at or near the top for transferring to four-year schools – including U.C. Berkeley, UCLA and other University of California campuses, along with California State University schools such as San José State and San Francisco State. Our international students have successfully transferred to many other prestigious private and public institutions across the United States, as well.
The International Student Programs (ISP) office at De Anza hosts a variety of transfer advising sessions, workshops and events throughout the year. The office also provides individual transfer counseling to assist students in planning and applying for transfer.
Transfer Admission Guarantees and Other Programs
Visit the Articulation and Transfer Services section of the website for details about
- Transfer Admission Guarantees, which offer guaranteed transfer to participating universities, including some University of California campuses and private universities, for certain majors
- Associate Degrees for Transfer, which provide admission guarantees to the California State University system
- General Education requirements
- Articulation agreements