Santa Clara is on the quarter system. Transfer students are allowed to transfer up to half of the total number of units required for their specific degree. Transfer coursework must be completed at an accredited institution.
Santa Clara follows University of California guidelines on transferable courses, with some exceptions.
For information about transferable courses, visit www.assist.org. Transfer credit evaluations for individual students are completed after admission to SCU. Students attending one of the local community colleges may refer to the Undergraduate Transfer Credit guide to assist them in creating their transfer plans to SCU.
- Transferring from a California Community College
- General Transfer Guide to the SCU Core Curriculum (PDF)
- How to request pre-approval for post-matriculation transfer credit (PDF)
|Academic Division||Minimum number of units required for graduation||Maximum transferable quarter units||Maximum transferable semester unit equivalency|
|College of Arts and Sciences||175||87.5||58.33|
|Leavey School of Business||175||87.5||58.33|
|School of Engineering:|
|Computer Science & Engineering and General Engineering||189||94.5||63|
|Web Design and Engineering||175||87.5||58.33|