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Congratulations Admitted Transfer Students!

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We are excited to welcome you to the Bronco family! Please use this site to find all the information you need moving forward. Learn about your Transfer Credit Evaluation, how The Core Curriculum works, Housing options, Study Abroad, Campus Recreation, and much more. Hear directly from representatives of our three academic divisions, and find out how 80% of our students graduate with at least one internship.

At Santa Clara University, we have one of the highest retention rates (95%) and four-year graduation rates (88%) in the country! We educate our students to not only be competent in their respective fields, but also conscientious and compassionate citizens of the world. And now we welcome you into that tradition. Go Broncos!

AJ Howell-Williams is Santa Clara University's
Transfer and Athletic Admission Counselor.

Understanding Your Transfer Credit

Learn about transferring credits at Santa Clara University and how to read your eCampus transfer evaluation report. As a reminder, please send in your final transcripts for the evaluation of any courses currently in progress.

SCU's Core Curriculum

Learn about Santa Clara's core curriculum for transfer students. Dr. Katie Heintz addresses the three structures associated with the curriculum designed for a liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition and educating the whole person.

College Overview

Check out these overviews for information on our three undergraduate schools. Join us for the live Transfer Admit Day webinar for more transfer specific information.

Arts and Sciences



Virtual Visit

Get a feel for campus and learn more about SCU by watching our two-part skateboarding campus tour or taking our virtual tour. Our virtual tour spans 106 lush acres with world-renowned gardens and state-of-the-art facilities all surrounding our iconic Mission. You can also visit our Virtual SCU page for more content.

Skateboarding Tour Pt.1

Skateboarding Tour Pt. 2

Next Steps

You will need to confirm enrollment, register for orientation, submit final transcripts, and complete a handful of other items. Pay close attention to the items below, and you’ll be a Bronco in no time.

What you need to doDeadline

Pay the $500 enrollment fee via your SCU application portal (nonrefundable).

June 15
Submit official test scores to Office of Undergraduate Admission for verification purposes. June 15
Accept Financial Aid package via eCampus. June 15
Register for Orientation.
Reserve your spot for Transfer Student Orientation.
International students are also required to attend the International Student Welcome (
June 15

Register with the Office of Accessible Education, if appropriate.
Go to to register.

June 15

Take the Second-Language Placement Test Survey if you plan to take a language (other than English) course during your first year at SCU, e.g. to satisfy your Core Second Language Requirement or to continue previous language studies.  
Go to: for more information about placement and proficiency testing.

June 19
Activate and start regularly checking your SCU email account. June 22
Review your Transfer Credit Report. Learn more. Feb- June
Take the Calculus Readiness Exam (CRE) if your major will require calculus and you do not have transfer or AP credit for calculus via eCampus. July 1

Submit AP/IB/A-levels exam results for credit to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

July 11
Submit final college transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. July 11

Submit all loan and/or verification documents to the Financial Aid Office.

Submit proof of health insurance online via Cowell Center.
Enroll in the SCU-sponsored health insurance plan or submit the online waiver form at if you have your own insurance. 
July 29
For international students who do not hold a US passport, submit a completed I-20 Request via International Students & Scholars ( September 1
Payment deadline for fall tuition, housing, and fees.
Statements will be available online via eCampus by August 1.
August 21

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