Paths to Transfer

Sacramento City College provides several paths to transfer known as transfer pathways.

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Transfer pathways refer to specific courses and academic programs that individual students can complete to advance on their transfer process.

Listed below are pathways to help you advance in your transfer process.


Options to Consider


University of California

  • UC TAG – A guarantee between you the student and 1 UC
  • UCLA TAP – Complete 5 Honors Classes/15 Honors Units with a 3.2 UC transferable GPA, increase your odds of being admitted to UCLA to 90%
  • UC Pathways – Major preparation for 21 majors

California State University

CSU Associate Degree for Transfer
Complete the ADT path and receive an AA/AS degree and a guarantee to the CSU system

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

HBCU Guarantee
Fulfill 30 transferable units with a 2.5 GPA or complete an ADT at SCC and receive a guarantee.

Law School Pathway

2+2+3 Law School Pathway
2-Year Associate Degree, 2-Year Bachelor’s Degree, 3-Year Juris Doctorate

Western Undergraduate Exchange

Attend a WUE institution for a reduced out of state tuition

Honors Transfers

Honors Transfer Agreements
Receive additional consideration for admissions to private universities by completing SCC Honors Program


How do I find out more?


Meet with a Counselor and let them know you would like more information on these programs.