Transfer Requirements

Requirements vary by program. Select a campus to view admissions requirements for each degree program offered at that location.

San Francisco

Undergraduate Programs (Full-time)

Applicants should complete 24 semester credits or 36 quarter-units of transferable coursework with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to be competitive for admission. We will consider applicants with fewer earned credits if they present a strong high school record and standardized test scores. Students must be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed. If you are applying to a specific program, please read their academic requirements before applying.

While specific classes are not required for admission to the University of San Francisco, we do provide recommended coursework based on your intended area of study.

Required Documents
  • Application and accompanying essay: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, Click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select Transfer or Int'l Transfer as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Re-Application for your application type. If you apply through the Common Application, we do not require the additional forms that accompany the Transfer Application.
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Letters can come from an academic advisor, professor or an employer. It should be mailed separately by the individual providing the reference or sent with other application documents in a sealed envelope.
Bachelor of Science in Management (Part-time)

The management program requires a minimum of 60 transferable credits and a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students must also be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select San Francisco as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application for your Application Type.
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.

All supporting documents should be mailed to the following address:

Office of Admission
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117

Pleasanton

Bachelor of Science in Management (Part-time)

The management program requires a minimum of 60 transferable credits and a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students must also be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select Pleasanton as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application for your Application Type. 
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.
Bachelor of Science in Health Services (Part-time)

The health services program requires a minimum of 50 transferable credits and a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students must also be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application and accompanying essay: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select Pleasanton as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application for your Application Type. 
  •  Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Letters can come from an academic advisor, professor or an employer. It should be mailed separately by the individual providing the reference or sent with other application documents in a sealed envelope.

All supporting documents should be mailed to the following address:

Pleasanton Campus
University of San Francisco
6120 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 150
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Sacramento

Bachelor of Science in Management (Part-time)

The management program requires a minimum of 60 transferable credits and a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students must also be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select Sacramento as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application for your Application Type. 
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.
Psychology (Full-time and Part-time available)

Introduction to Psychology (or General Psychology) is a required prerequisite course. Applicants with 24 semester credits or 36 quarter-units of transferable coursework and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher are competitive for admission. We will consider applicants with fewer earned credits if they present a strong high school record and standardized test scores. Students must be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application and accompanying essay: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select Sacramento as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application as your Application Type. 
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Letters can come from an academic advisor, professor or an employer. It should be mailed separately by the individual providing the reference or sent with other application documents in a sealed envelope.

All supporting documents should be mailed to the following address:

Sacramento Campus
University of San Francisco
630 K Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814

San Jose

Bachelor of Science in Management (Part-time)

The management program requires a minimum of 60 transferable credits and a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students must also be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select San Jose as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application for your Application Type. 
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.

All supporting documents should be mailed to the following address:

San Jose Campus
University of San Francisco
125 S Market Street, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113

Santa Rosa

Bachelor of Science in Management (Part-time)

The management program requires a minimum of 60 transferable credits and a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students must also be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select Santa Rosa as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application for your Application Type. 
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.
Bachelor of Science in Health Services (Part-time, starting Spring 2014)

The health services program requires a minimum of 50 transferable credits and a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Students must also be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application and accompanying essay: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select Santa Rosa as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application as your Application Type. 
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Letters can come from an academic advisor, professor or an employer. It should be mailed separately by the individual providing the reference or sent with other application documents in a sealed envelope.
Psychology (Full-time and Part-time available)

Introduction to Psychology (or General Psychology) is a required prerequisite course. Applicants with 24 semester credits or 36 quarter-units of transferable coursework and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher are competitive for admission. We will consider applicants with fewer earned credits if they present a strong high school record and standardized test scores. Students must be in good academic standing at the last institution attended. Good standing is defined as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, including at least a 2.0 GPA in the most recent semester of college course work completed.

Required Documents
  • Application and accompanying essay: Visit the Apply Now page to begin the application process. Then, click on APPLY NOW under USF's Online Application and select Santa Rosa as your Application Type, after creating your log-in credentials. If you have previously applied to, or attended, USF, please select Branch Campus Re-Application for your Application Type. 
  • Transcripts: Students must submit separate, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities previously attended.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Letters can come from an academic advisor, professor or an employer. It should be mailed separately by the individual providing the reference or sent with other application documents in a sealed envelope.

All supporting documents should be mailed to the following address:

Santa Rosa Campus
University of San Francisco
416 B Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401