Transfer Admission Guaranteed to Grand Canyon University
GCU welcomes transfer students from California community colleges to earn a bachelor's degree from our premier private Christian university in Phoenix.
If you meet one of the TAG requirements, you will automatically be accepted at GCU and may enter into an undergraduate degree program.
6-24 transferrable college credits: Post-secondary (college) transcripts with an unweighted GPA of 2.75 or above
25-90 transferrable college credits: Post-secondary (college) transcripts with an unweighted GPA of 2.25 or above
Fully certified Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or California State University General Education (CSU GE Breadth) – with a minimum cumulative transfer GPA of 2.25
Tuition for California Residents
No Out-of-State Tuition! GCU transfer students from California are not required to pay out-of-state tuition. Despite your transfer status, the average cost of tuition is approximately $8,600 per year* after institutional scholarships and grants. Room and board rates start at just $6,250 per year.** Transfer students also do not have to pay application fees for admissions.
For more information, please contact:
Sam Stoor, University Admissions Counselor
*Average tuition after scholarships is approximately $8,600. Scholarships may be awarded based on 6th-semester transcripts. At the time in which final, official transcripts are received, GCU reserves the right to rescinded or modify the scholarship if it is determined that eligibility was not achieved. GCU reserves the right to decline scholarship awards for any reason. If a student does not meet the minimum renewal criteria, their scholarship will be forfeited. GCU reserves the right to change scholarship awards at any time without notice. If a student does not meet the minimum renewal criteria, their scholarship will be forfeited. Prices based on 2016-2017 rate and are subject to change.
Housing and meal plan rate includes triple occupancy suite-style residence hall at $7,300 Dining Dollars, plus applicable sales tax as required by state law. Prices reflect 2021-2022 and are subject to change.
*Students should be advised that some degree programs at GCU have competitive admissions or require college-specific admission requirements beyond the university level admission requirements. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs and other important information, please visit our website at gcu.edu/disclosures. Please note, not all GCU programs are available in all states and in all learning modalities. Program availability is contingent on student enrollment. Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.