Profile of Admitted Transfer Students
Fall 2012

When we review transfer applicants, we look at a wide variety of factors, some more easily quantifiable than others. Beyond being UC-Eligible (which almost all of our applicants are anyway) there is no specific cutoff value assigned to any of the factors we consider.

  California
residents
out-of-state international[1] limited/EAP[2] withdrawn[3] total
applied 15,605 564 2,715 171 44 19,099
admitted 4,389 46 855 161 - 5,451
enrolled 2,699 10 464 159 - 3,332
admit rate 28.13% 8.16% 31.49% 94.15% - 28.54%
enroll rate 61.49% 21.74% 54.27% 98.76% - 61.13%
% of total applied 81.71% 2.95% 14.22% 0.90% 0.23% 100.00%

Notes

  1. "International" refers to any applicant who is or will be in the U.S. solely for educational purposes. It is worth noting that the overwhelming majority of international transfer applicants to UCLA are attending California community colleges at the time they apply.
  2. "Limited/EAP" (Education Abroad Program) refers to foreign exchange students who attend UCLA for one or more terms before returning to their home institutions to complete their degrees. Admission decisions have not yet been made for this population.
  3. "Withdrawn" refers to applicants who voluntarily withdraw their applications from consideration.
By Program  
Click on the college/school below to see a breakdown by major.
college/school #
applied
% of all
applied
#
admitted
admit
rate
% of all
admitted
#
enrolled
enroll
rate
% of all
enrolled
avg. GPA-
applied
avg.
GPA-
admitted
avg.
GPA-
enrolled
avg.
units-
applied
avg.
units-
admitted
avg.
units-
enrolled
College of Letters and Science 15,038 79.63% 4,857 32.30% 91.81% 2,934 60.41% 92.47% 3.40 3.70 3.66 101 105 105
School of the Arts and Architecture 771 4.08% 106 13.75% 2.00% 77 72.64% 2.43% 3.34 3.56 3.50 120 104 103
School of Engineering and Applied Science 2,135 11.31% 293 13.72% 5.54% 131 44.71% 4.13% 3.37 3.84 3.79 107 110 109
School of Nursing 159 0.84% 10 6.29% 0.19% 10 100.00% 0.32% 3.30 3.84 3.84 113 108 108
School of Theater, Film, and Television 781 4.14% 24 3.07% 0.45% 21 87.50% 0.66% 3.32 3.67 3.65 115 102 101
total 18,884 100.00% 5,290 28.01% 100.00% 3,173 59.98% 100.00% 3.39 3.71 3.66 103 105 105
By School Transferring From  
Click on the school type below to see a breakdown by individual school.
school type #
applied
% of all
applied
#
admitted
admit
rate
% of all
admitted
#
enrolled
enroll
rate
% of all
enrolled
avg. GPA-
applied
avg.
GPA-
admitted
avg.
GPA-
enrolled
avg.
units-
applied
avg.
units-
admitted
avg.
units-
enrolled
California community colleges 15,940 84.41% 4,916 30.84% 92.93% 2,946 59.93% 92.85% 3.39 3.71 3.66 104 105 104
other UC campuses 743 3.93% 167 22.48% 3.16% 112 67.07% 3.53% 3.36 3.66 3.63 112 117 117
other California schools 591 3.13% 46 7.78% 0.87% 30 65.22% 0.95% 3.32 3.68 3.66 89 109 108
U.S. schools outside California 1,400 7.41% 153 10.93% 2.89% 79 51.63% 2.49% 3.45 3.77 3.71 89 111 109
Non-U.S. schools 210 1.11% 8 3.81% 0.15% 6 75.00% 0.19% 3.28 3.75 3.76 73 89 84
total 18,884 98.89% 5,290 28.01% 100.00% 3,173 59.98% 100.00% 3.39 3.71 3.66 103 105 105

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