California community college transfer students who meet specific requirements with a GPA of 2.0 or higher (Some partner HBCUs require a higher GPA) and, either an AA-T/AS-T or completion of 30 transferrable semester units, are guaranteed transfer admission to participating HBCU partner schools.
*Students who qualify for this guarantee also receive an application fee waiver code when using the Common Black College Application to apply to the partner HBCU (four max).
HBCUs Transfer Guide/Resources for Students
Guarantees admission to all partner institutions.
Application fee waiver code available to the online Common Black College Application.
One Application for up to four participating partner schools.
Pre-transfer advisement by program staff and institution representatives.
Priority consideration for campus housing (when deadlines are met).
Priority consideration for scholarships for students with a 3.2 GPA or higher based on institutions' available funding.
What you need to do to apply to HBCUs
- Explore HBCU Transfer Guarantee and start on step 1 on the HBCU Transfer for Students to complete the program application.
- When it is time to seek the guarantee, you and your counselor will complete the appropriate HBCU TAA forms.
- HBCU Application Deadlines
HBCUs Transfer Resources for Counselors
The following are helpful resources for Counselors:
HBCU Transfer Guarantee for Counselors
HBCU Non-Common Application List
HBCU Transfer Guarantee Partners