The goal of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Transfer Guarantee Project is to educate students about additional transfer opportunities at these institutions and develop pathways that will ultimately contribute to an increase in baccalaureate degree attainment.
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 transferable 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).
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
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