Davis

Junior-level transfer applicants from California community colleges receive highest priority. To be a competitive candidate for admission, it is strongly recommended that you complete UC transfer requirements in the areas of English composition and mathematics by the end of fall term prior to enrollment. You must be well prepared with coursework in your intended major and maintain a GPA of 2.80 or higher. Strive to achieve your highest possible GPA in order to be most competitive.

Certain colleges and selective majors have higher GPA requirements, and applicants must complete prerequisite courses with specified GPAs by the end of the spring term prior to fall admission. Courses in selective majors must be taken for a letter grade with no grade less than C.

See UC Davis's Transfer Admission information for additional details.

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Biotechnology and Viticulture and Enology

Transfer applicants must have a minimum overall transfer GPA of 2.8; a minimum overall transfer GPA of 3.2 is required to qualify for a Transfer Admission Guarantee. Applicants are required to complete certain prerequisite courses with specified GPAs.

Landscape Architecture (Pre-)

Students who wish to major in Landscape Architecture must apply to Pre-Landscape Architecture. Admission to the pre-major does not guarantee admission to the Landscape Architecture major. After applying for admission to UC Davis, students must submit a portfolio application to the landscape architecture program for entrance into the major.

Contact: Landscape Architecture Advising Office, (530) 754-8628; http://humanecology.ucdavis.edu/lda/.

College of Biological Sciences

Transfer applicants to all majors must have a minimum overall transfer GPA of 2.8; a minimum overall transfer GPA of 3.2 is required to qualify for a Transfer Admission Guarantee. Applicants are required to complete certain prerequisite courses with specified GPAs.

College of Engineering

Transfer applicants to all majors must have a minimum overall transfer GPA of 3.1; a minimum overall transfer GPA of 3.3 is required to qualify for a Transfer Admission Guarantee. Applicants are required to complete certain prerequisite courses with specified GPAs. 

Highest priority is given to California community college transfer students who have completed all of the required lower-division coursework offered at their community college. Please visit the Transfer Student Guide for more information about transfer admission priorities in the College of Engineering.

Contact: Undergraduate Office, College of Engineering, (530) 752-1979; engineering.ucdavis.edu.

College of Letters and Science

Transfer applicants to all majors must have a minimum overall transfer GPA of 2.8; a minimum overall transfer GPA of 3.2 is required to qualify for a Transfer Admission Guarantee. Applicants to selective majors in Computer Science and Psychology are required to complete certain prerequisite courses with specified GPAs.