Transfer Planning

General Ed (GE) Patterns


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CSU GE Pattern

California State University General Education Breath
(use this for California State University)

IGETC Pattern

Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
(Use this for California State Universities, University of California system and some private/out-of-state universities)

Calculating your Transferable GPA

Many colleges use transferable GPA as a factor for admissions.  Therefore it is important that you know how to calculate your transferable GPA!  The pdf and excel documents below are provided to help with GPA calculation.  Keep track of your GPA from the time you start college until you finish!

Explore Your Transfer Options

Learn more about the universities that you have as transfer options!  We've gathered some links below.  You can also research the colleges and universities online as well.


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Transfer Info for the CSU (California State University)


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San Diego State University (SDSU)

Transfer Info for UC (University of California)
Transfer Information for Private/Out-of-State Schools

Paying for College

San Diego Education Consortium is a group of private/independent colleges and universities in San Diego.  They offer grants each year for transfer students.  The next application deadline is Dec 4.  Check out their flier HERE for details.


Additional scholarship opportunities can be found on the scholarships webpage of each college and university.  Grossmont College also has a Scholarships for Transfer Students webpage that you can access HERE.


If you are considering the UC (University of California), be sure to learn about their Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan.  If your family income is $80,000 per year or less and you meet the other eligibility criteria, your tuition will be covered!  Learn more HERE.

Useful Websites

Check out additional useful websites here.