""I loved OCC"s location in Orange County and my professors prepared me well for transfer. I was accepted to all 5 UC's (University of California Campuses) I applied to." -
Qifan "Jason" Yang - Hefei, China - Transfer to the University of California, Irvine
TRANSFER SUCCESS AT ORANGE COASTAs a key component of California's Master Plan for Higher Education, students who attend the California Community Colleges receive preferred transfer admissions to the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) systems. Orange Coast College is consistently the leading community college in Orange County and among the top 3 overall in transfers to UC and CSU combined. Our success is mostly due to our variety of academic resources and support services, availability of high level college courses, and transfer agreements. TRANSFER ADMISSIONS GUARANTEED (TAG) Transfer Admissions Guaranteed (TAG) is a guaranteed transfer pathway to select majors to six University of California campuses (Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz) and nearly all California State University campuses. To learn more about TAG to UC, click
here. UCLA TAP (TRANSFER ALLIANCE PROGRAM)Orange Coast College is one of a few dozen community colleges that partners with UCLA for a transfer program called TAP (Transfer Alliance Program). UCLA TAP provides enhance transfer support for OCC's Honors Students interested in pursuing majors in UCLA's College of Letters and Sciences. In addition to priority transfer consideration, students in the TAP program are able to access some of UCLA's on campus resources. For more information about TAP, click
here. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY TRANSFER DEGREESStudents can earn guaranteed transfer admissions to a California State University by completing an ADT (Associate of Arts or Sciences for Transfer) at Orange Coast College. For more information, click
Assist.org is comprehensive database of transfer course requirements to any major offered at all UC and CSU campuses. OCC TRANSFER CENTEROrange Coast College offers a comprehensive Transfer Center located in Watson Hall 2nd floor providing in-depth information about transfer admissions to universities across the US. The Transfer Center also provide transfer workshops to UC and CSU and invites University representatives to meet with students. Every semester, the Transfer Center host University Transfer Fairs inviting more than 100 universities across the US. For more information about OCC's Transfer Center visit
here. OCC INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MATRICULATIONA large part of OCC's transfer success is our international students. Our international students have transferred to more than 100 universities across the US, including Top-Tier Research Universities and Ivy League colleges. Click on ourmatriculation list 2016.pdf to see where our former international students have transferred to.