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Transfer Credit

San Diego State University will accept courses from accredited colleges and universities that are designated as baccalaureate level at the institution where the work was completed. Some courses may be used to meet specific requirements in General Education or the major. Transferable courses that do not meet any specific requirement will be accepted as elective credits.

Evaluation of Courses

Students who need to submit transcripts for evaluation of courses taken outside SDSU must request official transcripts be sent directly to SDSU from the school. The Academic Advising Center will not accept hand-delivered transcripts.

Transcripts from the following schools MUST be sent electronically - be sure that you indicate this preference when making your request. If you are required to provide an email address to send the secure online document to SDSU, please use

    • Allan Hancock College
    • American River College
    • Bakersfield College
    • Berkeley City College (Peralta Community College District)
    • Butte College
    • Cabrillo College
    • Canada College (San Mateo County College District)
    • Cerritos College
    • Cerro Coso Community College
    • Chabot College
    • Chaffey College
    • Coastline Community College
    • College of Alameda (Peralta Community College District)
    • College of Marin
    • College of San Mateo (San Mateo County College District)
    • College of the Canyons
    • College of the Desert
    • College of the Redwoods
    • College of the Sequoias
    • Contra Costa College
    • Cosumnes River College
    • Crafton Hills College
    • Cuesta College
    • Cuyamaca College
    • Cypress College
    • De Anza College
    • Diablo Valley College
    • Evergreen Valley College
    • Folsom Lake College (Los Rios Community College District)
    • Foothill College
    • Fullerton College
    • Gavilan College
    • Golden West College
    • Grossmont College
    • Imperial Valley College
    • Irvine Valley College
    • Lake Tahoe Community College
    • Laney College (Peralta Community College District)
    • Las Positas College
    • Lassen College
    • Long Beach City College
    • Los Medanos College
    • Mendocino College
    • Merritt College (Peralta Community College District)
    • MiraCosta College
    • Mission College (West Valley Mission Community College District)
    • Moorpark College (Ventura County College District)
    • Mount San Antonio College
    • Napa Valley College
    • Ohlone College
    • Orange Coast College
    • Oxnard College (Ventura County College District)
    • Palo Verde College
    • Palomar College
    • Peralta Community College District
    • Porterville College
    • Sacramento City College
    • Saddleback College
    • San Bernardino Valley College
    • San Diego City College (San Diego Community College District)
    • San Diego Mesa College (San Diego Community College District)
    • San Diego Miramar College (San Diego Community College District)
    • San Jose City College
    • Santa Ana Community College (Rancho Santiago Community College District)
    • Santa Monica College
    • Santa Rosa Junior College
    • Santiago Canyon College (Rancho Santiago Community College District)
    • Sierra College
    • Skyline College (San Mateo County College District)
    • Solano Community College
    • Southwestern College
    • University of Phoenix
    • Ventura College (Ventura County College District)
    • West Valley College (West Valley Mission Community College District)

    For colleges that do not supply electronic transcripts, the school should send the transcripts directly to:
    Office of Admissions
    San Diego State University
    5500 Campanile Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92182-7455

    Online Resources

    Use the following online systems to show how transfer course credits can be used to meet SDSU General Education and major preparation course requirements.

    • The Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) includes course equivalency information for colleges and universities throughout the United States. You can also use TAP to identify any specific grade requirements for individual courses or combination of courses. TAP is updated annually to reflect the most current SDSU General Catalog information.
    • The ASSIST Web site is the official repository of articulation for California’s public colleges and universities.