Guaranteed Admissions Universities

At the heart of University Bridge is our access to guaranteed admissions to elite US universities. Students at our California Silicon Valley campus enjoy guaranteed or priority progression to all of the universities below, providing they meet the required GPA after two years/60 credits of study.

University of California, Berkeley – #21 (tied) National Universities

Priority Admissions Campus

Founded in 1868, Berkeley is the oldest of the ten research universities affiliated with the University of California system, and is often cited as the top public university in the United States and around the world.  Although admission to Berkeley is not guaranteed, students enjoy Priority Admissions over non-California students.

University of California, Los Angeles – #21 (tied) National Universities

Priority Admissions Campus

Founded in 1919, UCLA is the second oldest of the University of California campuses, and is world renowned for its excellence in all academic areas. Although admission to UCLA is not guaranteed, students enjoy Priority Admissions over non-California students.

University of California, Santa Barbara – #37 (tied) National Universities

Founded in 1891, UCSB is considered one of the eight ‘public Ivy League’ universities and boasts seven Nobel Prize Laureates on its faculty – in addition to having one of the most appealing climates and locations in the country! Minimum GPA for guaranteed admissions: 3.2

University of California, Irvine – #42 (tied) National Universities

Founded in 1961, UCI is renowned for both outstanding academics and a relaxed atmosphere, with a desirable location that’s close to the beach. With over 500 student clubs, students build resumes and stay busy. Minimum GPA for guaranteed admissions: 3.4

University of California, San Diego – #42 (tied) National Universities

Priority Admissions Campus

Founded in 1960, UC San Diego is recognized as a public Ivy League university and is a highly regarded public research university. Although admission to UC San Diego is not guaranteed, students enjoy Priority Admissions over non-California students.

University of California, Davis – #46 (tied) National Universities

Founded in 1906, UCD is considered a ‘public Ivy League’ university.  It is well placed in global rankings and boasts one of the world’s top Engineering schools. Minimum GPA for guaranteed admissions: 3.2

University of California, Santa Cruz – #81 (tied) National Universities

Founded in 1965, UC Santa Cruz is a modern research university with a wide variety of both undergraduate and graduate programs.  Set in a beautiful forested campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean, UC Santa Cruz is known for its excellence in many areas. Minimum GPA for guaranteed admissions: 3.0

University of California, Riverside – #124 (tied) National Universities

Founded in 1959, UC Riverside is one of the most diverse campuses in the US, and in 2013 was granted the first research based public medical school license in 40 years. Minimum GPA for guaranteed admissions: 3.0

University of California, Merced – #165 (tied) National Universities

UC Merced opened its doors in 2005, making it the newest University of California campus and the first American research university to be built in the 21st century. Students can study a wide range of majors in one of the fastest developing American universities! Minimum GPA for guaranteed admissions: 2.8

College / University Minimum GPA* Ranking #
UC Berkeley (Priority Admissions) N/A** #21 (tied) National Universities
UCLA (Priority Admissions) N/A** #21 (tied) National Universities
UC Santa Barbara 3.2 #37 (tied) National Universities
UC Irvine 3.4 #42 (tied) National Universities
UC San Diego (Priority Admissions) N/A** #42 (tied) National Universities
UC Davis 3.2 #46 (tied) National Universities
UC Santa Cruz 3.0 #81 (tied) National Universities
University of Oregon 2.5 #103 (tied) National Universities
Arizona State University 2.5 #115 (tied) National Universities
UC Riverside 3.0 #124 (tied) National Universities
University of Arizona 3.0 #124 (tied) National Universities
University of Cincinnati 2.0 #133 (tied) National Universities
San Diego State University 2.0 #140 (tied) National Universities
UC Merced 2.8 #165 (tied) National Universities
Indiana University – Purdue University – Indianapolis 2.0 #192 (tied) National Universities
CSU Fullerton 2.0 #202 (tied) National Universities
Central Michigan University 2.5 #207 (tied) National Universities
CSU Fresno 2.0 #223 (tied) National Universities
San Francisco State University 2.4 n/a, National Universities
Portland State University 2.25 n/a, National Universities
San Francisco State University 2.0 n/a National Universities
CSU Maritime 2.0 #3 Regional Universities (West)
CSU San Luis Obispo 2.0 #11 Regional Universities (West)
CSU Pomona 2.0 #31 Regional Universities (West)
San Jose State University 2.0 #35 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
Saint Michael’s College 3.0 #106 (tied) National Liberal Arts Colleges
Saint Mary’s College 2.0 #9 Regional Universities (West)
CSU Chico 2.0 #37 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
Notre Dame de Namur University 2.5 #41 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
Humboldt State University 2.0 #47 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU Monterey Bay 2.0 #47 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU Stanislaus 2.0 #55 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
Sonoma State University 2.0 #57 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU Los Angeles 2.0 #59 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU San Bernardino 2.0 #63 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU Channel Islands 2.0 #66 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU Sacramento 2.0 #70 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU Northridge 2.0 #73 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU San Marcos 2.0 #76 (tied) Regional Universities (West)
CSU Bakersfield 2.0 #94 Regional Universities (West)
CSU East Bay 2.0 n/a Regional Universities (West)
CSU Dominguez Hills 2.0 n/a Regional Universities (West)
University of Wisconsin – Stout 2.5 #70 (tied) Regional Universities (Midwest)
SUNY at Plattsburg 2.5 #71 (tied) Regional Universities (North)
University of Michigan – Flint 2.0 #99 (tied) Regional Universities (Midwest)

 

Students do not need to retake TOEFL for progression to any of the guaranteed progression universities.

*This is the minimum GPA required to transfer, certain programs may request higher.

**Priority Admissions campus, not guaranteed