Elite Universities

Over 33% of U.S. students transfer to another institution during their undergraduate studies. Proving yourself in the U.S. with grades at our well-recognized partner institutions opens the entire U.S. higher education system to you.

Guaranteed Progression

As a UBridge student, you will enjoy guaranteed admissions to more than 110 universities, including 5 in the top 50, based solely on your UBridge GPA. Even better, you won’t have to take the SATs.

Here are some of the excellent universities that offer guaranteed admissions:

University of Virginia – #24 (tied) U.S. News Best College rankings 2017

Founded in 1819 and considered one of the original ‘public Ivy League’ universities, UVA is consistently ranked as one of America’s top universities.

Public University

Ranked #2

Management

Ranked #6

Business

Ranked #6

Marketing

Ranked #7

Finance

Ranked #9

College of William & Mary – #32 (tied) U.S. News Best College rankings 2017

Founded in 1693, College of William and Mary is the second oldest college in the U.S. Considered a ‘public Ivy League’ university, it prides itself on its energetic and enthusiastic culture as well as the excellent quality of its programs.

Public University

Ranked #6

Undergraduate Teaching

Ranked #12

University of California, Santa Barbara – #37 (tied) U.S. News Best College rankings 2017

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 one of the most appealing climates and locations in the country!

Public University

Ranked #8

Materials Engineering

Ranked #8

Space Science

Ranked #9 Globally (U.S. News Best Global University rankings 2017)

Communications & Media

Ranked #20 Globally

Physics

Ranked #21 Globally

Engineering

Ranked #22 Globally

University of California, Irvine – #39 (tied) U.S. News Best College rankings 2017

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.

Public University

Ranked #9

Criminology

Ranked #5

Organic Chemistry

Ranked #12

University of California, Davis – #44 (tied) U.S. News Best College rankings 2017

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.

Public University

Ranked #10

Plant & Animal Science

Ranked #1 Globally (U.S. News Best Global University rankings 2017)

Agriculture

Ranked #2 Globally

Environmental Sciences

Ranked #13 Globally

Virginia Tech – #74 (tied) U.S. News Best College rankings 2017

Founded in 1871, Virginia Tech has its roots based in the sciences. The university is a powerhouse of technology research and innovation.

Public University

Ranked #27

Overall Engineering School

Ranked #16

Industrial Engineering

Ranked #5

Biological Engineering

Ranked #6

Civil Engineering

Ranked #9

Environmental Engineering

Ranked #10

See campus sections for a full list of the universities you can progress to when you complete the University Bridge program.