Saddleback College. First.

It's smart to attend Saddleback College, whether you plan to save money during your first two years of college, or pick up some units in the summer that will transfer to your four-year school in the fall. Transferring from Saddleback also increases your chances of getting into your dream college.

Maximize Your College Experience. Minimize the Cost.

Graphic Showing Student Transfer Scenarios for a Private University, UC and CSU campus.

Top Transfer Destinations - California

Ranking of UC and CSU campuses for Saddleback College transfer students

University of California Transfer Guarantee

The UC Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program helps Saddleback students transfer to University of California campuses each year. In 2017-2018, 445 Saddleback students transferred to an UC campus, making us 12th out of 115 community colleges in the state for transfers to the UC system.

Honors Student Transfer Programs

Saddleback's honors program has developed transfer agreements with numerous four-year colleges and universities, including UCLA, Scripps College, Pomona College, Loyola Marymount University, and many others, including out-of-state schools.

Top Transfer Destinations - United States

Top Transfer Destinations for Saddleback students in the United States

California and Beyond

More than 3,500 students transfer every year from Saddleback to colleges and universities across the nation. This map shows a sampling of the more than 400 four-year institutions that accepted Saddleback transfer students in 2017.

Let Us Help You Find Your Transfer Path!

You can visit the Saddleback College Transfer Center, located in the Student Services Center, Room 225B, send them an email at, call them at (949) 582-4328 or visit them online at