Transfer Facts and Figures

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Thinking about transferring?  You’ve come to the right place!  It’s smart to attend Saddleback College first, which gives you a more affordable college experience and can help you get into that four-year college or university you’ve been dreaming of.

More than 3,500 students transfer every year from Saddleback to colleges and universities throughout the nation. See for yourself how spending your first two years at Saddleback means a significant cost savings*:

Start at Saddleback, Transfer to USC
Over 75 students transferred from Saddleback to USC in 2018.
Two Years at Saddleback ($2,760) + Two Years at USC ($112,450) = $115,210
Four Years at USC: $224,900
Savings: $109,690

Start at Saddleback, Transfer to UC Irvine
182 Saddleback students transferred to UCI last year.
Two Years at Saddleback ($2,760) + Two Years at UCI ($27,400) = $30,160
Four Years at UCI: $54,800
Savings: $24,640

Start at Saddleback, Transfer to CSU Fullerton
512 students transferred from Saddleback to CSU Fullerton last year.
Two Years at Saddleback ($2,760) + Two Years at CSUF ($13,772) = $16,532
Four Years at CSUF: $27,544
Savings: $11,012

*Figures include 2018-2019 tuition and fees only.  Room and board costs vary.

Top Transfer Destinations for Saddleback College students in 2019 – California

University of California

1. UC Irvine
2. UCLA
3. UC Santa Barbara
4. UC San Diego
5. UC Berkeley

California State University
1. CSU Fullerton
2. CSU Long Beach
3. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (tie)
3. San Diego State (tie)
4. Cal Poly Pomona

Transfers to Out-of-State Schools
Each year Saddleback students transfer to colleges and universities throughout the nation, including Stanford, Harvard, the University of Michigan, and many other top-tier schools.  Over 400 four-year institutions accepted Saddleback transfer students in 2018.

Get started! Learn more about your transfer options by talking with one of our experienced transfer counselors. 
Click here to see our Transfer Brochure.