Transfer Facts and Figures

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Welcome to Opportunity

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
Savings: $124,176

Start at Saddleback, Transfer to UC Irvine
Savings: $28,700

Start at Saddleback, Transfer to CSU Fullerton
Savings: $11,196

*Figures include 2021-22 tuition and fees only.  Room and board costs vary.

Top Transfer Destinations for Saddleback College students in 2021 – California

University of California

1. UC Irvine
3. UC San Diego
4. UC Santa Barbara
5. UC Riverside

California State University
1. CSU Fullerton
2. CSU Long Beach
3. San Diego State
4. Cal Poly Pomona
5. CSU San Marcos

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.