Transfer Student Support

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Articulation Agreements

Below is a list of community colleges located in Southern California with which USD has articulation agreements:

  • College of the Desert
  • Saddleback College
  • Cuyamaca College
  • San Diego City College
  • Grossmont College
  • San Diego Mesa College
  • Imperial Valley College
  • San Diego Miramar College
  • Marymount Palos Verdes
  • Santa Rosa College
  • MiraCosta College
  • Santiago Canyon College
  • Orange Coast College
  • Southwestern College
  • Palomar College


These agreements identify transferable coursework that satisfy USD's general education requirements. While courses in these agreements are not required to apply to the university, they should serve as a guide to help applicants stay on track with USD graduation requirements. Keep in mind that these are not the only courses that might transfer and it is best to contact Admissions about courses not listed on the agreements.

For questions about transferable coursework, please call the Admissions Office at (619) 260-4506.