Number of SDCCD transfer students on the rise
January 5, 2021 |
The number of students transferring from the San Diego Community College District to four-year colleges and universities has been increasing steadily in each of the past five years, with approximately two-thirds going to a University of California or California State University campus, according to the most recent District analysis.
The most popular destinations include:
1. San Diego State University, where the number of transfers is up 31% over 2014-15.
2. UC San Diego, where the number of transfers is up 81% over 2014-15.
3. Cal State San Marcos, where the number of transfers is up 250% over 2014-15.
4. National University, where the number of transfers is up 30% over 2014-15.
5. Arizona State University, where the number of transfers is up 76% over 2014-15.
Rounding out the Top 10 transfer institutions in 2018-19 — the most recent year for which statistics are available —are the University of San Diego, UCLA, Point Loma Nazarene University, Cal State Long Beach, and San Francisco State University.
In total, the 4,751 students who transferred in 2018-2019 was up 38% from 2014-15, and 13% over the previous year. Growth was the most significant at Miramar College, which was up 35% over the previous year, compared to an increase of 3% at City College and 8% at Mesa College.
TOP 10 TRANSFER SCHOOLS
Percent of overall transfers in 2018-19
San Diego State University 28.7%
University Of California-San Diego 12.2%
California State University - San Marcos 5.9%
National University 4.5%
Arizona State University 2.7%
University Of San Diego 2.4%
University Of California-Los Angeles 2.1%
Point Loma Nazarene University 1.5%
California State University - Long Beach 1.5%
San Francisco State University 1.5%