Who is Eligible?

  • Grant candidates must be transferring from a California Community College.
    The full list of applicable schools can be found at Alphabetic Listing of Community Colleges | California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (cccco.edu)
  • Grant candidates must meet GGU’s undergraduate admission requirements
  • Grant candidates must be transferring a minimum of 36 units (from a CCC)
  • Grant candidates must have been enrolled within the last 12 months
  • Once approved, grant candidates must maintain a 2.0 GPA and remain continuously enrolled with a minimum of 6 units per term. Summer term enrollment is not required
  • Grant candidates must be admitted to GGU no later than 30 days before the start of their first trimester at GGU
  • Grant candidates must submit a grant application before the first day of their first trimester at GGU
  • Grant candidates must submit a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and GGU Financial Aid Application before the first day of their first trimester at GGU
  • Funding is limited every trimester, apply early


To be considered for the Golden Gate University California Community College Transfer Grant, prospective students must first submit a GGU admissions application. To learn more about our degree programs, contact an enrollment counselor at info@ggu.edu or 415-442-7800 or request more information here.

Once you've submitted your application to GGU, apply for the California Community College Transfer Grant here.

Why GGU?


As one of the oldest nonprofit universities in California, Golden Gate University has been granting degrees and certificates emphasizing practical, skills-based education to working adults since 1901.

Earn a Degree Around Your Schedule.

With a nationally acclaimed online program and weekend and evening classes, you don’t have to halt your career to complete an advanced credential.

Propel Your Career.

GGU offers skills-based academic programs in practical fields designed for adult students and taught by San Francisco business leaders.

Easily Continue and Complete Your Education.

Transfer previously earned college credits, and even earn credit for workplace and military experience. Our affordable tuition and generous financial aid packages set us apart from the competition.

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