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Transferring to UCLA or USC from UCSB

t4hsuht4hsuh Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
edited July 2010 in Transfer Students
Hey, I'm a sophomore now at UCSB and I was just wondering what you guys knew about getting into UCLA or USC as a transfer student

My undergrad gpa at UCSB alone is around a 3.3
But I also have completed a lot of community college courseswork, and my combined gpa is around a 3.55

Is that a competitive gpa? I want to transfer as a Accounting Major.

I know that UCLA does consider the joint gpa calculation but I am not too sure about USC.
Any replies would be great. Thanks
Post edited by t4hsuh on

Replies to: Transferring to UCLA or USC from UCSB

  • georgetownboygeorgetownboy Registered User Posts: 43 Junior Member
    so your final gpa is 3.5? can u get it up to a 3.6 or 3.7 ? well it wouldn't matter. I think that schools like UCLA give preference to residents in the state of California, so that might be a leg up for you. i think your gpa is good, not great, but good. You might want to get kick ass letters of recc's and write good essays....then i think you should be set.

    please chance me!
    http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/transfer-students/952990-chance-me-transfer-3-7-gpa.html
  • xelinkxelink Registered User Posts: 1,125 Senior Member
    the UCs don't take into consideration letters of recommendation unless you're doing an appeal. UCLA does NOT offer accounting, the closest thing is biz-econ which is econ with some accounting courses added on. It is VERY competitive to get into(3.8-3.9ish GPA on average)

    for your essay, tie in how your extra-curriculars tie into your major. That's about it, otherwise check the UC forum.
  • hahahahahhahahahah Registered User Posts: 1,051 Senior Member
    post this is the UC transfer subsection as well
  • Athletics12Athletics12 Registered User Posts: 215 Junior Member
    you know ucsb's accounting program is one of the best in cali? most people i knew who graduated from their in that program went to work for one of the big 4.
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