California has 77 non-profit, independent accredited colleges and universities. These schools all have their own governing boards which conform to their own unique set of values. As a result, they are very diverse and offer many different opportunities for students.
- About California Independent Colleges and Universities
- Map of California Independent Colleges and Universities
- Myths about Private Universities and Colleges
- Transfer Planning
- Independent Colleges that accept IGETC or CSU GE patterns
- How to Apply Independent college and universities may use their own application, which is usually found on their admissions websites, or the Common Application .The Common Application is a web based application used by over 500 local and out of state colleges and universities.
- FAQs about the Common Application
- Application Dates vary greatly. See the individual campus Admissions website for application deadlines or click here for a list of Independent College Application Deadlines.
- List of California Independent Colleges and Universities
Transfer Guides to California Independent Colleges
- Azusa Pacific University General Education Transfer Plan. Scroll down and click on Cypress College.
- Biola University Preapproved Courses. Scroll down and click on Cypress College.
- Brandman University Transfer Guide
- Chapman University. Scroll down and click on Cypress College.
- USC Transferable courses & GE requirements