Transfer Admission

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Complete Your Degree at Marymount

Marymount California University makes it convenient and affordable to complete your Bachelor’s degree in Business, Psychology, Media Studies or Liberal Arts. We welcome students who are interested in transferring to Marymount from other institutions.
You are considered a transfer student if you have graduated from high school (or earned a comparable diploma) and have completed or attempted course work at any college or university.


Apply for Spring 2017 Apply for Fall 2017 Common App

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2017. There is also Financial Aid available for qualified students.
Email if you have any questions.


Marymount California University strives to make the transfer process simple for all prospective students. Here is a short list of colleges that specific transfer guides with Marymount California University.

Access Transfer Planning Guides for the following schools
Los Angeles Harbor College Golden West College
Mendocino College Yuba College


Read about Marymount California University’s prior learning policies and acceptance of external exams.

Applications for the Fall Semester Feb. 1 – Priority Consideration Deadline Applications for the Spring Semester Nov. 1 – Priority Consideration Deadline Read More
Learn more about walk-in Friday transfer advising and our outreach travel schedule. Read More
Have your questions answered through our FAQ. Read More
Learn more about Marymount California University's investment in transfer student education. Read More
Learn more about Marymount California University's Prior Learning Assessment. Read More

Merit Scholarships

Marymount California University participates in federal and state financial aid programs and offers institutional aid for students who qualify. We encourage transfer students to apply for financial aid as soon as possible. Transfer students can complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application via the Internet at Students who currently are receiving financial aid at a different institution will be required to add Marymount California University's school code 010474 to the FAFSA.

In addition, Marymount California University offers Transfer Scholarships based on your academic performance at the collegiate level. The information from your application for admission, including official transcripts of all college work attempted, will be considered. No separate application is required. The Office of Admission will notify you in your acceptance packet if you meet the qualifications for this scholarship.

Failure to disclose all college work attempted may result in rescission of admission and/or any merit scholarships awarded.

The Office of Financial Aid looks forward to assisting you with the financial aid process and helping you to finance your educational endeavors.

If you have any questions regarding your financial aid, contact the Office of Financial Aid at (310) 377-5501 or email

Marymount California University Transfer Guarantee

Ensure your admission to the University without having to complete any additional forms or applications. Marymount currently guarantees admission to transfer applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Completion of college-level composition (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better.
  • Completion of college-level mathematics with a grade of C or better.
  • Cumulative 2.75 GPA in transferable courses.
  • Completion of at least 24 semester units.

Applicants must submit their application and official transcript by Feburary 1 to take advantage of this admission guarantee.

Undergraduate Programs

Benefits for Military Families

Serving service members means supporting their families, too. Military spouses qualify for a wide range of education grants, and we can help you transfer your valuable VA education benefits to your children.

The Next Steps

1. Sign up to receive more information.
2. Schedule a visit to experience the Marymount Advantage for yourself.
3. Apply Online 
4. Fill out the FAFSA (Marymount's school code is: 010474) to qualify for financial aid.
5. Get connected for the most up-to-date information.

6. Email Admission Office or call us at (310) 303-7311.
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