Begin with SVIEP and the future is yours! Students who successfully complete SVIEP Level 4 are guaranteed admission into the San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley, after which they can take advantage of our amazing transfer agreements UC, CSU and other great universities!
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University Transfer

Transfer students from the San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley enjoy priority admission status among all UC and CSU institutions. Our three colleges have the largest number of universities providing guaranteed transfers and conditional letters of admission. Universities that offer the conditional letters of admission are listed below. Should you select one of these universities on our application form, you will receive a university letter explaining the Transfer Admission Guarantee. 

UC Berkeley

San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley are your Bridge to Attend

For a full list of our University Transfer Agreements please see here.    

Students at Canada College, College of San Mateo and Skyline College who interested in transferring to a four-year college or university may use Transfer Services (located at each college) to research universities, majors, academic requirements, college costs, and other transfer matters. Resources include college catalogs, college directories, articulation information, and access to PROJECT ASSIST, a self-guided site that provides general education, major and course equivalency information.

How it works

  1. After completing SVIEP, apply to one of our San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley. Begin here.
  2. On the San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley application, choose the university from the list provided. Choose one university only. Make sure the university you choose has your major.

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