HBCU Transfer Opportunities

Our program guarantees admission to 29 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), allowing students to complete their undergraduate degree journey.

Ready to start your future at an HBCU?

Now that you know about the California Community Colleges Transfer Guarantee, get started on the steps to transfer to an HBCU.

Step 1

Begin researching our HBCU partner institutions.

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Meet with a community college counselor to discuss your schools of interest and review ALL college transcripts to ensure you meet program requirements.


Obtain a fee waiver code from your counselor in order to complete the Common Black College Application.

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Fill out our program contact form for hands-on guidance through the transfer process.

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For HBCUs not found on the Common Black College App website, reach out to the school's contact listed below in the HBCU partners section in order to apply directly.

Get in touch


If you have questions about the transfer process, we’re here to help. Send an email with your name and contact number, the California community college you currently attend or plan to attend, and your chosen HBCU along with your question to hbcutransfer@cccco.edu. Our average response time is 48 hours.

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HBCU Transfer Agreement

The California Community Colleges Transfer Guarantee to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Program makes it easy for students to get from a California community college to an HBCU. This program simplifies the transfer process and reduces the need for students to take unnecessary courses, which shortens the time it takes to get a degree and saves money along the way.

Meet Our HBCU Partners

We are proud to have partnered with a wide variety of HBCU institutions that offer a variety of degree programs and with varying regional locations that include rural, suburban and urban communities.

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  • Albany State

    504 College Drive
    Albany, GA 31705

  • Morehouse

    830 Westview Dr SW
    Atlanta, GA 30314

  • Voorhees

    1897 Voorhees Road
    Denmark, SC 29042

  • Jackson State University

    1400 John R. Lynch St.
    Jackson, MS 39217

  • Alabama State University

    ​915 S. Jackson Street
    Montgomery, Alabama 36104

    Randall Massey, District Recruiter & Transfer Specialist

  • Arkansas Baptist College

    1600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
    Little Rock, AR 72202

    James Burrell, Director of Admissions

  • Benedict College

    1600 Harden Street
    Columbia, South Carolina 29204

    Mrs. Keisha Montgomery, Director of Admissions and Recruitment

  • Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Road
    Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

    Lawrence Webb, Admissions Counselor

  • Central State University

    1400 Brush Row Road
    Wilberforce, Ohio 45384

    Amanda McCombs, Enrollment Specialist

  • Claflin University

    400 Magnolia Street
    Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115

    Reynolda Brown, VP Enrollment Management


Upcoming Events

Events are always taking place on HBCU campuses. Be sure to check often as events are continually added throughout the year.

Your future shouldn’t be out of reach

Explore scholarships to qualifying HBCUs and get the financial support you need to make your dreams a reality. Check beck often to see if new scholarships have been added.

Daniel Krevin

Student, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

It’s great taking this program and knowing that there’s going to be a job waiting for you when you’re finished.

If you are an HBCU who values the contributions of transfer students on your campus and would like to learn more about the program, please contact us for more information.

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