Where do SPSCC grads transfer?
- 17% University of Washington
- 10% Saint Martin's University
- 9% Washington State University
- 8% Western Washington University
- 8% The Evergreen State College
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To find out when you should apply, take look at our list of priority application deadlines for Washington state universities below. The dates listed are the last possible day to turn in your application, so you should plan to have your application submitted well before these dates.
The following transfer application deadlines may be different from freshman application deadlines. If you plan on applying with fewer than 40 credits or are in the Running Start program, please research the admissions criteria and application deadlines for the colleges you are interested in.
Students must have 90 quarter-hour transferable credits for consideration to the Tacoma or Tribal programs.
There is no specific application deadline; however, financial aid priority is given to Fall Semester applications received by February 1. Students who apply after will still be eligible for aid, but some sources of funding may have limited amounts to offer. Scholarship priority is given to Spring Semester applications received by November 15. The largest transfer scholarship has a cut-off of November 15. Other scholarships will still be available.
The application deadline for Spring Semester is January 1. Applications for Summer and Fall Semesters are accepted on a rolling basis.
Program application deadlines may differ. Check UW Bothell's website to view your specific program.
Program application deadlines may differ. Check UW Tacoma's website to view your specific program.
These undergraduate programs have additional applications required to certify into the major:
This guide is a general timeline for planning purposes and does not include specific dates for specific schools which must be obtained from your prospective colleges and universities.
1. Explore Majors and Careers
2. Begin your search for colleges and universities that would be a good fit for you.
3. Create a long-term plan for your degree completion and transfer.
During your last 45 credits
4. Start searching for scholarships and gathering admissions application materials.
5. Get your applications ready and turned in.
6. Decide on your four-year school and finish up at SPSCC!
Use the following list of colleges and universities to start your research. This list does not include every college in Washington. To find more colleges and universities, go to the Washington Student Achievement Council website.
Remember to look for specific transfer admissions requirements. Research transfer GPAs, foreign language, and general education requirements. Look at specific department requirements, admissions, and financial aid deadlines. Make informed choices and start early!
(Also known as General Undergraduate Requirements & General Degree Requirements)
The following information serves as a guide. Always check with your chosen university to ensure accurate information and requirements.
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Common questions from students earning a Direct Transfer Agreement degree.
Search for colleges and univerities by major in Washington State and out-of-state.
Find more information from the State Board for Community & Technical Colleges.