Future Path Cal State LA


Your Future Path to Cal State LA

Cal State LA is committed to your academic success. Rest assured there is more than one path to graduate from Cal State LA. We encourage you to consider enrolling with one of our local community college partners (listed below). Our local community colleges provide you with an excellent education and a solid foundation to continue your education at Cal State LA when you are ready to transfer. Students from our local community college get the highest admissions consideration among our community college applicants.

Consider getting an ADT!  The ADT Associate Degree for Transfer is designed to provide a clear pathway for meeting transfer requirements and degree completion.  We highly encourage students to pursue an (ADT) from their local California Community College. For more information, please visit our Associates Degree for Transfer webpage and our Admissions and Recruitment webpage.

Cal State LA’s Admissions and Recruitment unit is here to assist you on this path. We have a dedicated team that regularly meets with current community college students at their respective institutions to answer any questions, and works with them to keep them on track for transfer. We also host numerous recruitment activities to keep you in the know. Once you begin classes at a local community college, stop by the Transfer Center and ask how you can speak to a Cal State LA representative. You can also contact our office at (323) 343-3839.

If you would like to learn more about our local community college partners, please select from the list of community colleges below that will be the best fit for you. 

East Los Angeles College

Glendale Community College

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles Harbor College

Los Angeles Mission College

Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles Trade-Technical College

Los Angeles Valley College

Pasadena City College

Pierce College

Rio Hondo College

Santa Monica College

West Los Angeles College