Transfer Admission

Transfer Admission


Here's where you need to be: Transfer now

You deserve a top college education for the future you want.  PennWest California is where transfer students can come to succeed. We provide an easy transition, and our focus is on maximizing your transfer credits.  PennWest California helps you earn your degree in your timeframe to fit your future.    

PennWest California campus on a sunny day.

Maximize Transfer Credits


Our goal is to ensure that you receive a fair and timely assessment of all your transfer credits. PennWest California evaluates transfer credits from schools where students have earned a grade of C or better in coursework. Pennsylvania's statewide transfer system guarantees your credits will transfer from Pennsylvania community colleges, Lackawanna College or one of the 14 Pennsylvania State System schools.  We also review military credits, Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), and CLEP/DANTES/AP.  PennWest California helps transfer students make important changes easy and seamless. Let us help you make your move.

Flowers blooming on campus.

Fit Right In


Each year, transfer students make up about one-third of PennWest California's new student class. Count on getting customized help from our transfer admission counselor at The team will assist you with any aspect of the transfer process to ensure a smooth transition and the right start. You'll learn in small classes with an average of 19 students and one-to-one interaction with your professors. We're a transfer-friendly school where you can get involved and feel right at home.

PennWest California campus.

The PennWest California Difference

On-campus and Global Online

With more than 100 undergraduate programs and concentrations, on campus and online, PennWest California will design the best track to fulfill your academic interests and future goals. Expect top advice for career-building, plus hands-on experience that's right for your major, whether it's fieldwork, research, clinical practice or student teaching. PennWest California quality is why The Princeton Review consistently ranks us one of the best universities in the northeastern United States. Find out why today and get to where you need to be. 

Schedule a visit