Articulation agreements allow course credits earned at one public California college or university to be applied when transferred to another. Skyline College has articulation agreements with all of the University of California (UC) campuses, most of the California State Universities (CSU), and many private colleges and universities. Completing courses as indicated in an articulation agreement does not guarantee admissions to any college. 

Articulation with UC's and CSU's

The most up-to-date information on articulation agreements between Skyline College and California public colleges and universities is available at This comprehensive online resource is a student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. Prospective transfer students can use to look up information in two ways: via specific colleges or universities, or via major.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

There are more than 100 member universities that provide enriching learning environments, that promote the success of Black, African American, Indigenous, and People of Color. The member institutions can be explored and researched on the following web pages: 

Find My HBCU

The 107 HBCUs.ORG

California Community Colleges Transfer Guarantee Pathway to Historically Black Colleges & Universities 

California Community Colleges Transfer Guarantee to HBCUs

The California Community Colleges Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Transfer Program is the development of Transfer Guarantee Agreements that will facilitate a smooth transition for students from all of the California Community Colleges to partnered HBCUs.  These agreements will simplify the transfer process and reduce students’ need to take unnecessary courses, thereby shortening the time to degree completion with a cost saving.

HBCUs are leading institutions in awarding degrees to African-American students in the life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering programs.

The participating campuses in the agreement can be accessed via the CCC-HBCU website. 


California Community Colleges Transfer Guarantee to Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities Participating Institutions (AICCU) 

The purpose of this agreement is to ensure acceptance of prior coursework and to facilitate the transfer of CCC students who have completed a CCC Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) to an AICCU campus. 

  • Access the full list of AICCU ADT Participating Institutions and majors accepted, click here.


Articulation with Private California Colleges

Skyline College is articulated with a number of private California colleges and universities.

College Website City Articulation Agreement Type

Academy of Art Univesity

San Francisco

Transfer Guide

Dominican University of California

San Rafael

General Education   

Business Administration Major

Nursing Major

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

San Francisco / San Diego

General Studies Core Requirements

Golden Gate University

San Francisco

Transfer Credit (GGU website - degree audit database)

Holy Names University


General Education  

Generic BSN Lower Division Major Requirements  

John F. Kennedy University(Closed)

Pleasant Hill

Menlo College


General Education/ B.A., B.S. Business Administration, B.A. Psychology

Mills College


General Education

National University

San Jose

San Diego

General Education

Includes lower-division major preperation agreement for the following majors:

Business Administration; Criminal Justice Administration; Information Technology Management; Digital Media Design; Paralegal Studies; Computer Science; Accountancy; Nursing (R.N. Completion); Interdisciplinary Studies concentrating in Early Childhood Education with Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential; Interdisciplinary Studies with a California Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential; Mathematics with a Preliminary Single Subject Credential (California); English with a Preliminary Single Subject Credential (California); Biological Sciences with a PreliminarySingle Subject Credential (California); Construction Engineering Technology; Sports Psychology; Early Child Develoment with aCalifornia Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential; English; Nursing - Generic Entry;Early Childhood Education.

Notre Dame de Namur


Transfer Info

Includes lower-division major preperation agreement for the following majors:

Accounting, B.S.; Art, B.A. and Art B.F.A.; Art and Graphic Design, B.A.; Biological Sciences; Business Administration, B.S.; Communication, B.A.; Computer and Information Science, B.S. (Emphasis in Software Engineering); Emphasis in Management Information Systems: Health Science B.S.; Human Services, B.S.; Kinesiology, B.S.; Liberal Arts, B.A.; Liberal Studies, B.A.; Psychology, B.A.; Sociology, B.A.;

Biological Sciences Teacher Program (BSTP)  

Students completing the program will earn both a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and a Preliminary Single Subject Credential in the Biological Sciences    in as few as four years of combined study at Skyine and NDNU.

Palo Alto University

Palo Alto

Degree Pathway Agreement

Samuel Merritt University


Nursing Articulation Agreement

San Francisco Bay University (formerly NPU)

Fremont, CA

SFBU Articulation Agreements for B.S. in Computer Science (BSCS), B.S. in Business Administration (BSBA)  

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara

Transfer student admissions recommendations

Santa Clara University TAA Submission Process  

Santa Clara University Transfer Admission Agreement  

St. Mary's College of California


General Education  


Business Administration  



University of the Pacific


Transfer info

Locate General Education and lower-division major preparation courses through ROAR (Roam Online Articulation Reports)

University of San Francisco

San Francisco

General Education

 (Catalog year 13 - 14 reflects the most up-to-date-agreement)

University of Southern California

Los Angeles

General Education

Articulation with Out-of-State Colleges

Skyline College is articulated with a number of out-of-state colleges and universities.

College Website City / State Agreement Type
Arizona State University

Arizona (Tempe, Polytechnic, Downtown Phoenix, West, ASU Research Park, Skysong, Lake Havasu, Online)

Transfer Admissions Requirements

Transfer Guide (combines courses for Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College - Search under San Mateo CC - All locations)

University of Arizona Global Campus (formerly Ashford University)

Online /

San Diego, CA.

Transfer Guides for General Education and Bachelor of Arts Programs (57)

Brandman University

Online / Various cities throughout CA

Transfer Agreements

Transfer Guides for the following: Applied Studies, Business Administration, Computing Technology, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, General Education, Legal Studies, Liberal Studies, Culture Media Studies, Liberal Studies Multiple Subject Teachers, Nursing, Organizational Leadership, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, Sociology Social Work

Hawai'i Pacific University

Honolulu, Hawaii

Course Equivalency Reference
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada

Transfer Info

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, Nevada

Transfer Info

Course-to-Course Equivalency- Search for Skyline College

Western Governors University


Transfer Pathways in the Colleges of Business, Teachers College and College of Information Technology

Western Oregon Univesity

Monmouth, Oregon

Transfer Info

Course Equivalency Reference | Articulation Subjects: Anthrpology, Art, Astronomy, Biology, Communication, CoOp, Economics, English, Fitness, Geology, History, Health Sciences, Humanities, Journalism, Literature, Math, music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Speech