2022 Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022
10:00 AM on Zoom

We are proud to announce that the following California Community Colleges and California State University campuses will be honored as 2022 Champions of Higher Education and 2022 Equity Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer on November 1st during our annual Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer awards ceremony. These colleges and universities are leading the state in conferring the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT), enrolling ADT earners on guaranteed pathways to a bachelor’s degree, and intentionally working to support Latinx and Black students on their path to a degree.


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2022 Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer

Total Associate Degrees for Transfer

The following California Community Colleges are recognized for the number students earning Associate Degrees for Transfer in the 2020–21 academic year.

Pasadena City College
East Los Angeles College
Mt. San Antonio College

Growth in Associate Degrees for Transfer

The following California Community Colleges are recognized for the total numeric growth in the number of students earning Associate Degrees for Transfer between the 2019–20 and the 2020–21 academic years.

De Anza College
Riverside City College
Cosumnes River College

Students Earning Associate Degrees for Transfer As a Percentage of All Associate-Degree Earners

The following California Community Colleges are recognized for the percent of total Associate-Degree earners who earned Associate Degrees for Transfer in the 2020–21 academic year.

Berkeley City College
Clovis Community College
Bakersfield College

Associate Degrees for Transfer Relative to Campus Enrollment

The following California Community Colleges are recognized for the number of students earning Associate Degrees for Transfer relative to 50 full-time enrolled students (FTES) in the 2020–21 academic year.

Citrus College
College of the Desert
Los Angeles Pierce College

California State University Associate Degree for Transfer Implementation

These universities successfully ensured both that over half of their 2021 undergraduate transfers students were ADT earners, and that of those ADT earners, over half were on a guaranteed pathway.

California State University, Fresno
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Stanislaus

2022 Equity Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer
for Black & Latinx Students

California Community Colleges: 2022 Equity Champions for Black Students

These colleges led the way in supporting Black students to earn an ADT with at least 65% of their Black associate-degree earners having earned an ADT. These colleges are supporting Black students to perform as well or better in this metric than the rest of their student body. Equity gaps are calculated as the difference between the percentage of Black associate-degree earners who received ADTs as compared to the percentage of the rest of the student body.

Clovis Community College
Bakersfield College
Imperial Valley College
Citrus College
Monterey Peninsula College
Long Beach City College

California Community Colleges: 2022 Equity Champions for Latinx Students

These colleges led the way in supporting Latinx students to earn an ADT with at least 65% of their Latinx associate-degree earners having earned an ADT. These colleges are supporting Latinx students to perform as well or better in this metric than the rest of their student body. Equity gaps are calculated as the difference between the percentage of Latinx associate-degree earners who received ADTs as compared to the percentage of the rest of the student body.

Berkeley City College
Bakersfield College
Clovis Community College
Foothill College
Hartnell College
Glendale Community College
Evergreen Valley College
Madera Community College
Long Beach City College
Citrus College
College of the Desert
Cypress College
East Los Angeles College
West Valley College

California State University: 2022 Equity Champions for Black Students

These universities successfully ensured both that over half of their 2021 Black undergraduate transfer students were ADT earners, and that of those ADT earners, over half were on a guaranteed pathway.

California State University, East Bay
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, San Bernardino

California State University: 2022 Equity Champions for Latinx Students

These universities successfully ensured both that over half of their 2021 Latinx undergraduate transfers were ADT earners, and that of those ADT earners, over half were on a guaranteed pathway.

California State University, East Bay
California State University, Fresno
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, San Bernardino
Sonoma State University
California State University, Stanislaus