The UA Bridge program is a partnership between several community colleges and the University of Arizona that provides a path to pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of Arizona. The UA Bridge program provides:
- Guaranteed admissions into most UA undergraduate degree programs
- Dedicated UA transfer staff for pre-transfer admissions counseling
- $2,000 renewable scholarships for eligible students**
- Access to UA Transfer Peer Mentors
- Access to UA library, UA email account and other online resources just for students
- Exclusive transfer events and activities at the UA and in Maricopa County
To join the program, you must have completed fewer than 35 credits at a participating community college or be at least one year away from transferring to UA when you apply. This program does not apply to current or previous UA students. Once you're in the program, you must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and complete 6 or more credits per semester to maintain eligibility.
Signing up for UA Bridge is free and easy. Start by creating and submitting a new application for UA Bridge. There is a $25 charge for a CatCard (UA student ID card) if you choose to get one.
**The Bridge scholarship is for current Bridge participants only and is guaranteed for students that have a minimum 3.00 recalculated cumulative college GPA and completed a minimum of 36 units at the time of UA admissions application. The scholarship is awarded per year and is available for two consecutive years (four semesters total).
For questions and more information, please contact:
Pima Community College Students
Sr. Assistant Director - Transfer Recruitment
Maricopa Community College District Students
Senior Counselor, Transfer Admissions
If you have general questions, please contact
Senior Coordinator, Transfer Recruitment Programs
Please note, the Joint Admissions program is no longer offered. Students who were members of the Joint Admissions program are encouraged to contact Crystal Adams for details about the UA Bridge program.