Be prepared to transfer.
The UA Bridge program is a partnership between Arizona community colleges and the University of Arizona that provides a clear path to pursuing your UA bachelor’s degree.
The UA Bridge program provides:
- Dedicated UA transfer staff for pre-transfer admissions counseling
- $2,000 renewable scholarships for eligible students**
- Invitations to transfer events and activities at the UA and participating community colleges
**The Bridge Scholarship is for current Bridge participants only and is guaranteed for students with a minimum 2.5 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).
To join the program, is it ideal that you be at least one semester away from transferring to UA when you apply.
At the time you join the UA Bridge program, you should ideally be at least one semester away from transferring to the UA from an Arizona community college. This program does not apply to current/previous students from the University of Arizona or any other four-year institution. Additionally, this program does not apply to current high school students enrolled in dual enrollment courses. Once you're enrolled the program, you must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and complete six or more credits per semester at your community college to maintain eligibility.
The UA Bridge application is open! Apply now to join the UA Bridge program.
Additional inquiries about UA Bridge should be directed to your recruiter who will let you know if you qualify for UA Bridge.
English as a Second Language
The University of Arizona's Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) offers a similarly-named but distinct ESL Academic Bridge Program. Eligibility is exclusive to international students who are interested in taking coursework at UA but need to demonstrate English proficiency in order to be fully admitted as a degree-seeking student to the University of Arizona.