Be prepared to transfer.
The Arizona Bridge program is a partnership between Arizona community colleges and the University of Arizona that provides a clear path to pursuing your bachelor’s degree.
The Arizona Bridge program provides:
- Dedicated University of Arizona transfer staff for pre-transfer admissions counseling
- $2,000 renewable scholarships for eligible students**
- Invitations to transfer events and activities at Arizona 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 their 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 the University of Arizona when you apply.
At the time you join the Arizona Bridge program, you should ideally be at least one semester away from transferring to the University of Arizona 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 Arizona Bridge application is open! Apply now to join the Arizona Bridge program.
Additional inquiries about Arizona Bridge should be directed to your recruiter who will let you know if you qualify for Arizona 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 but need to demonstrate English proficiency in order to be fully admitted as a degree-seeking student to the University of Arizona.