California2NAU—a seamless transfer to Northern Arizona University
Start at your California community college, finish at NAU
With the California2NAU pathway program, you’ll begin at your community college, then transfer to NAU to earn your bachelor’s degree—in Flagstaff, online, or at a location throughout Arizona.
Benefits of California2NAU
As a member of the Lumberjack community, you can:
- save time and money by completing the first two years at your community college, taking courses that will transfer to your NAU degree
- maximize your transfer credits and track your academic progress by using the innovative online tool, JacksPath
- get and stay connected to NAU by receiving a university ID and email account, and receive personal guidance while at the community college
- transfer when you’re ready, whether you start at NAU in the fall, spring, or summer
- earn a 2NAU Scholarship, if eligible, upon admission to NAU
An affordable degree
Save money by paying community college tuition while earning your associate degree. Then, transfer to NAU and enjoy additional cost-saving opportunities as you complete university coursework for your bachelor’s degree.
- 90/30 degree programs allow you to transfer up to 90 credits from your community college, then complete the balance of 120 credits at the university to earn your NAU degree.
- The Western Undergraduate Exchange, or WUE, offers a lower tuition rate for California residents.
- Online degrees are available so you can earn your bachelor’s degree without relocating from California.
- Scholarships are available to transfer students. Complete the FAFSA and search for scholarships.
Apply for admission at least one semester before you plan to transfer to NAU. As a California2NAU student, your application fee will be waived. University admission is guaranteed by meeting the following criteria:
- a fully certified Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or California State University General Education (CSUGE), with a minimum transfer GPA of 2.50 plus either a final high school transcript or GED.
- a transfer associate degree with a minimum cumulative transfer GPA of 2.0
Participating community colleges across California
NAU is proud to have established a relationship with the following community colleges:
Chaffey College • Cuyamaca College • Grossmont College • Irvine Valley College • Palomar College • Saddleback College