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Newsom Introduces New Transfer Pathway for California Community College Students



by Sara Rott

Gov. Gavin Newsom released the details for a “stand-alone dual admission program” in his proposed budget, which if approved would provide California community college students another, more direct, path to admission to the state’s public universities. 

In the proposed measure, participating first-time community college students would be guaranteed a spot at a California State University or University of California campus of their starting in 2023. That is, if they obtain their associate’s degree for transfer in two years, according to the governor’s trailer bill outlining the policy. 

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