Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general indicator of selectivity rather than a forecaster of your likelihood of being admitted to UCLA.
Our campuses use nine criteria to choose among qualified applicants as part of the thorough review process when they receive more applications from prospective transfer students than they can accept.
What is UCLA TAP?
The UCLA Transfer Alliance Program (TAP) is a priority admission review program that is run by UCLA in collaboration with honors programs at California Community Colleges after a rigorous review process by the UCLA Admissions Office. One of the few local colleges that is authorized to take part in the program is Las Positas.
Benefits of the UCLA TAP Program
Students who complete at least 5 honors contracts in courses totaling at least 15 units at LPC and graduate as Honors Scholars through UCLA TAP are qualified for priority admission review at UCLA. The standard admissions procedure and all major preparation requirements must be fulfilled by students.
In 2020 general transfer Students were admitted to UCLA at a rate of 24% By contrast, TAP applicants were admitted at a rate of 78%
TAP certification also entitles students to be reviewed for admission in a alternate major. Students must meet the UCLA major preparation requirements in their secondary major. The secondary major must be within the College of Letters and Sciences (L&S) and some impacted majors are also excluded from consideration as alternate majors for TAP. The alternate major must also be the alternate major indicated on the students official UC application. The full list of excluded majors is here.
What Majors Are Eligible for TAP?
The UCLA College of Letters and Science’s Transfer Alliance Program is only available to majors in L This does not include the Schools of Engineering, but it does include the majors of the majority of LPC transfers.
How to Apply with UCLA TAP
In order to apply through UCLA TAP you will need to make sure that your major and any secondary major are TAP eligible and within the College of Letters and Science at UCLA. You will also need to meet all other admissions requirements for the college and your major as indicated by your LPC counselor, UCLA and ASSIST. You also need to be on track to complete at least 5 honors contracts in courses worth at least 15 combined units by the end of the spring semester in which you graduate. You must have a grade of A or B in each of those courses. Only transfer students are eilgible for TAP, which means that concurrent enrollment and Middle College students are not eligible unless they have also taken college courses since their high school graduation. The TAP application form will be a secondary application that you complete after submitting your general application to UCLA. Please contact the LPC Honors Program Coordinator for more information.
The LPC-UCLA TAP Preparation Form
During your final academic year at Las Positas, between September and November, you should complete the LPC-UCLA TAP Process Preparation Form. You must list the specific courses on this LPC form in order to qualify for graduation as an LPC honors scholar. It gives you the opportunity to state your intention to finish the program before graduation if you still have additional courses to take. The LPC Honors Transfer Program Coordinator will use the information on this form to start the process of approving you for UCLA TAP. Please be aware that the application process you complete with UCLA when you apply through TAP is different from this internal LPC process. If you intend to apply as a TAP-certified student, make sure you complete both.
UCLA TAP at Las Positas
For more information please contact:Jeremiah Bodnar Program Coordinator
- Honors Office: Room 220-B
- Honors Coordinators Office (J. Bodnar): 270-K
- Monday & Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
- Tuesday & Thursday: 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM
- Friday: 9:15 AM–10:15 AM (Online only; contact Zoom via email for details) ).
- Honors contract proposals due: Friday, February 3, 2023
- Honors contracts submitted on Friday, May 19, 2023; instructor approved; project completion survey submitted.
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How to get accepted to UCLA, UC Berkeley, UCI & More | TAG & TAP Program
How do you get into UCLA tap?
You must have at least a 3 if you’re applying to UCLA for a highly selective major (see list, below*). 4 overall GPA, and at least a 3. 0 GPA in your major prep. If your GPA is between 3. 25 and 3. 4. You MUST meet with a transfer counselor and declare a different major. If you do not, we will NOT TAP certify you.
Is it easier to get into UCLA as a transfer?
UCLA is committed to being a transfer-friendly institution. You become a more competitive candidate during the admissions review process if you have strong academic preparation and performance. The average GPA of admitted transfer students is above 3. 5, and accepted students have finished the majority of the required major preparatory courses.
Which community college has the highest transfer rate to UCLA?
The upshot: Santa Monica College is the No. One source of transfers to UCLA sends 400–500 students to Westwood each year.
What majors are eligible for UCLA tap?
- Pre-Business Economics.
- Education and Social Transformation.
- Global Studies.
- Human Biology and Society (B.A. and B.S.)