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Conditional Guaranteed Admission

Our partner universities will offer conditional guaranteed admission to Pierce College students, allowing them to transfer as third-year students with junior standing. For certain majors, additional admissions requirements apply.

To receive your letter of guaranteed conditional admission, follow these 3 steps:

1. Apply to Pierce College

2. Choose the university from which you want to receive conditional guaranteed admission:

Name of Institution International Transfer Page Conditional Letter
Arizona State University Transfer Link YES
Central Washington University Transfer Link YES
City University Transfer Link YES
Concordia University Transfer Link YES
Evergreen State College-EGSC Transfer Link YES
Johnson & Wales University Transfer Link YES
Lewis-Clark State College Transfer Link YES
Montana State University Transfer Link YES
Pacific Lutheran University Transfer Link YES
Portland State University Transfer Link YES
State University of New York - Plattsburgh Transfer Link YES
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Transfer Link YES
University of Montana Transfer Link YES
University of Nevada, Reno Transfer Link YES
University of Oregon Transfer Link YES
University of Washington: Tacoma Transfer Link YES
University of Wisconsin - Stout Transfer Link YES
Washington State University Transfer Link YES
Whitworth University Transfer Link YES
Western Washington University Transfer Link YES

3. Notify Pierce College of your university choice; you can write the name of the university on your Pierce College International Student Application or send an email to Shannon Scott at smscott@pierce.ctc.edu.

With your letter of admission and I-20 from Pierce College, you will receive a letter of conditional guaranteed admission from the university of your choice.

Majors at Pierce College

  • Business (including accounting, administration, finance, marketing)
  • Computer science
  • Economics
  • Education, physical education
  • Engineering (including aeronautical, bio, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, materials, mechanical)
  • Health sciences (pre-dentistry, pre-medical, pre-nursing, pre-occupational therapy, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy), health education wellness
  • Humanities (including art, journalism, languages, philosophy, speech communication)
  • Performing arts (including vocal and instrumental music, drama, digital film)
  • Science and mathematics (including astronomy, atmospheric science, biology, chemistry, environmental science, geology, mathematics, microbiology, oceanography, physics)
  • Social sciences (including anthropology, archeology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology)

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I change my plans? Will I have to transfer to the university that offered me conditional guaranteed admission?

If you change your plans, you do not have to accept the offer; you can transfer to another university.

Will the university contact me?

Yes, Pierce College will give your name and contact information to the university.

When I apply for my student visa, should I show the letter of conditional guaranteed admission to the consular officer?

Yes! While the letter does not guarantee you will get the student visa, it does show you have given careful thought to your educational planning.

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