California Private Colleges & Universities


The following list represents Articulation Agreements and/or unofficial transfer course equivalencies with selected CA private colleges and universities. Some of the information represents actual formal articulation agreements, while those without formal agreements list information made available through the university website.

Disclaimer : The websites listed below provide general information regarding transfer course equivalencies, which are for planning purposes only. Information is subject to change at any time without notice; and do not guarantee an award of transfer credit. For official evaluation of transferable courses from West Valley College, please contact the Admission Office of each university.

The links below are not representative of all private institutions or all transferable courses.


Private Colleges and Universities:


Academy of Art University

The Art Institute of California

AI- Hollywood
AI- Inland Empire
AI- Los Angeles
AI- Orange County
AI- Sacramento
AI- San Diego
AI- San Francisco

Biola University

Brandman College

California College of the Arts

Cogswell College

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Golden Gate University

Menlo College

National University

William Jessup University

St Mary’s College

Undergraduate/Admissions Articulation Agreements

Samuel Merritt College

Santa Clara University


University of the Pacific

University of San Diego

University of Southern California


University of San Francisco



WVC Articulation - Transfer Center
(408) 741-2491
Counseling Building
(behind Admissions & Records)

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


last published: 9/18/17