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Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT)

An Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) allows community college students to earn an associate degree that offers priority admission as a transfer student to Biola University for a similar program.

Steps for earning an ADT

  1. Complete an Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or an Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) from a California community college.
  2. Verify with your admissions counselor that you will complete the ADT plan prior to your desired entry term. To be awarded an ADT, students must:
    1. Meet the Biola transfer admissions requirements
    2. Meet GPA requirements (note that certain programs may have higher GPA requirements)
    3. Complete the curriculum for your chosen degree program

Explore our ADT pathways

Note: The Registrar is updating the below California Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) to Biola University transfer pathway guides. Year-to-year catalog changes will be reviewed to show most updated catalogs and accurate pathways. For specific institution and pathway update status, please email

Steps for transferring into Biola with your ADT

  1. Connect with a Biola admissions counselor on next steps for admission through ADT and verify that you meet Biola’s transfer admissions requirements. See the ADT degree pathways above for more information.
  2. Apply to Biola University and connect with your Biola admissions counselor on the next steps.

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