Your Path to the Cal State & University of California Systems

Verto’s California Pathways Program allows students to study overseas and then seamlessly transfer to a California college or university.

How it Works

  1. Attend 1 or 2 Verto Semesters

    Experience a field semester like no other that combines ongoing travel with experiential education.

  2. Attend Community College Through Your Second Year

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    Official Verto Partner College

    Or Attend Any California Community College of Your Choosing

  3. Your Guaranteed Pathway to an Amazing Set of Schools

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    UC Transfer Requirements [PDF]

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    Cal State Transfer Requirements

    University of California Locations Available

    • Davis
    • Merced
    • Riverside
    • Santa Barbara
    • Santa Cruz
    • and Irvine

Students can also apply directly to CSU or UC after their Verto semester and are not guaranteed admission.

Access Up to $1,672 per Year in Cal Grants for Your Education

Qualified California residents can now use Cal Grants to cover up to $1,672 in education expenses per year through the Verto California Pathways Program. Learn more about how to pay for your Verto education—schedule a call with a Verto Admissions Counselor.

Talk to a Counselor to Learn More

Verto’s California Pathways Partner is College of the Siskiyous

The official transcript for your Verto semester will come from the College of the Siskiyous.

After your Verto semester(s) you can continue your studies at the College of Siskiyous or the California Community College of your choice.

Like all Verto partner schools, College of Siskiyous shares Verto’s global perspective and commitment to students, making it an excellent option for Verto alumni. College of Siskiyous has housing options and flexible online classes.

College of the Siskiyous

Located in the shadow of Mt. Shasta, College of the Siskiyous offers a beautiful 250 acre campus in one of the most beautiful parts of California.

We’re in This Together

Our college counseling team is eager to support you in any way we can. We’ve compiled tons of student FAQ’s and useful resources to help you with your application process.

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