Hi again! In this post, I want to cover one of the many amazing transfer programs at CCSF, Metro! I've been apart of this program since Spring 2019 and have received many great benefits from it such as priority registration and exclusive sections just for students of the program. Metro has many advisors that want to support you in graduating and transferring into a 4 year! Their goal is to help you transfer in a timely manner and gain the skills you need to be successful in college and find a meaningful career!
Who is Metro for?
Metro is for students that...
Want to transfer to a 4-year university
Would benefit from extra support
May be the first in their family to go to college
Plan to be enrolled full-time (at least 12 units)
Students of any and all majors are welcome to apply!
What are some benefits of joining the Metro Program?
A community of students and faculty
Supportive counseling and tutoring
A pathway of classes that help you get your associate degree and then transfer to a CSU, UC, Private school, or school of your choice
Classes that connect to real life
College and career skills to help you achieve your goals
Access to printing and a space to study in the Metro Resource Room
Metro supports students at CCSF throughout their entire process until they are ready to transfer!
What are the Required Courses for this Program?
First Semester w/Metro (Fall or Spring)
IDST 50 College Success
Fall of Second Year
IDST 37 Intro to Ethnic Studies
Spring of Second Year
POLS 1 American Government
Metro Scholars also take the following courses with the program in the semester needed: ENGL 1A, ENGL 1AS, ENGL 1B, MATH 80, MATH 80S, MATH 90S, CMST 20
How do I apply for the Metro Program?
To apply for Metro, you can fill out the application form online. The link to apply is
They accept applications on an ongoing basis! Space is limited, so applying early is recommended.
Metro Scholarship Opportunity
Metro Transfer Program partners with The Foundation Promise Scholarship to provide approximately 20-30 recent graduates entering CCSF from a San Francisco high school every fall with a $10,000 scholarship! Apply to the Metro Transfer Program for the fall semester and your application will automatically be considered for a Foundation Promise scholarship if you meet the minimum requirements. For more information, please visit the Foundation Promise Website.
Where can I Learn More about Metro?
Email Metro@ccsf.edu or call 415-452-5237
for more information.