The Puente Project is a transfer preparation program designed to increase the number of educationally underserved students who transfer to four-year colleges and universities, earn degrees, and return to their communities as mentors. The program is offered as a partnership between the University of California and the California Community Colleges.
Puente works! Data has proven that Puente students transfer at over twice the average rate of non-Puente students.
Students are admitted to the program on a first-come, first-served basis. To be eligible, the student be eligible to take English 1AX and attend a Puente Project orientation. The Puente Project is open to ALL students.