CSU enrollment. 1996-2005

Transferring brings new challenges

Miguel Camacho is fighting the odds. After three years at Southwestern College the political science major transferred to SDSU this fall, one of only a sliver of SWC students who successfully transfer. Even so, he was not in a celebratory mood. “I felt nervous about failure,” he confessed. “I didn’t feel ready.” Camacho is living the dream of two out of three SWC students. Nearly 68 percent of students here say they hope to transfer. Only 10 percent do. California Community College Chancellor’s Office reported that 299 SWC students transferred to SDSU in the 2011-12 academic years. Camacho said he knew he was in a different world when he walked onto the SDSU campus. “The main change I saw was…

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