Transferring from Community College to a Four-Year University

Leverage our expert tips to navigate the transfer process and make a smooth transition.

Transferring from a community college to a four-year university can feel overwhelming; we get it. Yet, more than 250,000 students go through the process each year to continue their education and jumpstart their future—and so can you.

If you’re thinking about transferring to a four-year school but are unsure of where to begin, we have you covered.

Download our guide to:

  • Discover the benefits of continuing your education.
  • Acquire strategies to help you choose the right school and degree program.
  • Learn the ins and outs of the credit transfer process.
  • Find out how to complete your degree without taking on debt.
  • Hear from real Northeastern students and admissions experts.

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