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North Shore Community College

Start here–transfer anywhere.

Each year hundreds of students transfer from NSCC to four-year colleges and universities all over the country to pursue their academic goal of a bachelor's degree. By starting at NSCC, you can achieve your dream while also dramatically reducing the long-term financial burden of college costs.

MassTransfer Program
Graduate with an associate degree from NSCC and transfer–as a junior–to a Massachusetts state university or UMass campus to pursue your Bachelor's degree. Check the Commonwealth's MassTransfer program transfer agreements for full details.

What are NSCC's transfer articulation agreements?
NSCC works with public and private colleges and universities to create transfer articulation agreements, official agreements entered into by NSCC and four-year colleges and universities which agree to accept a program in its entirety or a major portion of a program into the Bachelor level of a comparable program.
View all of NSCC's Transfer Articulation Agreements

Transferring into NSCC
Students who have attended another college may apply for transfer of credit to NSCC. Students must complete an NSCC application and also provide a high school transcript, copy of diploma or GED, as well as official college transcripts.
More information on transferring into NSCC

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Commonwealth Commitment

Commonwealth Commitment Initiative
Massachusetts has launched an innovative affordability and completion plan to help more students achieve the dream of a college degree.

Commonwealth Commitment Program

Commonwealth Commitment Fact Sheet

Commonwealth Commitment Participation Form

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Start at NSCC for your first two years and save over $10,000 when you transfer to a public college or university and nearly $60,000 if you transfer to a private college or university.

NSCC graduates transfer to 4-year schools every year.

Bentley University
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Bridgewater State University
Brown University
Emerson College
Endicott College
Lesley University
Merrimack College
Mt. Holyoke College
Northeastern University
Pace University
Regis College
Rivier University
Salem State University
St. Joseph's College
Simmons College
Smith College
Southern New Hampshire University
Suffolk University
Tufts University
UMass Boston
UMass Dartmouth
Umass Lowell
University of New Hampshire
Wellesley College

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