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Transfer to Another College from NCC

Agreements have been completed with the following four-year institutions

  • University of Connecticut** (Stamford, Waterbury, Storrs)-Refer to UConn GAP information listed below.
  • Albertus Magnus College
  • Central Connecticut State University, Eastern Connecticut State University, Southern Connecticut State University, Western Connecticut State University- See Dual Admission program, and information listed below.
  • Charter Oak State College
  • The College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • Fairfield University
  • Marymount College
  • Post University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • St Joseph College
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of New Haven


UCONN Guaranteed Admissions Program (GAP)

The Guaranteed Admission Program is an agreement between the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut Community College system. It is designed for students who are enrolled in a Liberal Arts transfer program at one of the Connecticut community colleges and plan to earn a bachelors degree in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and/or the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Connecticut.

To qualify for admission:

  • Complete and submit an application for the GAP program before completing 30 or fewer transferable credits
  • Earn an Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts within five years
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Plan to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences at UCONN


For more information on this agreement and the procedures, contact the Counseling Office at (203) 857-7033.

UCONN Business and Technology Transfer Pathway Program

If you are earning the associate degree in business at Norwalk Community College, you may be eligible to enter the School of Business to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Technology. Students are able to complete this major at University of Connecticut campuses in Stamford, Greater Hartford, Waterbury, and Torrington. To qualify for admission to the Business and Technology program as part of the Transfer Pathway, you must:

  • Complete your Associate Degree in the appropriate business program at one of the participating community colleges;
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3
  • Achieve a 3.0 or higher in courses being used to meet junior/senior-level major requirements
  • Complete and submit an application for transfer admission to the University of Connecticut by the stated deadline.


The Connecticut College of Technology

The Engineering Science Pathway program allows community college students to follow a specific course of study leading to an associate degree, preparing for the ultimate goal of earning a bachelor's degree in Engineering at the University of Connecticut.

See the UCONN GAP Program web site for further information on the program.



Guaranteed Admissions Agreement between the Connecticut Community Colleges and The Connecticut State University System

Graduates of an associate degree program within Connecticut's community colleges with a GPA of 2.0 or higher are guaranteed admission to the university of their choice within the Connecticut State University System.

There is no guarantee that all course credits earned at a Connecticut community college will be accepted for transfer to a university within the Connecticut State University System. However, all Guaranteed Admission students are guaranteed junior status and guaranteed that a minimum of 60 transfer credits will be applied toward a baccalaureate degree at the university. Graduates of a community college who meet the requirements for guaranteed admissions must still make application by the date and on the forms prescribed by each university within the CSU System, including the submission of all the required transcripts, documents, and fees.

Connecticut State University System (Southern, Western, Central and Eastern)  Dual Admission Program - The Compact *

The Compact Agreement is a dual admission program between the Connecticut State University System and the Connecticut Community College System. It is intended for students who identify early their choice of state university along with selection of a major, or program of study for their baccalaureate degree.

  • Students must apply to the Compact Dual Admission Program before completing 15 transferable credits;
  • Complete your associates degree in the appropriate program;
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0. Specific programs may have additional admission requirements.


Pathway to Teaching Careers  Western Connecticut State University (WCSU)

The Pathway to Teaching is designed for the Liberal Arts and Sciences student who intends to become a certified secondary Biology, Chemistry, English, Foreign Language, Mathematics or Physics teacher in Connecticut. The Pathway prepares students to apply to the School of Education at WCSU and transfer seamlessly.


CT State Universities & Uconn Course Equivalencies

CCSU Transfer Course Equivalencies

CCSU School of Engineering and Technology

CCSU School of Education and Professional Studies

ECSU Transfer Course Equivalencies

SCSU Transfer Course Equivalencies

UConn Transfer Course Equivalencies

WCSU Transfer Course Equivalencies



Orlando Soto, Counselor
(203) 857-7033