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Advising & Transfer at Northampton Community College Mark Henry Director, Advising & Transfer Services
Career vs. Transfer Transfer Programs Associate in Arts (AA) Associate in Science (AS) Career Programs Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Individualized Transfer Studies Associate in Arts 31 credits of general education 30 credits of pre-planned electives Must be approved before completing 45 credits at NCC
Statistics 2010 Graduates 44% continued education 76% from transfer programs continued education 66% of transfer students attend PA public institutions 92 different transfer institutions 20 states (AZ, CA, CO, DE, IA, IN, IL, MA, ME, ND, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, SD, UT, VA, VT, WV) International – South Africa
Most Popular Institutions (2010 Graduates) 1. East Stroudsburg University of PA 2. Kutztown University of PA 3. DeSales University 4. Penn State University (all campuses) 5. Cedar Crest College 6. Temple University 7. Moravian College 8. Bloomsburg University 9. Pennsylvania College of Technology
Out of State Schools… (2010 Graduates) Boston Architectural College, NY College Charleston, SC James Madison University, VA John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY Liberty University, VA Rochester Institute of Technology, NY Rutgers University, NJ The University of Utah, UT University of Colorado, CO University of Delaware, DE University of North Carolina, NC
How will these schools evaluate my NCC transcript???
New PA Transfer Website PA TRAC 30 Credit Transfer Credit Framework College Profiles (Centralized Information) Transfer process questions Course Equivalencies (BE CAREFUL!) Let’s take a look!
Articulation Agreements Over 100 Agreements with over 40 colleges General Agreements Program to Program Agreements Dual Admissions Core to Core Course to Course Equivalency Lists
Transfer Planning Checklist Plan career and academic goals Research college and universities Create short list of schools Work with NCC advisors to select major and courses that are best for transfer Apply for admission before deadlines Apply for financial aid and scholarships Send updated transcripts Attend transfer orientation or advising session
Transfer vs. Freshman Applicant Usually 24-30 credits to be considered transfer applicant Transfer Applicants usually don’t need SAT scores Later application deadlines Admission typically on a rolling basis
Annual Tuition Estimates (does not include room and board) PA PASSHE example Kutztown University - $8,500 PA State-Related example Temple University - $13,000-$17,000 Private Institution example DeSales University - $28,000
Financial Aid & Scholarships Follow Financial Aid instructions for each school and inquire about scholarships FAFSA Merit vs. Need-based Aid Scholarship websites http://www.collegefish.org/ http://www.collegeboard.org/ http://www.fastweb.com/ http://www.ptk.org/
Resources Advising and Transfer Services Webpage Library Transfer Days Contact Us! →College Center 341 →610-861-5346