Transfer to Top-Ranked Northeastern University

Take advantage of our unique Transfer Pathway agreement with your community college and receive up to 60 transfer credits into one of our many bachelor's degree completion programs.

Congratulations on your decision to continue your education after community college!

We value your path toward an associate degree and are dedicated to helping you continue your journey toward a bachelor’s degree once you have completed your AA or AS with one of our community college partners.

Our bachelor’s degree completion programs are designed to help you derive the most value from your prior educational and work experience and earn your degree faster and more efficiently, significantly reducing the time and investment required. Northeastern offers programs that are aligned with market trends, which can directly translate into additional job opportunities and more dollars earned over time.

Based upon our confidence in the education you will receive from our community college partners, we are delighted to provide you details of our transfer application process and the admission requirements necessary for you to take advantage of our Transfer Pathway agreement with your community college and to begin your studies at Northeastern University.

If you intend to transfer to Northeastern after successful completion of an associate degree from a community college partner and the terms of our Transfer Pathway agreement, you can obtain a conditional letter of admission to Northeastern University by simply filling out the form on this page, and a community college enrollment specialist will connect with you.

Learn how easy it is to complete your bachelor’s degree

Fill out the form to speak with one of our community college enrollment specialists about our bachelor’s completion program options and your eligibility.
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of Northeastern University’s bachelor’s degree completion graduates have transferred in credits.
of Northeastern students are employed full time or enrolled in graduate school within 9 months of graduation.
of students in our bachelor’s completion program are international and come from over 50 countries
“Having Northeastern’s name on my resumé, even as a current student, has helped me obtain my job at Boston Children’s Hospital. I am thankful to have chosen Northeastern and for all the help and resources that the university provides.”
– Sara Benmoha, BS, Finance and Accounting Management

Why consider transferring to Northeastern?

Transfer Pathway Application Process and Admission Requirements

Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies makes the transfer process simple. To be admitted to one of our bachelor’s completion programs, simply provide:

  • A completed online transfer application:
  • One of the following:
    • Official college transcripts demonstrating completion of an AA/AS degree, or
    • Official college transcripts showing that you are registered and enrolled in your last academic term pending completion of your degree, or
    • Official college transcripts confirming completion of at least 60 semester course credits/90 quarter credits.

Transcripts reflecting a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5/4.0.

*Note: If you have attended multiple colleges, please send along ALL of the official transcripts. Even if they are shown all on one transcript, we will need each individual transcript for each college attended. This will ensure the most transferable credits.

**Students without conferred associate degrees and/or less than 60 credits are also eligible for Northeastern’s bachelor’s completion programs. Please visit our website for more details.

  • Official English Language Proficiency scores for students whose primary language is not English. These are required ONLY if you have not completed your AA/AS degree or two years of study (60 credits) at a U.S. institution.

About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-powered lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant; Charlotte, North Carolina; the San Francisco Bay Area; Seattle; London; Toronto; and Vancouver—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs—in on-campus, online, and hybrid formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 140 multidisciplinary majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

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