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The NSCC Honors Program


The Honors Program is certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and successful graduates who transfer to a state college or university are automatically accepted to that institution's Honors Program.

Students can apply their North Shore honors credits toward the requirements of the transfer school's Honors Program.



Improve your chances of transferring to the 4-year school of your choice.

Be part of a social network of students.

Credits that are guaranteed to transfer.

Academic advising from an honors counselor.

Become eligible for scholarships.


Eligibility & Application

Application Requirements
A student applying to the NSCC Honor’s Program must meet one of the following criteria:

  • A High School GPA of 3.5/B+
  • SAT score combined 1100/ACT score 24
  • CPT Placement scores Reading 90/Writing 6
  • 9 completed NSCC (or other college) credits with a 3.2 GPA
  • Or if you don’t meet these criteria, please contact the Honors Program Coordinator for how to apply provisionally

To apply:

  1. Contact Tiffany Magnolia at: Email: tmagnoli@northshore.edu
    Phone: (978) 762-4000 x6622.
  2. Complete an application (doc).
  3. Provide copies of your High School or NSCC transcripts.
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