NSCC Transfer Services

Start at NSCC for your first two years, and save over thousands of dollars when you transfer to a public college or university, or even a private college or university!

Transferring Into NSCC

  • Apply to NSCC

  • Send in your official college/university transcript

  • Fill out the online Transfer Credit Request Form via MyNorthshore (search “Transfer credit”)


Phone: 978-762-4076
Email: registrar@northshore.edu

For more information about the transfer credit process, please visit the Registrar’s webpage.

Transferring From NSCC


Phone: 978-762-4066
Email: transfer@northshore.edu

If you experience technical issues, please refer to the Parchment Support webpage or Student FAQs.

Comparing Costs

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.

Pathways to Bachelor’s Degrees

MassTransfer Associate to Bachelor’s Degrees

Graduate from NSCC with at least a B average and you’ll have guaranteed admission to a state university or UMass to complete your junior and senior years—with no application fees or essays.

Learn more about our MassTransfer program >

MA Commonwealth Commitment Program

Complete your associate degree at NSCC within two years, transfer to UMass or another Massachusetts state university as a full-time student and save thousands of dollars on your bachelor’s degree.

Learn more about Commonwealth Commitment >

Articulation agreements

NSCC works with public and private colleges and universities to create articulation agreements, which agree to accept a program in its entirety or a major portion of a program into the Bachelor level of a comparable program.

Learn more about NSCC Transfer Agreements >

Transfer Connections NSCC to SSU

Transfer Connections to Salem State provides you with a clear path to transfer, no matter what stage of the process you are in. Whether you are a high school student thinking of starting at a community college, or a current NSCC  student, Transfer Connections is here for you to help plan your transfer journey. 

Learn more about Transfer Connections

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