Transferring Into NSCC

If you have attended another college, you may apply for transfer of credit to NSCC. You must complete an NSCC application and also provide a high school transcript and/or a copy of a diploma or GED, as well as official college transcripts.

If you have completed all the steps above, please fill out our online Transfer Credit Request Form via MyNorthshore and search "Transfer".  For more information about the transfer credit process, please visit our Registrar's webpage

Transfer Credit

If you have enrolled in a program of study and have provided NSCC with an official transcript from a previously attended institution, please complete our online Transfer Credit Request Form via MyNorthshore and search for “Transfer Credit”.  More information about the transfer credit process >

Transferring From NSCC

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.

MA Commonwealth Commitment Program
Complete your associate degree at NSCC, transfer to UMass or another Massachusetts state university as a full-time student and save thousands of dollars on your bachelor’s degree

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.

Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education (ECE/EE) Transfer Compact 
These statewide compacts are for students transferring from community colleges to state university campuses offering licensure programs at the baccalaureate level.

Transfer Tuesday Drop-In Zoom Advising

Chat with an NSCC transfer advisor Tuesdays from 2pm-4:30pm on Zoom. 
No appointment is necessary!  
Meeting ID: 849 838 7612


Spring 2021 Virtual College Visit Opportunities

Anna Maria College (MA)

Bryant University (RI)

Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield

Eastern Nazarene College (MA)

Fitchburg State University (MA)

Historically Black Colleges & Universities (Saturday, February 20th)

Husson University (ME)

MA State Universities Transfer Fair (MA)

Merrimack College (MA)

Northeastern CPS (MA)

Rivier University (NH)

Salem State University (MA)

Springfield College (MA)

UMass Boston (MA)

UMass Lowell (MA)

UMass System Transfer Fair (MA)

Worcester State (MA)

Where Our Students Transfer

Start at NSCC for your first two years, and save over thousands when you transfer to a public college or university. Transfer to a private college or university and save even more. See where our graduates go.

Bentley University, Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University
Bridgewater State University, Brown University, Emerson College, Endicott College
Lesley University, Merrimack College, Mt. Holyoke College, Northeastern University
Pace University, Regis College, Rivier University, Salem State University, St. Joseph's College
Simmons College, Springfield College, Southern New Hampshire University, Suffolk University, Tufts University, UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth, UMass Lowell, University of New Hampshire, Wellesley College

Contact Us

Brendan Stamm
Transfer Counselor
Phone: 978-762-4000 extension 4051

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