Students who plan to transfer to a Massachusetts state university or University of Massachusetts may be eligible to transfer under the MassTransfer* agreement that provides transfer advantages to those who qualify.
Transfer of CreditStudents who meet the following criteria will be guaranteed that a minimum of 60 credits will transfer to a Massachusetts state university or University of Massachusetts campus.
- Complete an associate degree with a minimum of 60 credit hours exclusive of foundation coursework.
- Achieve a cumulative QPA of not less than 2.0 (in a 4.0 system) at the community college awarding the degree.
- Complete the following minimum general education 34-credit transfer block exclusive of foundation coursework:
English Composition I and II 6 credit hours Behavioral and Social Science 9 credit hours Humanities and Fine Arts 9 credit hours Natural or Physical Science 7 credit hours Mathematics 3 credit hours Total 34 credit hours
Guaranteed AcceptanceStudents who meet the above-mentioned criteria AND who graduate from MWCC with a QPA of 2.5 or higher in MassTransfer-eligible programs will be guaranteed acceptance to the appropriate university/college/school/major.
Students who meet all of the above-mentioned requirements AND graduate from MWCC with a QPA of 3.0 or higher will be guaranteed an in-state minimum tuition (not fees) reduction of 33 percent for the first year at the state university or University of Massachusetts campus. If the student maintains a 3.0 QPA for the first year at the four-year institution, he/she will receive an in-state tuition reduction for the second year of attendance. Students transferring into continuing education programs are ineligible for the tuition reduction.
The credits of students who transfer but do not meet the conditions of MassTransfer will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis at the four-year college or university.