Start Here, Finish Anywhere.
Starting your collegiate education at Washtenaw Community College then transferring
to a 4-year institution is a popular path toward finishing your bachelor’s degree. At WCC, you can complete an associate degree, while saving thousands of dollars on the cost of your first two years of college.
Earning your associate degree will provide you with a credential one step closer towards your bachelor’s degree.
Plan your Transfer
The University Transfer Center is here to help you through the transferring process.
There are a few things to consider when deciding where to transfer, such as your overall
goals, academic program, transferability of courses, tuition and fees, scholarship
and financial aid opportunities, and class sizes. Utilize the Transfer Planning Worksheet to keep track of information on each university and find the institution best fit for you.
The following resources can be very helpful in understanding which classes will and will not transfer.
WCC and other Michigan community colleges worked with Michigan universities to create
pathways for students transferring credits from a community college to a 4-year institution.
- Biology MiTransfer Pathway
- Business MiTransfer Pathway
- Criminal Justice MiTransfer Pathway
- Psychology MiTransfer Pathway
Visit the Michigan Transfer Network website for more information.
Articulation Agreements are transfer agreements with specific programs and partnering schools. These agreements
show the pathways for seamless transfer.
Transfer Guides are available to assist you in the transfer process. They provide a list of courses that meet specific course requirements at the transfer
college/university. Please check with your academic advisor and the transfer college/university
to determine if there is a guide available for your transfer program.
Michigan Transfer Agreement
The Michigan Transfer Agreement makes it easier to transfer your general education courses earned at WCC to participating
Michigan Transfer Network
Visit the Michigan Transfer Network website to see how your credits would transfer to colleges and universities in Michigan.
Many 4-year institutions award scholarships to transfer students who have earned at least thirty transferable
credits and with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Transfer scholarships vary so be sure to ask your transfer institution what their
Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
The Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship for community college students that will be transferring to a 4-year institution.
This scholarship provides advising and financial support for two to three years for
its recipients. WCC is proud to have two alumni be recipients of this prestigious scholarships within the past two years.
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is a honor society that provides leadership and service opportunities for students. There are also numerous scholarship opportunities available to PTK members.