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Undergraduate Transfer Admissions

Community College Seamless Transfer

Graduates of Gateway Community College, Housatonic Community College and Norwalk Community College are able to seamlessly transfer to Quinnipiac. Agreeing to transfer to Quinnipiac provides you many benefits, including financial aid, advising, quality relationships with faculty members, and transfer and partner events at GCC, HCC and NCC.

Community College Seamless Transfer Agreement


Current students or graduates of GCC, HCC and NCC will be guaranteed admission into a bachelor’s degree program with third-year (junior) status at Quinnipiac provided that they:

  • Graduate from GCC, HCC or NCC with:

    • An Associate in Arts, an Associate in Science, an Associate in Business, College of Technology Engineering Science, Nursing or an Allied Health degree

    • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (this may be higher in specific programs)

  • Satisfy all other Quinnipiac transfer admission requirements and requirements for intended major

    • Fall semester applicants: Recommended application deadline is April 1; Recommended FAFSA filing date is March 1; Fees and deposits due May 1

    • Spring semester applicants: Recommended application deadline is January 12; Recommended FAFSA filing date is January 1; Fees and deposits due January 15.

Course and Program Details

Certain programs consider transfers only for the fall semester each year on a space-available basis. Applications for these programs are due March 1:

  • BS in Nursing

  • BS in Radiologic Sciences

Certain undergraduate programs offered at Quinnipiac cannot accommodate transfer students. Programs that currently do not qualify under this agreement are:

  • BS in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  • Entry-Level Dual-Degree Programs:

    • BS in Health Science Studies/Doctor of Physical Therapy

    • BS in Health Science Studies/Master of Occupational Therapy

    • BS in Health Science Studies/MHS Physician Assistant

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Financial Aid

Free courses: Current full-time students at GCC, HCC or NCC may take up to 3 free courses (a maximum of 1 per academic year) at Quinnipiac. These courses will count for credit toward their bachelor’s degree, provided the student earns a grade of C or better.

Application fee waiver: Students will be provided an application fee waiver code at the time of applying.

Scholarships: Students who enroll full-time at Quinnipiac (12 or more credits per semester) through the agreement are eligible for a transfer scholarship. Transfer scholarships range from $5,000 - $24,000.

More Information

Attend a Seamless Transfer Agreement (STA) virtual information session.

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For additional information about this agreement, please complete the seamless transfer intent form (once the intent form is complete, an admissions representative will be in contact with you about the next steps).

Download the Seamless Transfer Agreement Fact Sheet (PDF)

Seamless transfer intent form


Brittney Finoia

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