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Transfer Students

Where can you go from here?

You deserve credit for pursuing your education and reaching your goals. At Central Penn, our transfer process is fast, seamless and simple for graduates of community colleges and other two-year institutions. Students completing their associate or specialized associate degree from the institutions below are eligible to participate. Wherever you begin your education, finishing it with a degree from Central Penn is a valuable advantage.

Students from identified high schools and other accredited two-year and four-year institutions can apply up to 75 of their credits to a Central Penn bachelor's degree and up to 50 percent of credits for an associate degree. PTA and OTA transfer students can apply a maximum of 33 credits. Students from high schools with articulation agreements can transfer up to 12 credits. Zero level courses do not count toward graduation and will not transfer.

Students are provided with an evaluation of what is needed to complete their degree requirements. Central Penn College does not accept credits from institutions that do not hold accreditation.

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Institutions with Direct Transfer Agreements

  • HACC (formerly Harrisburg Area Community College)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Northampton Community College
  • Strayer University
  • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Institutions with Articulation Agreements for Transfer

  • Berks Technical Institute
  • Consolidated School of Business
  • DuBois Business College
  • ITT Technical Institute - Harrisburg
  • Keystone Technical Institute
  • Lackawanna College¬†
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • McCann School of Business and Technology
  • Pace Institute
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute
  • South Hills School of Business and Technology
  • StraighterLine

High Schools with an Articulation Agreement in place

  • Berks Career & Technology Center
  • Carlisle High School
  • Cedar Cliff High School
  • Central York High School
  • Chester County CAT - Brandywine & Pickering
  • Cumberland/Perry AVTS
  • Cumberland Valley High School
  • Dauphin County Technical School
  • East Pennsboro High School
  • Elizabethtown High School
  • Erie County Tech School
  • Franklin CAT
  • Gettysburg Area High School
  • Greenwood High School
  • Halifax Area High School
  • Lampeter-Strasburg High School
  • Lancaster Co. Career & Tech. Center
  • Line Mountain High School
  • Manheim Central High School
  • Mechanicsburg Area School District
  • Middletown Area High School
  • Midwest High School
  • Mifflinburg High School
  • Newport School District
  • North Schuylkill Junior/Senior High School
  • Pine Grove Area High School
  • Pottsville Area High School
  • Red Land High School
  • Red Lion School District
  • Southern Huntingdon County High School
  • Susquenita High School
  • Waynesboro Area High School
  • West Perry High School

Transfer Agreement Principles

  • The agreements only apply to students who have completed a degree from the sending institution with a 2.0 GPA or above.
  • Students wishing to transfer without a degree may choose do so, however, Central Penn looks at your college credits on a course-by-course basis for transfer consideration.
  • Central Penn follows a rolling admissions policy.
  • Students transferring to Central Penn College must complete the application and interview process with an admissions counselor.
  • 0-level courses do not count toward graduation and will not transfer.
  • Courses with a grade of "C" or better are applicable for transfer. Pass/Fail courses are not applicable for transfer.
  • Central Penn utilizes a course-by-course match to identify remaining coursework for students.

Transfer Student Scholarship

Transfer Student Scholarships are available to full-time students who have completed at least 30 academic credits at another accredited institution. Scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 to be applied to their first three terms of tuition. Transfer Student Scholarships are awarded to all qualifying student applicants. Additional scholarship opportunities are available.


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