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Turn Your Associate Degree Into a Bachelor’s -- Fast

Earn your bachelor’s degree faster (and more affordably) at Franklin, where we accept more community and technical college credits than other institutions.
 
Learn how you can transfer your community college credits to Franklin, and get started earning your bachelor's degree right away.
 

Success Path

Enjoy seamless transfer of community college credit.

Finish Faster

Transfer up to 94 previously earned college credits.

Convenient 3+1 Program

Maximize time and tuition by building on your associate degree.

Convenient Classes

Take a class online or on-site -- it's your choice.

Competitive Cost

Get more for less at our student-focused, nonprofit university.

Committed to Community College Transfer Students

Your hard work at other schools is worth something and we are committed to helping community college students like you make the most of your tuition dollars. In fact, more than 90 percent of our students transfer credit from other schools.

Community College Partners

Seamlessly transfer your associate degree credits to a bachelor’s degree program at Franklin. With 3+1 articulation agreements at more than 230 community colleges across the country, Franklin not only makes it possible, we make it easier, too.
 

Maximize Your Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 94 credit hours from your community or technical college toward a bachelor's degree from Franklin, thanks to our generous transfer-credit policy.

A Clear Path to Your Degree

Take your first 3 years of classes at your local community or technical college at a lower tuition rate, then transfer the maximum allowable credits to finish your 4th year at Franklin University, online, on campus, or a combination of both.

How it Works

Finish your associate degree at your community college

Earn your associate degree at your local community or technical college and keep the credit you’ve earned when you  transfer to Franklin to finish your bachelor's degree.

Apply online to Franklin

Complete Franklin’s admission application quickly and easily online. Transfer credit will not be evaluated for acceptance until you’ve applied for admission.

Send us your transcripts

Get an official transfer credit evaluation by requesting that your official transcripts from your previous schools be sent to Franklin for review.

Finish your bachelor’s degree at Franklin

Once your community college credit evaluation is complete and your credits are transferred, you’ll be ready to earn your bachelor’s degree from Franklin in about one year. Take your bridge courses at your local community college or Franklin, and then finish your bachelor’s degree coursework onsite or online with Franklin.
 

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