Transferring from a Community College

Transfer Your Community College Credit to Franklin

You’ve earned your associate degree and gained a huge sense of accomplishment. Build on your achievement and take your community or technical college credits further at Franklin. As a transfer-friendly school with community college partnerships across the country, we’ll help you maximize your community college credits so you can save time and money on your bachelor’s degree. Learn how to get started.

Transfer More Credit

Maximize your associate degree credit to satisfy up to 75% of your degree requirements.

Cut Your Costs

Take advantage of 3+1 partnerships and save 40% of the total cost of a bachelor’s.

Seamless 3+1 Program

Save time and tuition by building on your associate degree.

Convenient Classes

Take 100% online courses that fit your life.

Competitive Cost

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

Transfer Max Credits

You worked hard for the credit you’ve earned and we work hard to help you keep it. Through our 3+1 partnerships and our generous transfer policy, Franklin helps you get the most out of your transfer credit.

Transfer Up to 94 Credits

Finish your bachelor’s faster by transferring in up to 75% of the required credits. 

Average 85+ Transfer Credits

On average, community college students transfer more than 85 credits at Franklin. 

3+1 Benefits

If you’re looking for a fast and affordable pathway to your bachelor’s degree, find out how Franklin’s 3+1 partnerships position you for success. 

Find Your Community College

Franklin partners with community and technical colleges nationwide to make bachelor’s degrees affordable and accessible.


Free Guide for Transfer Students

Get the ultimate guide to maximize your college transfer credit so you can accelerate your completion time and lower your total tuition cost at every academic level. 

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The Affordable Choice

Complete Your Bachelor's Degree for Less

For busy adults deciding to earn a bachelor’s degree, finances are often a key consideration. Whether you’re building on your community college credits or starting from scratch, our low undergraduate tuition rate makes it possible for you to earn an affordable bachelor’s degree. 

  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year Total
3 Years at a Community College + 1 Year at Franklin University $5,885 $5,885 $6,670 $11,940 $30,380
2 Years at a Community College + 2 Years at Franklin University $5,885 $5,885 $12,736 $12,736 $37,242
4 Years at Franklin University $12,338 $12,338 $12,338 $12,338 $49,352
4 Years at Private University $35,830 $35,830 $35,830 $35,830 $143,320


Source: Private university cost based on National College Board, Annual Survey of Colleges (2018-19). Community college tuition information (2018-19) sourced from Franklin University tuition rates are current for the 2019-20 academic year.



Take Advantage of Our Low Tuition

Think you can’t afford to earn your bachelor’s degree? Franklin’s low undergraduate tuition rate is 66% less than the national average for private, nonprofit universities. Plus, when you pair Franklin’s low tuition rate with your previously earned credit, finishing your bachelor’s degree is a value that’s too good to pass up.

No Application Fee

With Franklin’s free, online application, there’s no risk to getting started. It’s time to put your plan into action.

$398 Per Credit Hour

At $398 per credit hour, your tuition dollars go further at Franklin, whether you’re using employer benefits, financial aid or your own funds. 

See How Many of Your Credits Transfer

Take just 10 quick minutes to use our free, no-obligation, online tool.

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