We believe that if you have previous college experience, you should receive credit for it! More than three quarters of our students bring transfer credit into their degree programs at Granite State College, where we understand how to build a strong degree completion experience that helps you achieve your goals. Granite State College’s approach to transfer credit maximizes your previous credits to save you time and money in completing your degree. Whether you’ve earned an associate degree or started an associate or bachelor’s program at another college, Granite State College has a pathway that will make the most of those transfer credits. Below, you'll find all the information you need to get started with the transfer process:
When applying to a degree program at Granite State College, you must also request official transcripts from all previous colleges you have attended. To request official transcripts from any prior schools/colleges that you attended:
1. Print and complete the Previous College Transfer Request Form.
2. Mail the form to each of the prior schools/colleges that you attended.
In addition, you should arrange to have official score reports for any testing you have completed to be sent directly to Granite State College.
Community College Graduates
Associate degree graduates from the Community College System of New Hampshire save time and tuition when they pursue their bachelor’s degree at Granite State College. Whether you take your bachelor’s degree courses at one of our co-locations, such as Great Bay, Manchester, or Nashua Community College; attend one of Granite State College’s campuses; or enroll online, your credits will transfer seamlessly.
Granite State College has transfer partnerships with other colleges that allow for even greater transfer of credit, up to a maximum total of 90 credits toward the 120 credits required for a bachelor’s degree. These agreements apply to select programs at partner institutions including Nashua Community College, Manchester Community College, Great Bay Community College, and the Thompson School of Applied Sciences at the University of New Hampshire.
How Transfer Works
Understanding how to make the most of your transfer credit begins with identifying your goals. For example, do you want to finish a degree in the same field you began studying, because you expect to advance your career in that field, or are you looking to major in a new area? Questions like these will guide your decision about what program is right for you. If you aren’t sure which of our degree programs will best meet your goals, or are even still considering what your goals may be, contact our Student Information Center to get connected with an Academic Coach.
There are two ways to maximize your transfer credit into a Granite State College degree program:
Testing & Training
For information about earning degree credit for other experiences, such as standardized tests or college-level training, please visit our Prior Learning pages.
Transfer Credit Policies
Please see the current GSC Catalog for more information.