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Transferring from AACC

Your path to a four-year college starts here.

Transferring from AACC to a four-year college or university is the top reason people attend AACC. By earning college credits at AACC, you can save time and money before you transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree and beyond.

We're proud to work with many four-year colleges and universities to ensure a seamless transition. Our team is here to help you navigate the process of selecting courses or degrees that transfer to a four-year institution.


Transferring to AACC

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We're happy to be part of your educational journey! Let's make sure we make this a seamless transition and set you up for success. Follow the steps below to get started.

  • First things first: You'll need to submit a free credit application.
  • You did the hard work. Make sure you get the credit. Learn how to submit your college transcripts
  • No need to wait for your transcripts to be evaluated! Be sure to meet with an academic advisor next so that you can begin planning on what courses to take, explore long-term career options or develop academic goals.
  • The next step is to register for your credit classes. If the courses you want to enroll in have prerequisites and your transcript is still being evaluated, email records@aacc.edu and let them know what prerequisites you have for the course you wish to enroll in.
  • Not sure how to pay for college? Explore your payment options and know the different types of aid that are out there.
  • Check out all of the resources that are available to help you thrive in your classes.

Learn more about transferring to AACC.


Transferring to and from AACC

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Visiting College Student

If you're working on a degree at another university and would like to take a course at AACC as a visiting student and transfer credits to that university, it's not difficult.

  • Confirm with your home institution that the AACC course you take will transfer. Need a syllabus or course description before they’ll approve the course? Contact the appropriate assistant dean or department chair listed on each program page or head over to our course search.
  • Complete a free credit application.
  • If the course you want to enroll in has prerequisites, you must provide an unofficial college transcript, SAT/ACT scores or high school GPAs to AACC's records and registration office. Email records@aacc.edu with your transcripts or scores and let them know what prerequisites you have for the course you wish to enroll in.
  • Once your scores and/or prerequisites have been approved, you can register for your classes online. Learn how to register.
  • Be sure to make a payment.
  • Don’t forget to request your AACC transcript once you complete your course.

Current High School Student

Want to get a jump start on your academic goals? Save time and money while earning college credit as a high school student! Visit our high school enrollment page for eligibility requirements and more detailed directions, and join the more than 1,000 high school students at AACC right now.

If your family would like to apply for financial assistance, complete the 2021-2022 Early College Access Grant Application and send it to finaid@aacc.edu.

Contact us at askaacc@aacc.edu or 410-777-2222 if you have questions! 

Which courses transfer?

Check out our Transfer Credit Equivalency Database to see how courses from other institutions may transfer to AACC.

Where do AACC grads transfer?