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Choosing and Paying for College: Transferring

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Transfer Tips

How do you plan a transfer to a 4-year college? Read these tips and watch a short video:  Tips on Transferring from a 2-Year to a 4-Year College

Stephen Handel, Ph.D., Executive Director, Community College Initiatives, The College Board. A college expert discusses transferring from a community college to a 4-year college.

How to Transfer from a Community College, Fastweb

Transferring information from (includes reverse transferring from a 4-year to 2-year college)


Bigfuture by CollegeBoard

CollegeBoard is a not-for-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Their mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Use the links below to access different areas of thier "Bigfuture" web site wtih access to valuable resources, including video interviews.

Plan Ahead and Ask Questions

Since each college has its own requirements, the most important thing you can do to make the transfer process run smoothly is plan ahead.


Get help from these resources:

  • Your high school counselor
  • College websites
  • The admission, advisors and counseling offices of  St. Louis Community College
  • Your professors
  • Library Resources
  • Transfer advisers at the admission offices of the four-year colleges you’re considering

Ask these questions:

  • Does the two-year college have a special transfer relationship — often called an articulation agreement — with any four-year colleges?
  • Will the credits I earn be accepted at the four-year colleges I’m considering?
  • What grades do I need to earn in my classes to get credit at the four-year colleges?
  • What’s the minimum GPA I need to maintain to get into the four-year colleges?

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000