Transfer & Advising Presentation


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The PowerPoint was created by Mark Henry, Director of Advising and Transfer at Northampton Community College.

He presented to NCC students and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members in November, 2011.

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Transfer & Advising Presentation

  1. 1. Advising & Transfer at Northampton Community CollegeMark HenryDirector, Advising & Transfer Services
  2. 2. Career vs. TransferTransfer Programs Associate in Arts (AA) Associate in Science (AS)Career Programs Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
  3. 3. Individualized Transfer Studies Associate in Arts 31 credits of general education 30 credits of pre-planned electives Must be approved before completing 45 credits at NCC
  4. 4. Statistics 2010 Graduates 44% continued education 76% from transfer programs continued education 66% of transfer students attend PA public institutions 92 different transfer institutions 20 states (AZ, CA, CO, DE, IA, IN, IL, MA, ME, ND, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, SD, UT, VA, VT, WV) International – South Africa
  5. 5. Most Popular Institutions(2010 Graduates)1. East Stroudsburg University of PA2. Kutztown University of PA3. DeSales University4. Penn State University (all campuses)5. Cedar Crest College6. Temple University7. Moravian College8. Bloomsburg University9. Pennsylvania College of Technology
  6. 6. Out of State Schools…(2010 Graduates) Boston Architectural College, NY College Charleston, SC James Madison University, VA John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY Liberty University, VA Rochester Institute of Technology, NY Rutgers University, NJ The University of Utah, UT University of Colorado, CO University of Delaware, DE University of North Carolina, NC
  7. 7. How will these schools evaluate my NCC transcript???
  8. 8. New PA Transfer WebsitePA TRAC 30 Credit Transfer Credit Framework College Profiles (Centralized Information) Transfer process questions Course Equivalencies (BE CAREFUL!) Let’s take a look!
  9. 9. Articulation Agreements Over 100 Agreements with over 40 colleges General Agreements Program to Program Agreements Dual Admissions Core to Core Course to Course Equivalency Lists
  10. 10. Transfer Planning Checklist Plan career and academic goals Research college and universities Create short list of schools Work with NCC advisors to select major and courses that are best for transfer Apply for admission before deadlines Apply for financial aid and scholarships Send updated transcripts Attend transfer orientation or advising session
  11. 11. Transfer vs. Freshman Applicant Usually 24-30 credits to be considered transfer applicant Transfer Applicants usually don’t need SAT scores Later application deadlines Admission typically on a rolling basis
  12. 12. Annual Tuition Estimates (does notinclude room and board) PA PASSHE example Kutztown University - $8,500 PA State-Related example Temple University - $13,000-$17,000 Private Institution example DeSales University - $28,000
  13. 13. Financial Aid & Scholarships Follow Financial Aid instructions for each school and inquire about scholarships FAFSA Merit vs. Need-based Aid Scholarship websites
  14. 14. Resources Advising and Transfer Services Webpage Library Transfer Days Contact Us! →College Center 341 →610-861-5346