Where To Begin
Complete your associate degree at a Massachusetts community college and transfer to a participating four-year independent college in the state - admission guaranteed!
What is an independent college?
Independent colleges and universities, also known as private institutions, operate outside of the Massachusetts public system of higher education.
HOW IT WORKS
The Massachusetts Guarantee is a partnership agreement between the state’s community colleges and private colleges and universities. Modeled upon the MassTransfer A2B program, Massachusetts community college graduates are able to expand their transfer options, while staying on track to complete their degree.
|Guaranteed transfer of associate degree credits|
|No application fee or admission essay|
Given the student has met all eligibility criteria for the selected Massachusetts Guarantee institution and the institution has available capacity within the intended major
|Junior status upon enrollment|
|Scholarship and financial incentives
Varying by institution
|An associate degree from a Massachusetts community college|
|A minimum GPA of 2.5|