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Transfer Policy

If a four-year degree is your goal, South Mountain Community College is the perfect partner to include when planning your degree. Pursuing your freshman and sophomore years at SMCC will save you thousands of dollars. And, the courses and textbooks are substantially the same that you would find at the university. Also, SMCC has processes that allow you to transfer credits from other four-year colleges to meet your requirements for your selected degree program.

Don’t forget to work with an Academic Advisor to make your transfer degree a seamless process.

Interested in attending one of the Arizona state universities (ASU, UArizona, or NAU)? is a comprehensive resource where students who want to transfer can explore degrees, find an advisor, and research courses that transfer.

Considering a transfer to a different college or university?

The Maricopa University Partnership program has special transfer partnerships with more than 40 institutions, with advantages like guaranteed acceptance and tuition/scholarship benefits, depending on the program and school. Review Transfer Pathways and Partners for a list of university partners.

Additional Resources:

SMCC Transfer Credit and Prior Learning Assessment Policy (see 2.2.4)

Transfer Partner Financial Incentive Data