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Community College Partnerships

Guaranteed Admission

Guaranteed admission is a cooperative relationship between the community college and Elmhurst University to better serve students and facilitate the transfer process.

Guaranteed transfer admission agreements provide students seamless transfer to earn bachelor’s degrees. Know that you’re admitted as early as your first semester at one of the partnering community colleges. Gain peace of mind knowing you will be guaranteed admission to Elmhurst University when requirements have been met. You can benefit from personalized academic planning from both institutions, attending cultural and athletic events on both campuses, and feeling a sense of confidence in your transfer plan.

Two Ways to Connect

  1. Check our community college virtual visit schedule and find out when our admission counselors will be available.
  2. Contact the admission counselor listed below for more information on specific colleges.

2+2 Academic Plans

These plans are designed to aid in solid curricular transfer planning as you select your courses to meet the associate degree requirements of your community college while looking forward to completing your bachelor’s degree at Elmhurst University.

Each 2+2 academic plan illustrates coursework to be taken at the community college followed by course requirements to be completed at Elmhurst University after you transfer to complete both degrees within a four-year time frame.

While reviewing the coursework required for both institutions, always keep in mind that advisors and admission counselors at both institutions are valuable resources for a simple transfer process.

Honors Program Scholarships

Elmhurst University offers one full-tuition scholarship each Fall Term to a member of the honors/scholars program at a number of community colleges.

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