City Colleges of Chicago Elmhurst University

Elmhurst University is a preferred partner of the City Colleges of Chicago

This collaboration with the City Colleges opens the door to exclusive scholarship opportunities, a well-rounded curriculum and access to engaged faculty who are active scholars and practitioners. In our diverse and caring community, you’ll gain skills and knowledge and prepare for enduring success.

Transfer Credits

We pride ourselves on our generous approach to transfer credits. Our articulation agreements with City Colleges of Chicago will help you make the most of the academic work you’ve already done.

To learn more about transferring credits, contact Joselyn Sanchez, your admission counselor, or click on your school’s name in the list below. You can also request a transfer credit evaluation.


The City Colleges of Chicago transfer guide includes everything you need to know about transferring to Elmhurst University and even includes transferrable coursework. View the City Colleges of Chicago transfer guide here:


Chicago Transfer Promise

We work closely with City Colleges to ensure that your transfer is both seamless and affordable. To meet that goal, we offer the following scholarships to CCC students.

Star Transfer Scholarship: $2,000 Annually

  • Membership in Star Scholars Program at one of the City Colleges of Chicago
  • Cumulative transfer GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale at the time of application
To Be Considered
  • Identify your Star Scholars membership on your application for admission

Star Plus Program Scholarship  $5,000 Annually

  • Accepted by Elmhurst University
  • Offered by the City Colleges of Chicago
  • Can be stacked on top of scholarships offered by Elmhurst University
  • Complete an Associate Degree
  • Transfer for a spring term start date
  • Membership in Star Scholars Program at one of the City Colleges of Chicago
  • Complete the Star Plus application process
  • For more information contact the Star Scholars Program at the City Colleges of Chicago or your academic advisor

City Colleges of Chicago Award: $2,000 Annually

  • Transfer student whose current or most recently attended institution is one of the seven City Colleges of Chicago.

*Scholarships are stackable and can build on top of what is offered in merit scholarship and other scholarship offered by Elmhurst University.

Get admitted to two schools at once! Our Guaranteed Admission Program gives you peace of mind and facilitates a seamless transfer from CCC to Elmhurst. You’ll benefit from personalized academic planning at both institutions, engage in our inclusive community even before you enroll, and build the confidence and skills you need to excel.

To participate in the program, submit the Guaranteed Admission form at least a year before your first semester at Elmhurst University.

Get a head start on your bachelor’s degree while you’re still earning your associate degree at City Colleges. Our Dual Enrollment program gives you the chance to take courses at Elmhurst at the CCC tuition rate. You’ll also have access to our vibrant community, including cocurricular activities, events, faculty, expert advising—and even campus housing.

Throughout your two years of study at City Colleges, you’ll connect with us to make sure you’re taking the courses best suited for your area of study. Connect with your admission counselor to start your Dual Enrollment adventure!

We are pleased to offer two, full tuition scholarships per academic year across the three participating institutions: Wilbur Wright College, Malcolm X College and Richard J. Daley College. For more information, please connect with your admission counselor or the Honors Program Advisor at the City Colleges.

Connect With Your Admission Counselor

Joselyn Sanchez

Senior Transfer Admission Counselor
Office of Admission

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