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

With this partnership comes exclusive scholarship opportunities, access to an engaging and diverse community and the ability to learn from scholars and faculty to further your liberal arts education.

Transfer Credits

Elmhurst University prides itself on taking a generous approach to transfer credits. We have articulation agreements in place with the City Colleges of Chicago to help ensure a more seamless transfer where your credits are maximized. Our City Colleges of Chicago transfer guide includes transferrable coursework that meets requirements within our Integrated Curriculum that also satisfies IAI and associate degree requirements. Connect with your admission counselor to see how your credits will transfer. You can also select your schools from the list below to see how articulated course work meets requirements or request an unofficial transfer credit evaluation below.


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:


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Chicago Transfer Promise

Elmhurst University is a proud partner of the City Colleges of Chicago. With a common goal of accessibility to higher education we work together to ensure a seamless transfer from the City Colleges of Chicago to Elmhurst University while keeping affordability in mind. As such, we are pleased to 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.

Guaranteed admission is a cooperative relationship between the City Colleges of Chicago and Elmhurst University to better serve students and facilitate their transfer process.

Guaranteed transfer admission agreements provide students seamless transfer to earn their bachelor’s degrees. Gain peace of mind knowing you will be guaranteed admission to Elmhurst University as early as your first term at one of the seven city colleges. You can benefit from personalized academic planning from both the City Colleges and Elmhurst, attend cultural and athletic events on both campuses and feel a sense of confidence in your transfer plan.

Sign up to participate in our guaranteed admission program by completing this form and your admission counselor, Joselyn Sanchez will be in touch.

Our dual enrollment program provides City Colleges of Chicago students with the opportunity to earn an associate degree while getting a head start on their bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst University.

Students immerse themselves in the Elmhurst community while completing course work at the City Colleges of Chicago. As a dual enrollment participant, students have access to Elmhurst courses, extra-curricular activities, events, faculty, staff, advising and can even live on campus.

Students can take advantage of these opportunities while limiting some of the financial burden that comes along with seeking a bachelor’s degree, with one of the most attractive pieces of dual enrollment, is that the Elmhurst courses will be offered at the community college rate.

Throughout their two years of study at the City Colleges, students will be in touch with their Elmhurst University Transfer Admission Counselor to ensure that they are taking the courses best suited for their area of study including required prerequisites, before transferring to Elmhurst. Connect with your admission counselor to learn more about how Dual Enrollment can benefit you!

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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