Frequently Asked Questions

Looking to transfer to a four-year institution? Learn more about the University Center at Harper College's on-campus bachelor's programs.

This is a pathway to a bachelor’s degree that involves taking approximately 60 semester credit hours of Harper courses (the associate’s degree) and approximately 60 semester credit hours of university courses. This allows you to save money by paying the Harper tuition rate for approximately half of the total credit hours.

This is a pathway to a bachelor’s degree that involves taking approximately 80 or more semester credit hours of Harper courses (the associate’s degree plus additional general education courses) and approximately 40 or fewer semester credit hours of university courses. This allows you to save money by paying the Harper tuition rate for the majority of credit hours.

The University Center office is located in Building D, Room D264. Office hours are Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m. and on Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Any Harper student who meets admissions criteria for the Harper College and university program or major and intends to earn an associate and bachelor’s degree is eligible. To remain eligible, attendance by the student at Harper must be continuous, i.e., the student must attend, at a minimum, consecutive fall and spring academic semesters until completion of the program requirements to be fulfilled at Harper.

You should apply for financial aid at the institution from granting the degree. You may benefit from financial aid consortium agreement if taking courses from both institutions simultaneously during your transition semester.


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