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Transfer students are especially welcome at Dean.
They make up nearly 11% of our student body and come to us from community
colleges, other four-year colleges and both small and large universities. This means we see a variety of transfer students,
including those with only one or two classes after high school, associate
degree graduates, and students who may have started college but then taken time
Regardless of your background, our faculty and staff create a supportive
learning environment that makes Dean an ideal place for transfer students to
continue their college education.
Transfer students choose Dean for many of the following reasons:
PersonalOur 16:1 student-teacher ratio ensures that
students can get help when they need it. No class at Dean is larger than 45 students and
transfer students are assured of their choice of major.
Credit Flexibility Dean has a generous transfer credit policy
making it easy to earn your college degree - bachelor’s or associate - without
adding time and expense. Students can transfer up to 90 credits from other accredited
institutions toward a bachelor’s degree and 30 credits towards an associate
We also have transfer agreements with several
colleges to ease the transfer process, including the MassTransfer Block for students from
Massachusetts community colleges.
HousingWe guarantee on-campus housing - even
for transfer students. Dean offers a variety of living options from traditional
residence halls to converted Victorian houses to fully furnished apartments.
ValueMore than 95% of Dean’s B.A. and B.S. graduates complete
their degree on time and are either employed or in graduate school within six
months. Dean also invests time and resources in your success, with $19 million
going toward scholarships and
grants every year.
SupportDean offers exceptional academic support. Our
staff of full-time advisors can arrange for peer or faculty tutoring, formal
one-on-one academic coaching, assistance with learning differences and help
through the writing and math centers.
UniqueDean awards both baccalaureate and associate degrees,
providing an educational option that is rare for transfer students. Choose from
nearly three-dozen academic programs or work with an advisor to design your own Liberal Arts
and Studies concentration.
here to learn more about the transfer application process. If you have
questions, please feel free to contact Jaclyn Cowell, Coordinator of Transfer
Admissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
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