Transfer to Dean, Pursue Your Dream

Why Dean College?

We welcome transfer students at Dean. They come to us from community colleges and other four-year colleges, both large and small. 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 off. We have also been named to the Phi Theta Kappa 2021 Transfer Honor Roll.

Ready to get started? Review the Dean Transfer Guarantee Application to see if you qualify for a streamlined application and guaranteed admission to Dean College.

Want more information? View our application process for everything you need to know. We can’t wait to see your application! 

Looking to visit? Check out all of our visit options, including a virtual tour and Transfer Conversations.

Benefits of Transferring to Dean

  • Transfer up to 90 credits towards a Bachelor's Degree
  • Scholarships up to $33,500 per year
  • College-level courses with a C- or better evaluated for transfer credit
  • Guaranteed on-campus housing

Transfer Agreements

We have transfer agreements with several colleges to ease your transfer process, including the General Education Foundation for students from Massachusetts community colleges and the Massachusetts Independent College Transfer Guarantee (Massachusetts Guarantee). 


Our 16:1 student-teacher ratio ensures that you can get help when you need it. No class at Dean is larger than 45 students and as a transfer student you are assured of your choice of major.


More 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 100% of transfer students receiving at least one scholarship. This scholarship will be available to you each year you are enrolled full-time. every year.


Dean offers exceptional academic support. Your advisor 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.  

Questions? Contact Us

Click here to learn more about the transfer application process. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions. If your last name starts with A-K, reach out to Arielle DelFino at If your last name starts with L-Z, reach out to Myra Traylor at