The Office of Admissions and Transfer Counseling assists new, current and graduating BHCC students with the admissions process, transfer opportunities to and from the college, and scholarship applications. The department staff works closely with Enrollment Services Center to facilitate admissions for matriculating students. The Admissions and Transfer Counselors also attend community events and conduct tours of the campus for individuals and groups who are interested in learning more about the college and its programs.
Admissions and Transfer Counseling
Charlestown Campus, Room B202
250 New Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129 USA
Transferring into BHCC
Students who have attended another college may apply for transfer credit and advanced standing at BHCC. Official transcripts from all colleges should be sent directly to the Admissions Office at the time the student applies for acceptance. Credit may be awarded if:
A grade of P may be accepted as general elective credit only if the student can demonstrate that the P grade is equivalent to a grade of C or higher.
Credits earned at colleges which follow a quarter semester system will be converted to semester-hour equivalents resulting in an adjustment in the number of credits transferred. The college will accept a maximum of 45 transfer credits toward the BHCC associate degree and 75 percent of the total number of credits required for certificate programs.
Transfer credit is awarded when the following requirements are met: (1) a grade of C or better is earned from a regionally accredited college or university; (2) the course is required in the student’s program of study or fulfills general elective requirements.
Students holding an academic degree from another regionally accredited institution may receive credit for the liberal arts requirements in career programs but must complete all other program requirements in the BHCC curriculum.
Transferring from BHCC
BHCC strives to ease the process by which our graduates may transfer into baccalaureate programs at four-year colleges and universities. As part of this goal, the college negotiates transfer articulation agreements designed to protect earned college-level credits. Each agreement is individually developed with the receiving institution and is unique. For assistance in planning for transfer, and in interpreting transfer agreements, as well as for a complete description of guarantees, requirements, benefits and limitations of the agreements, students are urged to contact the Transfer Counselor located in the Admissions and Transfer Counseling Office in Room B202 on the Charlestown Campus, or by calling 617-228-2299.
A list of the current academic year’s articulation agreements between BHCC and other academic institutions is available online for Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs.
The college offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for new, continuing and graduating students. Applications for these scholarships are available through the Office of Admissions and Transfer Counseling.