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3.34: average GPA of LCC transfer students attending Washington universities.
81% of LCC technical graduates are employed in less than one year.
65% of US jobs will require education beyond high school by 2020.
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Students see significant tuition savings by completing a transfer associate degree at Lower Columbia College, then transferring to a four year college or university to complete their bachelor degree.

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Earn your bachelor degree without moving or a lengthy commute!

Four universities provide in-demand degree programs on the Lower Columbia College campus, significantly enhancing the ability of local residents and LCC graduates to complete higher levels of education--in their own community.

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Transfer Degrees

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)

Recommended as a starting point for students who plan to transfer but are unsure of their major. See Online Option

Degrees structured under the DTA umbrella provide:
Priority admissions consideration at public universities for most humanities and social science majors ahead of non-degreed transfers.

Associate in Arts and Sciences (AA)

For students who are sure of the baccalaureate institution they wish to attend.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Not generally considered a transfer degree, although exceptions may be allowed for certain programs upon approval. AAS degrees provide occupational training that prepares students to enter the workforce with a solid education and specific skills.

Associate in Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T)

Built upon the technical courses required for job preparation.

Associate in Sciences - Transfer (AS-T)

Prepares students for upper division study in science-related fields.

Degrees structured under the AS-T umbrella provide:
Priority admissions consideration at public universities for most science and engineering majors ahead of non-degreed transfers.

Evening Transfer Degree

Earn your AA direct transfer degree entirely through evening and online classes. All required evening courses are offered after 5 pm.

Major Related Programs (MRP)

Builds on the AA-DTA degree for students in the arts, humanities and social sciences, and the AS-T degree for students in engineering and science-based fields.

Washington 45

A student who completes courses selected from the First Year Transfer list will be able to transfer and apply up to 45 quarter credits toward general education requirement(s) at any other public, and most private, higher education institutions in the state.

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  • u.select - online tool to participating transfer articulation systems - see if your transfer school is listed