MCCC Signs Transfer Agreement
With Philadelphia University


7-21-08

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- Mercer County Community College (MCCC) has signed a new transfer agreement that ensures that Mercer graduates can transfer to Philadelphia University's Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program, Evening Studies, with third-year status. Classes meet evenings and occasional Saturdays in this accelerated Philadelphia University program. Students who have completed any associate degree at MCCC are eligible, as long as they have taken certain specified courses.

Philadelphia University's Evening B.S. Program offers nine majors: Behavioral and Health Services, Health Sciences, Health Services Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Law Enforcement Leadership, Leadership in Emergency Services, Organizational Leadership and Pre-MBA.

An extra incentive for MCCC graduates is Philadelphia University's Accelerated Scholars Scholarship Program, which awards scholarships equaling 25% per credit to MCCC students who graduate with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 - 4.0 and 20% per credit to MCCC students who graduate with a GPA of 3.0 - 3.49. In order to qualify for these scholarships, students must earn their associate degree and must enroll within three years of graduation from MCCC. They also must maintain a GPA of at least a 3.0 while enrolled at Philadelphia University.

MCCC has transfer agreements with colleges and universities across the country to ease the transfer process for students who wish to continue their education for a bachelor's degree, and also offers dual admissions programs with eight regional colleges and universities. MCCC classes are offered days, evenings and weekends at the West Windsor and James Kerney Campuses and through The Virtual College.

For more information about this new agreement and other transfer and dual admissions programs of Mercer County Community College click here or call the Transfer Services Office at 609-570-3307.

Philadelphia University holds Information Sessions where they present an overview of their Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program. To learn more click here or call 215-951-2900 or e-mail evening@PhilaU.edu.

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