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Planning for a Bachelors


Complete the First Two Years of Your Bachelors Degree at PPCC

Pikes Peak Community College has established a solid reputation for producing outstanding students who earn their associate’s degrees at PPCC and then transfer to four-year colleges or universities to complete their bachelor’s degrees.

Benefits of starting at PPCC:

The Colorado Community College System maintains many Transfer Agreements and Institutional Transfer Guides that allow students to smoothly transfer on to complete a bachelor's degree.

These agreements with four-year colleges and universities in Colorado and across the country ensure guaranteed acceptance of PPCC credits.

Pikes Peak Community College offers:

  • Small classes
  • Flexible classes including on-campus, online, evening, weekend, and hybrid course formats
  • Strong student support services
  • A tuition rate approximately 1/3 the cost of most public universities

Consult with Advising to ensure that you are making the best choices by following an Institutional Transfer Guide or a Statewide Transfer Agreement.

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The Colorado Community College System maintains a Statewide Transfer Program for all Colorado Public Institutions. Pikes Peak Community College only maintains transfer relationships with schools that hold Regional Accreditation.

Transfer Planning

Preparation is the key to a successfully transferring to a four-year baccalaureate program. Begin researching your options during your first semester at Pikes Peak Community College. Early planning will give you the most choices and best opportunities for your intended baccalaureate major. Be aware that most four-year colleges and universities have priority application deadlines. Regularly work with your PPCC advisors and transfer staff at your desired college or university.

Creating a Plan

Discuss your plans with your advisors, they can provide you with information on:

  • Course selection, sequence of courses, and specific requirements
  • Admissions information and scholarships available at four-year colleges and universities
  • Contact information for most four-year colleges

Meet with an advisor to build a degree plan: (719) 502-3232 or

Transfer Guidelines

Planning ahead while studying at PPCC will help make the transfer process go smoothly.

Keep in mind:

  1. "D" and "F" grades do not transfer to four-year colleges and universities
  2. Courses below the 100 level are not transferable.
  3. AA/AS are Transfer Degrees; guaranteed for all four-year public Colorado Universities & Colleges
  4. AAS/AGS are non-Transfer Degrees; however some have Institutional Transfer Agreements

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