​It’s never too early to begin planning for transfer. City Colleges of Chicago helps students create a plan for a seamless transition to 4-Year institutions. ​​​

Pathway Partnerships

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​City Colleges of Chicago has partnerships with colleges and universities to create pathways, a recommended set of courses that will lead to a 4 year degree. 

Transfer Scholars

What is the Transfer Scholars Program?           

The Transfer Scholars program seeks to provide academically advanced students with the opportunity to be part of a community of students who will walk through the transfer process together and the chance to gain early admission to top schools across the country up to one year in advance.           

Benefits of Being a Transfer Scholar           

  • Participation in the Transfer Scholars Onsite Admissions Day:
    • Friday, October 27, 2017
    • Malcolm X College – Conference Center
    • 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Mentoring
  • Application assistance
  • Workshops to prepare you for your transition to a 4-yr. institution


The following students are eligible to apply:           

  • STAR Scholar recipients who have completed 30 college credit hours with a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Members of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing who have completed 30 or more college credit hours
  • CCC Students with a 3.4 or higher GPA who have completed 30 or more college credit hours
  • Students seeking to transfer by Spring 2018 or Fall 2018
  • The ability to submit college applications and all required documentation to colleges and universities no later than September 29, 2017
  • Students must apply to at least one and up to a maximum of three institutions.


Star Scholars

Special Transfer Partnerships

We have partnerships with colleges and universities across the country that provide opportunities specifically for CCC students! Click on college and university logos below to learn more about how these institutions partner with CCC.