Transfer to JWU from Your Community College

Are you a student from the Colorado Community College System? Transfer to Johnson & Wales University easily and seamlessly to earn your bachelor's degree through the Colorado Community College to JWU Admission Promise. 

If you meet the requirements of the program, you will be automatically accepted to JWU as a junior upon completion of an approved Associate’s Degree from a Colorado Community College. Admission Promise Agreement 

The Admission Promise will provide you with regular contact with a JWU advisor to ensure you are on-track to earn your bachelor’s degree on time, right from the start.

This program is a partnership between Johnson & Wales University and the community colleges to provide advising and ongoing contact to ensure your success in pursuing a four year degree. 

These steps will ensure a smooth process, and guarantee your transfer to JWU with Junior status pursuing your selected major:

  • Begin studies at a participating Colorado Community College following graduation from high school or completion of a GED and work toward the appropriate associate's degree.
  • Indicate your interest in the Admission Promise Program when completing your online application to the community college. (Students who have already completed coursework at a Colorado Community College will be able to transfer to JWU under the terms of the statewide guaranteed transfer and existing matriculation and transfer guides.)
  • Select community college courses from the JWU articulation agreement for your intended major at JWU.
  • Meet at least once per academic term with your assigned JWU admissions representative.
  • Grant permission for your JWU admissions representative to view/receive your community college transcripts.
  • Submit a complete application for JWU admission, with no application fee required, and apply for completion of the appropriate Associate's Degree at the beginning of your final community college semester.
  • Earn at least the cumulative GPA as required for your intended major at JWU.
  • Be awarded the appropriate Associate's Degree prior to enrolling at JWU.

Begin your journey at one of the thirteen Colorado community colleges:

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