Community and technical colleges play an important role in helping Washington residents pursue four-year (baccalaureate or bachelors) transfer degrees.

  • About 40 percent of bachelor's degrees awarded each year go to students who started at community or technical colleges.
  • Nearly 20,000 Washington community and technical college students transfer to
    public and private four-year institutions each year
  • Community and technical college transfers are well represented in business, science, engineering and education majors at universities in Washington.

Transfer Degree Inventory

In addition to statewide direct transfer degrees (DTA and AS-T), each community and technical college creates individual program articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities, inside and outside of Washington State.

Bachelor’s Degrees Close to Home

Applied bachelors and university/college partnerships make it possible for students with work and family responsibilities to pursue bachelor’s degrees, without leaving home.

Applied Baccalaureate Degrees at Community and Technical Colleges

For a a list of degrees currently being offered visit the Applied Baccalaureate Degree at Community and Technical Colleges webpage.

University Center Partnerships

University branch campuses and off-campus programs are expanding access to baccalaureate degrees. With these partnerships, community and technical colleges offer four- year degreeson their campus to increase student access to higher education.

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