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College of DuPage Partnership

North Central College & College of DuPage

Guaranteed Admission Agreement

To create a clear pathway for students at College of DuPage to transfer to and complete their Bachelor's degree at North Central College, the Guaranteed Admission Agreement outlines admission standards, transfer requirements, provisions, and related advertising considerations.

The goal of the Guaranteed Admission Agreement is to create a seamless and successful transition for transfer students intending to complete their Bachelor’s degree at North Central College. Students indicate their intention to participate in the program by filling out this form at the time of their application to North Central College.

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2+2 Agreements

College of DuPage and North Central College have launched several 2+2 programs designed to help students pursue advanced degrees in a variety of academic disciplines including Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Neuroscience and Psychology. Under the agreements, COD students can start planning their transition to NCC as early as their first semester by following an academic transfer plan designed to ensure a smooth transition.

B.A. in Neuroscience
B.S. in Neuroscience
B.A. in Psychology
B.S. in Psychology
B.A. in Philosophy
B.A. in Philosophy (Law & Society Track)
B.A. in Religious Studies
B.A. in Literature

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Transfer Guide

This course substitution guide is designed to help you select courses at College of DuPage if you plan to transfer to North Central College. Working with your COD advisor and NCC transfer admission counselor, refer to this guide to determine courses that meet North Central College requirements in our general education curriculum, academic major and minor requirements, and electives.

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Program Planning Sheets

Each undergraduate degree program offered by North Central has an associated Program Planning Sheet designed to help students visualize the transferable courses offered at their community college. These Planning Sheets, along with our Transfer Guides, should be used when planning your general education and major-specific course work at College of DuPage. For a full list of degree-specific Program Planning Sheets, please select the link below.

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Scholarship Opportunity

North Central College offers one full-tuition scholarship to a College of DuPage honors student each year. College of DuPage hosts the application, and selects the recipient. 

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Eligible College of DuPage Students Receive $25.5k/yr Minimum

Transfer Excellence, Merit, or Success Scholarship

  • Scholarships available for strong College of DuPage students, highly encouraged to apply early for admission
  • Amount is determined during the application review process and is an award of $25,500 per academic year
  • Limited to six semesters (three academic years) provided the minimum GPA requirement is maintained
  • Email or Call the Office of Admission TODAY to determine your eligibility
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Community College to Cardinal Checklist

During your time at College of DuPage it’s important to stay on track towards graduation, and your ultimate transfer, by accomplishing milestones in your educational journey. The Community College to Cardinal Checklist helps make sure you are checking off important tasks at both COD and North Central to ensure a seamless transfer.

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Can't find what you're looking for?

Find out more about transferring to North Central. We have a wide variety of resources that can help you find your path! Schedule your individual planning appointment, visit the academic and student support, the registrar's office or one of our other departments to get started.