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how long does it take to transfer out of a Community College now?

anuglybarnacleanuglybarnacle Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
How long does it take to transfer if you are a full time student?

Replies to: how long does it take to transfer out of a Community College now?

  • grandschemegrandscheme Registered User Posts: 693 Member
    That is a tough question to answer. What exactly do you mean? Transfer out whenever you want to. The usual drill is either one year or two years but it depends on the situation.
  • MarshallBoundMarshallBound Registered User Posts: 109 Junior Member
    edited May 2014
    However, it can be quite hard to get classes depending on which community college you go to. I remember when I started I never had priority during registration, which meant I was usually on the waitlist or walk-in. But then again, if I was more active in high-school, I would have known that there was a program that gave first time college students priority :(. But if you take 12+ units a semester (Fall/Spring) and 7 units (Summer/Winter) and maintain good standing or deans list you'll finish in 2 1/2 years with an AA and transfer as well.
  • 2016Candles2016Candles Registered User Posts: 1,600 Senior Member
    If possible, take classes at multiple colleges if need additional classes. I went to 3 different CCs over the last 3 semesters and a summer to get everything I needed as quickly as I could. I did face to face and online.
  • MorpheMorphe Registered User Posts: 46 Junior Member
    Usually, one or two years is the nor, but I know people who take three or four years to transfer. Do not be intimidated by closed classes. Every class I took this semester, I crashed on the first day as a walk-in and ended up getting in. Professors know that students will drop, so they usually take more than they say they can to make up for the dropped students. I was only in CC for 1 year and will have 51 units when I transfer in the fall. I have a few friends who took 12 units in the summer and 20+ units in fall and spring who got the honors certificate and an AA (or multiple in the case of one friend) in one year. I did 6 + 19 + 22 + 4 and got neither but that's because my major prereqs didn't fit any AA plan or the honors certificate requirements.

    It's really hard to say though because some CCs are bigger than others (I went to the biggest in my area) and some have better support systems in place for transfers.
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