Massachusetts Community College Transfer Guarantee

We offer guaranteed admission to qualified transfers from Massachusetts community colleges.


To take advantage of this special program, you need to:

  • Complete a Massachusetts associate degree program and transfer to a related course of study at Suffolk
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA

What you do NOT need to send us:

  • An application fee
  • An essay

If you’ve completed the MassTransfer General Education Foundation, you’ll have already met Suffolk’s general education requirements.

Complete Suffolk University’s Guaranteed Admission Application.

Merit Award

If you have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, you’re guaranteed a Dean’s Scholarship or University Achievement Grant. This merit scholarship grants you at least 33 percent off Suffolk tuition (a minimum of $15,000).


The following community colleges participate in the MassTransfer program:

  • Berkshire
  • Bristol
  • Bunker Hill
  • Cape Cod
  • Greenfield
  • Holyoke
  • Massachusetts Bay
  • Massasoit
  • Middlesex
  • Mount Wachusett
  • North Shore
  • Northern Essex
  • Quinsigamond
  • Roxbury
  • Springfield Technical