Did you know?


Icon of a piggy bankTuition savings

By completing your associate's degree before you transfer to a 4-year institution, you are saving up to $30,000.*


Icon of a dollar signEarnings advantage

Those with associate's degrees earn nearly one-third more over their lifetime than those with just a high school diploma.**


Icon of a graduation cap with tassle4-year success

Students who complete their associate's degree or certificate before they transfer to a 4-year institution are 13% more likely to complete their bachelor's degree.***


* Based on full-time in-state tuition of Pennsylvania state-related universities.

** The College Payoff: Education, occupation, lifetime earnings. (2013) Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

*** Baccalaureate attainment: A national view of the postsecondary outcomes of students who transfer from two-year to four-year institutions. (2013) National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.