Community College Students: Finish Your Bachelor’s for Less

Peirce College has created flexible, affordable degree completion pathways for community college students and recent graduates that maximize their transfer credits and leverage Peirce College’s scholarships to help more community college students advance their education – and their careers.

How to Finish for less than $10,000 with 102 transfer credits

How to Finish for less than $13,000 with 60 transfer credits

How to Finish for less than $19,000 with 60 transfer credits

Finish Your Bachelor’s for Less Than $10,000 with 102 Transfer Credits

In this example, a student is applying an associate degree that is 60 credits and additional 42 transfer credits to one of Peirce College’s Bachelor of Science degree programs that accept up to 102 transfer credits, including the BS in Organizational Leadership or BS in Technology Management.

Credits needed for bachelor’s degree:121
Transfer credits applied:102
Credits remaining to finish bachelor’s:

19 credits

 

Cost Breakdown

Tuition for 19 credits taken at Peirce:
(19 credits x $600 per credit)
$11,400
Estimated Peirce fees:$1,155
Dual Admissions Scholarship:-$1,500
Community College Articulation Scholarship:

(Maximum award for 19 credits)

-$1,333
Estimated cost (excluding books):$9,722*

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Finish Your Bachelor’s for Less Than $13,000 with 60 Transfer Credits

In this example, a student is applying an associate degree that is 60 credits to one of Peirce College’s Bachelor of Science degree programs that accept up to 102 transfer credits, including the BS in Organizational Leadership or BS in Technology Management.

Credits needed for bachelor’s degree:121
Transfer credits applied:60
Credits remaining to finish bachelor’s:

61 credits
- Finish 19 credits via seven Peirce courses
- Finish 42 credits via 14 Study.com online courses

Cost Breakdown

Tuition for 19 credits taken at Peirce:
(19 credits x $600 per credit)
$11,400
Estimated Peirce fees:$1,155
Estimated Study.com fees:$2,800
Dual Admissions Scholarship:-$1,500
Community College Articulation Scholarship:

(Maximum award for 19 credits)

-$1,333
Estimated cost (excluding books):$12,522*

Students can lower their cost to complete a bachelor’s degree at Peirce even further through additional transfer credits beyond the associate degree and applying for additional scholarships.

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Finish Your Bachelor’s for Less Than $19,000 with 60 Transfer Credits

In this example, a student is applying an associate degree that is 60 credits to one of Peirce College’s Bachelor of Science degree programs that accept up to 90 transfer credits, including Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Administration, Information Technology, Human Resources or Paralegal Studies.

Credits needed for bachelor’s degree:121
Transfer credits applied:60
Credits remaining to finish bachelor’s:

61 credits
- Finish 31 credits via 11 Peirce courses
- Finish 30 credits via ten Study.com online courses

Cost Breakdown

Tuition for 31 credits taken at Peirce:
(31 credits x $600 per credit)
$18,600
Estimated Peirce fees:$1,815
Estimated Study.com fees:$2,000
Dual Admissions Scholarship:-$1,500
Community College Articulation Scholarship:

(Maximum award for 31 credits)

-$2,333
Estimated cost (excluding books):$18,582*

Students can lower their cost to complete a bachelor’s degree at Peirce even further through additional transfer credits beyond the associate degree and applying for additional scholarships.

*Tuition and estimated totals listed do not include books and are based on 2019-2020 undergraduate Peirce College tuition of $600 per credit and course fees of $165 per session. Estimated Peirce course fees are based on students taking one course per session. Study.com fees are based on published College Accelerator rates at:
https://study.com/academy/college-accelerator-hub/compare-tuition.html

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