Transfer Students

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Transferring at Northland College

Complete the First Two Years of Your Four-Year Degree

When you spend two years at Northland Community & Technical College completing the 60-credit Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree, and transfer to a Minnesota state college or university, you will have satisfied the first two years of a four-year degree program.

At Approximately One-Third the Cost

Additionally, your two years at Northland will cost approximately one-third less than if you completed them at a four-year Minnesota state college or university. The transfer option is an economical choice for many students.

Transfer Made Easy!

Since Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) is a united system, the schools work together to make transferring easier by offering the Minnesota transfer curriculum, a set of courses that will transfer to any Minnesota state college or university. At Northland Community & Technical College, the Minnesota transfer curriculum is built into the Associate of Arts (AA) degree.

Guaranteed & Accelerated Admission to Bemidji State University


Bemidji State University (BSU) and Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) have created NorthernConnect to exclusively benefit you and your education. BSU and NCTC want you to have a well-defined, smooth and stress-free transition to BSU from NCTC when you are ready to earn your bachelor’s degree after completing your AA, AS, or AAS degree at NCTC.

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Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

All Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses offered at Northland will transfer within MnSCU in the goal areas designated.

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Explore Our Programs

At Northland, we value each individual and the unique skills and background he or she brings to our community. We offer a number of diverse career opportunities and encourage you to discover your true potential in an environment that fosters professional and personal growth.

Does Northland sound like the right fit for you? If so, we invite you to explore all the academic programs offered at Northland!