Undergraduate Transfer Admission

Community College Students

Massachusetts Community College Students

In accordance with the Massachusetts College Transfer Guarantee, Merrimack College offers qualified graduates of Massachusetts Community Colleges guaranteed admission to the academic programs listed below. 

Academic Programs


  1. Complete an associate’s degree program at a Massachusetts community college and apply to transfer to a related course of study at Merrimack College
  2. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be in good standing.

Articulation Agreements

Articulation agreements outline how a specific academic program at a specific institution transfers into a particular major at Merrimack College. 

Northern Essex Community College

Merrimack College and Northern Essex Community College (NECC) have an articulation agreement. Students completing their Associate of Engineering Science (Electrical/Computer Engineering Concentration) at NECC in accordance with the minimum standards set forth in the articulation agreement will be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at Merrimack College, contingent upon completion of Merrimack’s transfer application process. 

Read Merrimack College/NECC Articulation Agreement