Start at Bronx Community College and after you earn your Associate degree you can transfer all your credits to Lehman College, bringing you even closer to obtaining your Bachelor’s degree at a substantially lower cost.

TOP 5 REASONS TO GET AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE FROM BCC:

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Affordability

Starting here can mean big savings for you and your family. As part of the CUNY system, we are among a network of colleges that are consistently ranked as best colleges for your money. Paying for college is a big consideration when the cost of annual tuition at private four-year institutions is on average $35,000. Alternatively, the annual cost of tuition at a CUNY 4-year college is $6,930 per academic year, and at BCC tuition comes in at $4,800 per year. What does this mean? By choosing to start at BCC and finish your Bachelor’s degree at Lehman you will save over $2,000 per year to earn your Associate degree. In addition, if you qualify for financial aid (Pell and Tap Grant) you may attend for free. In fact, 90% of our students attend cost free! To learn more connect with one of our admissions counselors.

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Guaranteed Admissions at Lehman College after completing your degree here.

When you complete an associate degree with us, you will qualify for guaranteed admissions at Lehman College.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to transfer up to 70 credits* towards your degree at Lehman College that is a continuation of or in alignment with the degree that you earn here. Learn more about the transition from our academic programs to Lehman College.

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Enhanced Transfer Services

When you plan to transfer to Lehman College you will enjoy the benefit of priority advisement.  To facilitate a smooth transition, Lehman College has a dedicated academic advisor who is available by appointment, to discuss your academic plan at Lehman College, before you even get there.

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Access to Student Life Events at Two Campuses

In addition to all the exciting events that we offer, students can also take advantage of student life opportunities at Lehman College while still here.  With 100’s of events each semester, visit Lehman College’s calendar to find what interests you.

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Take Advantage of Support Programs at BCC & Lehman

When you begin here in programs like Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) and College Discovery (CD), you are able to continue to receive many benefits and take advantage of support services to ensure you graduate on-time; and enable you to seamlessly transitioning into Lehman’s programs, like ACE and SEEK.**

ASAP and CD, ACE and SEEK all offer the following benefits:

  • A free unlimited MetroCard
  • A voucher to reduce (or eliminate) the cost of your textbooks
  • A tuition waiver for any gap between full-time tuition and fees and financial aid award*
  • One-on-one support from a dedicated advisor
  • Early registration options and consolidated schedules
  • Classes with fellow students to foster community and build your network
  • Enhanced career development and academic support services

Ready to Begin your to Path to Lehman?

Start your admissions application today!

Connect with one of our admissions counselors at one of our many upcoming events or you can schedule an individual appointment with us.  We can’t wait to help you start your future!

Learn more about the benefits of starting here and the clear pathway to Lehman College.

*AA and AS degrees. AAS will be evaluated on case by case basis.
**Eligibility for special programs may be evaluated based on academic program, residency, and financial aid history.

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