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Incoming Transfers


Rockland Community College welcomes students who have already completed coursework at other institutions. Records & Registration will  evaluate your previous credits based on the degree you intend to pursue at RCC. At least half the degree or certificate required credits must be completed at RCC, (some exceptions for the LPN to RN Express Program).

The maximum number of transferable credits to RCC for an associate’s degree is 32 credits, with the exception of students entering with Automotive Service Excellence Certification A1-A8. The maximum number of credits transferred to RCC to earn a certificate is 15 credits. Courses for which a student has earned a grade lower than a “C” will not be accepted for transfer.


  • Students who fail to provide official academic records from previous institutions may jeopardize their academic standing and financial aid status at the College.
  • There are some limitations on the time period before credits get "stale" and are no longer applicable for transfer.
  • Credits earned at institutions outside of the U.S. require official evaluation from an accredited agency such as one of the following:
  • Advanced Standing
  • Acceptable examinations, scores and equivalents
  • FAQs
  • Transcripts


For more information contact Admissions at 845-574-4224

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