Transfer Guides

Transferring to a different college and university to continue your education can be intimidating. SCC Enrollment Specialists can make it easier.

Articulation Agreements and Transfer Guides

Southeastern Community College collaborates with four-year institutions in regard to transfer credits. Many articulation agreements have been developed with these colleges and universities so students can have a smooth transition and maximize their transfer of credits. Colleges review and change their requirements, so check with your SCC Enrollment Specialist for up-to-date information.

If you plan to transfer to Iowa State University, University of Iowa, or University of Northern Iowa, be sure to also check out for some helpful information about how your SCC credits will transfer.

Below you'll find links or transfer guides for a few of the schools that SCC works with the most. Any outgoing links are provided as a courtesy by SCC and are maintained by the respective colleges. If the listed link doesn't work, visit the college's website for more information. If you don't see your college listed here, visit with your Enrollment Specialist for details.

Click on the links below each school to view their guide.

Allen College, Waterloo, IA


Ashford University, Clinton, IA


Bellevue University, Bellevue, IA


Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA; SCC West Burlington location

 BVU Education transfer guides listed below are currently under review; updates coming soon

  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • History Education
  • Education-PreK and Kindergarten Endorsement
  • Education-Reading Endorsement
  • Education-Special Education Endorsement
  • Education-Social Science Endorsement
  • Education-Middle School Endorsement


Central Methodist University, Fayette, Missouri  - transfer guides currently under review; updates coming soon

  • Website
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Nursing


Chamberlain University, Downers Grove, IL

  • Nursing - Information coming soon


Culver Stockton College, Canton, MO  - transfer guides currently under review; updates coming soon


Drake, Des Moines, IA


Iowa State University, Ames, IA

E-APP (Engineering Admissions Partnership Program) for Engineering community college transfer students


Iowa Wesleyan University, Mount Pleasant, IA - transfer guides currently under review; updates coming soon

Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO


Saint Ambrose University, Davenport, IA


Simpson College, Indianola, IA


University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA


Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

2+2 Biology Transfer Guide - new update coming soon
2+2 Forensic Chemistry Transfer Guide - new update coming soon
2+2 Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Transfer Guide
William Penn, Oskaloosa, IA 

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