The MA Guarantee Program is a transfer partnership between MA community colleges and participating four-year colleges and universities. Eligible community college graduates are able to transfer seamlessly – admission guaranteed!


  • Completed associate degree from a Massachusetts community college

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5


All academic programs are eligible for the MA Guarantee Program.  

Please note, the MA Guarantee does not apply to the following programs: Nursing and RN-to-BS Nursing. Students applying to these programs should connect directly with Jenna Stolarik, Director of Undergraduate Admission to discuss the program requirements and individual eligibility.

Financial Aid and Transfer Scholarship Information 

To apply for financial aid, students must complete a FAFSA on Once the FAFSA is complete and the student is accepted into a program at Elms, we will assemble an individualized offer for you. Our staff is available to guide you through this process. We are committed to using all possible resources to put together an offer that makes sense for you — 95% of our undergrads receive some form of financial aid.

The Office of Admission awards merit-based scholarship awards to qualifying students.
Transfer students may also qualify for special scholarships at Elms College.

Questions? We’re here to help.
Meet your one of our awesome transfer admissions counselors!

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