Clark College partners with numerous colleges and universities across the United States. These partnerships may reflect specific programs and degree interests or may be general transfer agreements which allow students a seamless entry into the partnering institution. Close to half of Clark College's student population indicates and interest in transferring into an academic program at another institution. Clark College's partnerships aim to remove additional barriers and increase access for students who wish to transfer to another institution after their time at Clark College.
City University, Seattle
City University of Seattle is a private nonprofit university accredited through the doctoral level. CityU is dedicated to serving the working adult and transfer student and is ranked by the U.S. News & World Report among the top 30 for online bachelor’s degree programs, and among the top 20 online programs for veterans in the U.S. The partnership between Clark College and CityU allows students who wish to pursue a Bachelor's Degree at CityU a seamless transfer process from Clark College to CityU.
Colorado State University - Global Campus
CSU-Global Campus is committed to advancing student success in a global society, investing in human capital, expanding the state economy, and enhancing the quality of life for citizens in the state of Colorado and beyond by providing access to dynamic degree programs characterized by academic excellence, innovative delivery technologies, and strong stakeholder engagement. The partnership between Clark College and CSU-Global Campus allows Clark College students to transfer in to one of many programs CSU-Global Campus offers with ease.
In June 2006, Clark College and Concordia University formalized a co-admission agreement designed to improve student access to undergraduate education, increase the efficiency of joint efforts in support of students, and improve the success of student transfer rates through the completion of associate degrees and baccalaureate degrees.
The new partnership provides numerous benefits for participating students, including coordinated federal financial aid disbursement, a waived application fee for Concordia, coordinated student and academic services, credit for prior learning, one application, joint library services, on-site academic advising, access to computer services and coordinated degree completion.
Clark College students will be encouraged to enroll in classes at Concordia University only after completing 70 transferable credits and will be encouraged by staff at both institutions to complete an associate degree en route to completion of the baccalaureate degree.
Clark College students may transfer up to 120 credits to Concordia University. Students who complete their program of study at Clark College and satisfy all program entry requirements at Concordia (including grade point average) will enjoy seamless transfer into the majority of programs at Concordia University.
This partnership agreement provides new educational opportunities for students. Concordia offers outstanding baccalaureate programs through its College of Education; College of Theology, Arts and Sciences; and School of Management.
Information about Concordia University can be found at www.cu-portland.edu or by calling 503-288-9371 or, toll-free, 1-800-321-9371. The University is located at 2811 NE Holman Street, Portland.
Eastern Washington University
Evergreen State College
Since opening their doors in 1971, Evergreen has established a national reputation for leadership in developing innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught academic programs. Evergreen values a student-centered learning environment, a link between theory and practice, and a multicultural community of diverse faculty, students and staff working together. The partnership between Clark College and Evergreen State College allows Clark College students to seamlessly transfer into one of Evergreen State College's programs.
With the stroke of two pens, the presidents of Clark College and Marylhurst University signed an historic co-admissions agreement, the first between institutions of higher learning in Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon. The agreement formalizes a partnership to improve student access to undergraduate education, increase the efficiency of joint efforts in support of students, and improve the success of student transfer rates through the completion of associate degrees and baccalaureate degrees.
The new partnership will provide numerous benefits for Clark College students, including coordinated federal financial aid disbursement, a waived application fee for Marylhurst, special scholarship opportunities for co-admitted students, coordinated student and academic services, credit for prior learning, one application, joint library services, on-site academic advising, access to computer services and coordinated degree completion.
Clark College students will be encouraged to enroll in classes at Marylhurst University only after completing 70 transferable credits and will be encouraged by staff at both institutions to complete an associate degree en route to completion of the baccalaureate degree. Clark College students may transfer up to 120 credits to Marylhurst University. Students who complete their program of study at Clark College and satisfy all requirements (including grade point average) will be guaranteed transfer into the specified program at Marylhurst University.
This partnership agreement will provide new educational opportunities for students. Marylhurst offers outstanding baccalaureate programs including degree programs not widely available in the northwest including music therapy and real estate studies. Students interested in pursuing art therapy, interdisciplinary studies or religious studies may work toward a master's degree in those subjects at the graduate level.
Information about Marylhurst University can be found on the Internet at www.marylhurst.edu or by calling 503-699-6268 or toll free 800-634-9982 x6268. Marylhurst University is located at 17600 Pacific Highway (Hwy 43) in Marylhurst, Oregon.
Portland State University
In 2004, over 100 Clark College students transferred to Portland State University, making PSU the second highest recipient of Clark College students behind Washington State University Vancouver. The new partnership provides numerous benefits for Clark College students, including coordinated federal financial aid disbursement, early on-site academic advising, special scholarship opportunities for co-admitted students, coordinated student and academic services, one application, joint library services, access to computer services and coordinated degree completion.
Clark College students will be encouraged to transition to Portland State University after completing 90 transferable credits. Students will be advised to pursue educational pathways that include successful completion of an associate degree en route to the baccalaureate degree. Students who complete their program of study at Clark College and satisfy all requirements (including grade point average) will be guaranteed admission to Portland State, which currently enrolls more than 1,500 students in co-enrollment programs with Portland Community College, Clackamas Community College, Chemeketa Community College and Mt. Hood Community College in Oregon.
The University offers a comprehensive array of degree programs. Students may obtain a bachelor's degree in many majors including business administration, engineering and computer science, biomedical informatics, African American studies, fine and performing arts, foreign languages and literatures, biological and physical sciences, community health, applied linguistics, liberal arts, social sciences, architecture, mathematics and international studies among many others.
Information about Portland State University can be found on the Internet at www.pdx.edu or by calling 503-725-3000 or toll-free 800-547-8887. Portland State's Student Union is located at 1825 SW Broadway, Portland.
University of Phoenix, Transfer Degree
The University of Phoenix helps students prepare for their professional path through Flexible Learning, Career-focused education, instructors with on-the-job experience, credit for past experience, and risk-free trial. The University of Phoenix put education in your reach with degree programs and online classes made to fit your life. They are dedicated to helping working adults achieve their educational and career goals. They offer online college degree programs, on-campus classes in select locations and feature a collection of colleges & schools offering in-demand degrees. The partnership between Clark College and the University of Phoenix allows Clark College students to transfer to the University of Phoenix with ease.
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Warner Pacific College
Since 1937, Warner Pacific College has been serving the Pacific Northwest with Christ-centered liberal arts education. For the last twenty years, they have been providing continuing education opportunities to adult students through their Adult Degree Programs (ADP). They offer degree programs in accounting, education, business, managment and human development that are designed to work with your busy schedule. They're also designed to offer you relevant proffessional knowledge rooted in the social, ethical, and political context of today's world. The partnership between Clark College and WPC allows students to transfer their AA degree to WPC and start as a Junior in one of thier programs.
Washington State University, Vancouver
Clark College and Washington State University Vancouver (WSUV) have formed partnerships
to offer outstanding educational opportunities.
Through that partnership, you can complete a bachelor's degree with the same ease as students attending a four-year institution.
Clark College at WSU Vancouver opened on January 3, 2006, enhancing partnerships between the two institutions.
There are several options for parking on the WSUV campus including meters, a day use lot, and permanent parking passes. It is important that students refer to the parking information on WSUV's web site for details as the parking passes are limited in numbers.
Baccalaureate degree programs currently offered at WSU Vancouver include:
- Business Administration
- Computer Science
- Digital Technology & Culture
- Earth and Environmental Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Hospitality Business Management
- Human Development
- Mechanical Engineering
- Public Affairs
- Social Sciences
Transfer advising is available in the Advising Center at Clark College. Contact the WSU Vancouver Transfer Advisor to schedule an appointment.
Western Governor's University, Transfer Degree
Western Governor’s University has been different since the very beginning. They were designed in 1995 by 19 U.S. governors whose driving goal was to break the mold of traditional higher education and come out on the other side with something new, something innovative: something that harnesses technology to teach in new ways, focuses on measuring learning rather than time, and provides more Americans the opportunity to build their careers and better their lives by finally finishing that bachelor's or master's degree they need to achieve their goals.
The principal mission of Western Governors University is to improve quality and expand access to post-secondary educational opportunities by providing a means for individuals to learn independent of time or place and to earn competency-based degrees and other credentials that are credible to both academic institutions and employers. For more information on the partnership between Clark College WGU, talk to your academic advisor.