Associate degrees

Four HBCUs Team Up to Help Students Transfer Associate Degrees


JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – Washtenaw Community College (WCC), Jackson State University (JSU), Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) and Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) have announced a partnership to create a path to success for students transfer of associated diplomas.

Washtenaw Community College’s HBCU Pathway program creates opportunities for student success and transfer equity by providing a clear, direct, affordable, and supportive pathway for community college students to attend HBCUs.

The partnership opens up access to tuition fees and state scholarships and waives application fees. The new initiative also provides student support and mentorship from HBCU staff, faculty and alumni, arranges academic visits to HBCUs, and conducts community development activities, monthly career workshops and a student leadership summit.

Transfer agreements with other HBCUs will be announced soon. Click on here, for more information.