Elms College

Elms College is a private Catholic college and has been a long standing transfer partner with Holyoke Community College. 

Elms College admissions deadline: Rolling

Elms College is on the HCC campus every Tuesday during the school year. They are located in the Advising Center (FR 273) from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Walks-ins are welcome. 

The First Degree Program is a reverse transfer partnership between Holyoke Community College and Elms College for those students who transferred to Elms before they completed their assoicates' degree, but have earned at least 30 credits at HCC. These students may be eligible to complete outstanding associates degree requirements while simultaneously working towards completion of the bachelors degree.

Please check the transfer visit schedule for other dates that Elms College may be on campus.

Joint Admissions grants students automatic acceptance and possible scholarships to Elms College as long as they graduate from Holyoke Community College and meet the minimum grade point averages.

To participate in the Joint Admissions Program with Elms College student must sign to participate and graduate with an overall grade point average of 2.50 or higher. To sign up to participate please go the advising center (FR 273).

Joint Admission Scholarship amounts (to qualify for these scholarships you must sign up to participate in Joint Admissions and graduate from Holyoke Community College).

Grade Point Average             

2.50 - 2.99                        $8,000**

3.00 - 3.49                        $10,000**

3.50 - 4.00                        $12,000**

**these amounts are per year amounts. All amounts defined above are applied against tuition and do not constitute cash awards. Amounts may change at any points it is suggested to check with Elms College to determine correct amounts. These amount will apply to traditional day school not non-tradtional programs like weekends, on-line or evening programs.


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303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040