START AT CHATTANOOGA STATE. FINISH AT BELLARMINE.
Bellarmine University is proud to partner with Chattanooga State Community College (ChSCC) to launch an affordable college transfer opportunity in Kentucky for students from Tennessee. This program allows students from any ChSCC campus to easily transfer their credits with no application fee. As part of the partnership, Bellarmine is offering ChSCC students a total tuition rate of $16,300 per year (inclusive of fees and course materials). ChSCC students also have the opportunity to take up to two free summer courses.
ChSCC employees can also receive a discounted tuition rate on select graduate and second-degree programs. Contact us today!
5 Reasons to Choose Bellarmine
- Affordable Tuition – 2BU offers generous transfer tuition support that may be comparable to your cost to attend Jefferson.
Academic Excellence – Bellarmine is a nationally-ranked university with faculty who care about your personal success.
Personal Attention – Bellarmine’s unparalleled student-centered approach includes small class sizes and a designated advisor to help you thrive.
Knights Get Hired – Career advising that places 99% of Bellarmine students in a job or graduate school within 6 months of graduating.
Live on Campus – 2BU offers residential opportunities on Bellarmine’s beautiful, welcoming campus.
10 Reasons to Transfer to Bellarmine
Bellarmine offers generous transfer tuition support that may be comparable to your cost at ChSCC.
Bellarmine is a nationally-ranked university with faculty who care about your personal success.
Bellarmine’s unparalleled student-centered approach includes small class sizes, a designated advisor and staff member for support.
Professional Success – Career advising that places 99% of Bellarmine students in a job or graduate school within 6 months of graduating.
Residential opportunities on Bellarmine’s beautiful, welcoming campus. Housing grants (up to $2,000) are available for ChSCC students to apply for once admitted*
Bellarmine provides access to incredible amenities, including vibrant campus engagements, personalized to fit the unique transfer student experience.
Apply today! It isn’t too late to start this year. Interested students must have at least 24 credit hours and a 2.0 GPA to
Eligible ChSCC students* can take between 1-2 classes during the summer prior to enrolling at Bellarmine at no cost!
There are a variety of ways to determine how coursework will transfer from ChSCC to Bellarmine!
(10) Bellarmine Difference
Bellarmine is committed to student support and success! Our transfer students agree:
- “It was honestly a pretty easy transition...I had an awesome advisor. She made the transition super easy. I felt super comfortable going on campus and knowing where to go.”
- “I’m so grateful Bellarmine has an inclusive environment.”
- “I’ve been able to fit in and thrive at Bellarmine.”
- “They were so welcoming and wanted to make sure I was taken care of and had everything I needed to succeed at Bellarmine.”
*Limited quantities of housing grants available, so applying early is encouraged. **Students with 51 credits may be eligible to take up to two free summer courses; all other students may be eligible to take one free summer course. Eligibility based upon entry term and total credits
Program and Department Information
Respiratory Therapy Program Accreditation
The Respiratory Therapy Program (CoARC program number #200281, offering the Bachelor of Health Science degree in Louisville, KY) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) (www.coarc.com).
The Respiratory Therapy Program (CoARC program number #220281 offering the Master of Health Science degree in Louisville, KY) holds Provisional Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com).
This status signifies that a program with an Approval of Intent has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the Standards (through submission of an acceptable Provisional Accreditation Self Study Report (PSSR) and any other documentation required by CoARC, as well as satisfactory completion of an initial on-site visit) to be allowed to admit students. It is recognized as an accredited program by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), which provides enrolled students who complete the program with eligibility for the Respiratory Care Credentialing Examination(s). The program will remain on Provisional Accreditation until it achieves Continuing Accreditation.