Partnership PathwayKCTCS to Bellarmine

Jefferson 2BU Student

Start at KCTCS. Finish at Bellarmine.
You may qualify for free summer classes.

 

Interested in becoming a Bellarmine Knight? 

Bellarmine University is proud to partner with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) to launch an affordable college transfer opportunity. This program allows students from any KCTCS campus to easily transfer their credits with no application fee. As part of the partnership, Bellarmine is offering KCTCS students a total tuition rate of $19,550 per year (inclusive of fees and course materials). KCTCS students also have the opportunity to take up to two free summer courses.

*Eligibility based upon entry term and total credits.

5 Reasons to Choose Bellarmine

  1. Affordable Tuition – 2BU offers generous transfer tuition support that may be comparable to your cost to attend Jefferson.
  2. Academic Excellence – Bellarmine is a nationally-ranked university with faculty who care about your personal success.

  3. Personal Attention – Bellarmine’s unparalleled student-centered approach includes small class sizes and a designated advisor to help you thrive.

  4. Knights Get Hired – Career advising that places 99% of Bellarmine students in a job or graduate school within 6 months of graduating.

  5. Live on Campus – 2BU offers residential opportunities on Bellarmine’s beautiful, welcoming campus.

Why Transfer to Bellarmine?

More Affordable than You Think

Many students discover that Bellarmine offers generous transfer tuition support that may be comparable to your cost at KCTCS.

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, a designated advisor and staff member for support.

Professional Success

Professional Success – Career advising that places 99% of Bellarmine students in a job or graduate school within 6 months of graduating. 

Campus Life

Residential opportunities on Bellarmine’s beautiful, welcoming campus. Housing grants (up to $2,000) are available for KCTCS students to apply for once admitted*

Community

Bellarmine provides access to incredible amenities, including vibrant campus engagements, personalized to fit the unique transfer student experience. 

No Application Fees

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 apply

Free Summer Courses

Yes, we strongly encourage you to apply before you complete the prerequisite courses. We will consider your application for conditional admission pending successful completion of all outstanding requirements.

Transferability

There are a variety of ways to determine how coursework will transfer from KCTCS to BU! 

*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.


Program and Department Information

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Making Transferring to BU Easy

Request A Transcript Review

Provides you with a comprehensive explanation to detail which of your courses will count toward your major and allow you to complete your education at Bellarmine.

Transfer Equivalency

What credits will carry over?

If your course or courses aren't listed here, complete the transfer transcript review to begin the evaluation process.

Application Deadlines

There are no application “deadlines” prior to the start of the semester for transfer students applying to Bellarmine because of our rolling admissions policy. We suggest, however, you apply and submit all credentials for admission three months before the start of the semester. This should give you enough time to become admitted, register for classes, and receive your financial aid package.

The last day for students to apply and submit all credentials for admission is the last day of the drop/add period.

Special JCTC Employee Rate*

Discounted tuition rate for JCTC employees on select graduate programs. Interested in learning more? Contact us now!

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Contact Information

  • All applications and correspondence relevant to admission should be directed to:
  • Joshua O.D. Williams
  • Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships
  • Phone: 502.272.8136
  • Email: jwilliams4@bellarmine.edu