Plan your seamless transfer from Black Hawk College using the many Planning Guides we have with four-year colleges and universities. The Agreements & Special Programs tab includes guaranteed and dual admission programs, special scholarships and more.
Have you chosen your major but don’t know where to transfer? Consider the guides below and learn more about your options at Explore Colleges & Universities. You also can begin your studies with Sample Transfer Plans as you decide where to transfer.
BHC career students also may consider transferring. We offer planning guides at Transfer from Career Programs.
Major column: Click to view a guide or a college’s major planning page. While there isn’t a Planning Guide for every possible major, you can see all majors offered by our transfer partners (click the school name in the University/College column). Then work with your advisor to create an educational plan to follow.
Online Completion Available column: “X” indicates the major can be completed online after transfer. Many of these majors are also taught face-to-face. For guidance on choosing an online transfer program, refer to the Online Degree Guide (PDF).
AGREEMENTS & SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Agreements and Special Programs: Click on “View info” for basic benefits and qualifications, then open the program link for how to participate!
Our transfer partners offer many additional scholarship opportunities so be sure to visit Explore Colleges and Universities, too.
University/College column: Click a school’s name to reach their transfer admission website.
|University/College||Agreements & Special Programs|
Augustana POSSIBLE Financial aid program that meets 100% of demonstrated financial need toward direct costs of tuition, fees, housing and meals for qualifying newly enrolled students.
Augustana NEXT Dual Admission Articulation Agreement Early access to Augustana advisors, faculty, campus facilities and events.
|Columbia College Chicago||
Guaranteed Transfer Admission Program & Scholarship Guaranteed admission to Columbia’s Bachelor of Arts degree programs.
|Eastern Illinois University||
Panther Pledge Guaranteed admission program to the university to complete a bachelor’s degree after earning an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree (choice of major not guaranteed).
|Illinois public universities||
Full funding for tuition and fees. The AIM HIGH Scholarship program is a pilot program by the State of Illinois to encourage Illinois students to attend an in-state university, improve college affordability, and reduce student loan debt. Awards fill the gap between cost and other financial aid sources.
|Illinois State University||
Redbird Promise Guaranteed admission program to the university to complete a bachelor’s degree after earning an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree (choice of major not guaranteed).
|Iowa State University||
Community College Partnership Successful completion of an Associate in Arts degree allows students to transfer with junior status, having met all first-year and sophomore-level general education requirements for programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and Ivy College of Business.
Biology Transitions Program A grant up to $10,000 for three years to complete a major in the Department of Biology. Must first be accepted for admission to the university.
|National Louis University||
Articulation Agreement For the AAS and AA degrees approved in the agreement, NLU guarantees admission to a related bachelor degree program.
Community College Partner Program Full-time Black Hawk College employees are eligible for a 15% discount for NLU programs. Some program exceptions may apply.
Direct to Success Program & Scholarship A career-focused, affordable and supportive bachelor’s degree pathway for community college transfer students. A scholarship equal to 25% of total tuition.
Community Heroes Scholarship Valued at 15% of total tuition* applicable to undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
*For military students, tuition rates vary based on program.
|Northern Illinois University||
Guaranteed Admission Agreement Guaranteed admission to the university to complete a bachelor’s degree (choice of major not guaranteed). Receive NIU academic advising prior to transfer.
|Palmer College of Chiropractic||
Chiropractic Articulation Agreement (PDF) Follow the AS degree curriculum in the agreement to complete the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in General Science (B.S.G.S.).
|St. Ambrose University||
Articulation Agreement (PDF) A completed Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree and 2.0 GPA satisfy the majority of SAU general education requirements.
Black Hawk Scholarship Up to $20,000 per year of undergraduate studies at SAU. For students transferring directly from BHC to SAU.
Dual Admission Program & Scholarship Access to transfer advising and early transfer admission orientation programs. Receive a St. Ambrose student ID allowing access to SAU activities, clubs, events, and facilities. Eligible for a $1,000 scholarship when full-time studies begin at SAU.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (PDF) Guaranteed admission to the university to complete a bachelor’s degree (choice of major not guaranteed).
|Southern Illinois University Carbondale||
Saluki Step Ahead Online Program and Scholarship (SSAOP) Upon meeting SIUC’s transfer admission requirements, automatic admission to the university and to specific 100% online completion majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Criminology, and Healthcare Management.
|Trinity Christian College||
Guaranteed Admission Partnership & Scholarship (PDF) Guaranteed admission to the university to complete a bachelor’s degree (choice of major not guaranteed).
|University of Illinois System
University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)
University of Illinois Springfield (UIS)
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Transfer Guarantee Guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois location of student’s choice, though not to a specific college or major.
|University of Illinois Chicago||
Nursing: RN to BSN / Dual Admission Pathway Dual admission pathways are available for current high school students, current BHC Associate Degree Nursing students, and working RNs. The BSN completion program is 100% online with support services available locally in Moline.
|University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign||
Transfer Admission Agreement – College of ACES (Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Guaranteed admission to UIUC and the Colleges of ACES (specific majors not guaranteed).
|University of Iowa||
Articulation Agreement Letter (PDF) A completed Associate in Arts degree meets all general education requirements for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Education, Tippie College of Business, and University College. Students still must meet the respective college’s World Language requirement, and Diversity and Inclusion requirement.
|University of Wisconsin – Platteville||
Tuition Advantage Provides a discount on out-of-state tuition for eligible new freshmen and transfer students from Illinois and Iowa. It is offered only at the UW-Platteville campus and also does not apply to students in fully online programs. This scholarship is guaranteed for students who meet eligibility criteria and requires no additional application.
|Western Illinois University||
Transfer Commitment Scholarship $2,500 per year awarded to eligible transfer students (Macomb, QC or online).
NOTE: Black Hawk College presents the information above as a service for our students and every effort is made to keep current. Students should confirm program availability, benefits and requirements with the transfer school.