Doubling down on efforts to attract more transfer students, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announced Tuesday that it has reached broad transfer agreements with the region’s four technical colleges.

Different than existing transfer arrangements, the new agreements reached with Milwaukee Area Technical CollegeWaukesha County Technical CollegeGateway Technical College in Kenosha and Racine Counties, and Moraine Park Technical College in Washington, Fond du Lac and Dodge counties, essentially guarantee admission to UWM to associate degree graduates from the schools, allowing them to begin their journey towards a bachelor’s degree with 60 credits under their belt.

Beginning in summer 2024, students with an associate degree and at least a 2.0 grade point average from one of the participating technical colleges are guaranteed UWM admission as a bachelor’s degree-seeking student. While some UWM degree programs, such as engineering, have additional admissions requirements, admissions staff said Tuesday that students interested in pursuing degrees in those schools will be able to work with advisors early on in the process to ensure they fulfill those requirements before or after they are accepted as a UWM student.

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