Save Thousands by Starting at pro

Interested in earning a four-year degree for less? Start at pro where you can earn a two-year degree while saving thousands of dollars. Then choose the four-year college or university you want to transfer to and we’ll help you get there.

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Seamless Transfer Options

pro offers seamless transfer options into numerous degree programs at well-known colleges & universities. This is made possible with Transfer Articulation Agreements. Transfer agreements are partnerships between pro and various four-year institutions that provide an outline of the courses that will transfer toward a specific bachelor’s degree at those colleges and universities.

Transfer Agreement Search

We’ve made it easy to see which colleges have transfer agreements with pro and which programs transfer. To explore all the great options available to you, visit our Transfer Agreement Search webpage.

Transfer Partnerships

Black Bear Advantage

This program allows pro students to co-enroll at the University of Maine at the start of their community college education. Students receive dual advising from both institutions, access to UMaine facilities, an accelerated transfer process, priority registration at UMaine, and a waiver of application fees. Please check back for detailed information for this new program to be provided soon.

Southern Maine Pathways: The pro to USM Transfer

The pro to USM transfer is a smooth and simple path. The two schools have partnered on everything from student housing to streamlined transfer agreements. To view more information

University of Maine Farmington’s Off-Campus Program

UMF and pro have partnered to make earning a bachelor’s degree easier than ever. Get started by earning your associate degree at pro in Early Childhood Education and/or Education and continue on to earn your bachelor’s degree from UMF on the same South Portland campus. If you have earned an associate degree or equivalent at another institution you may also be eligible to enroll. To learn more, visit our UMF Off-Campus Program webpage.

Vassar College’s Exploring Transfer Program

The Exploring Transfer (ET) program at Vassar College is designed for community college students interested in continuing their education at a competitive four-year college. This program is offered during the summer and is co-taught by Vassar and community college professors. Students who apply and are accepted will receive a scholarship that covers tuition, room, board, books, supplies, and a travel stipend. To learn more, visit our Vassar College’s Exploring Transfer webpage.

Additional Transfer Opportunities

While some students choose to attend pro, graduate and transfer using a transfer articulation agreement, others simply choose to take a few classes that can easily transfer somewhere else. pro students have transferred credits and completed their four-year degrees at over 50 leading institutions.

Transfer to the University of Maine System

It’s easier than ever to start at pro and finish your degree at one of Maine’s public universities. There are opportunities for guaranteed admission and advanced standing. It’s affordable and we work closely with the University of Maine System to offer many helpful resources to ease the transfer process, including:

  • An online guide to help you determine which of your courses and credits will transfer.
  • Transfer advisors at each of the University of Maine campuses.
  • A block transfer agreement that makes it possible for students in Associate in Arts programs to transfer up to 35 credits of general education requirements to any one of the 15 institutions within the Maine community college and University of Maine systems.