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Application Deadlines

  • Spring 2018: December 31, 2017
  • Fall 2018: March 1 (priority date), May 1 (regular admission), Rolling admission thereafter.  
  • Fall 2018 Nursing Deadline: February 1, 2018 

We encourage you to apply early in the semester prior to your planned ESU enrollment.

Dual Admission (Overview)

East Stroudsburg University has established Dual Admission agreements designed to ensure seamless enrollment from an associate degree program at one of our partnered community colleges into a parallel bachelor's degree program at East Stroudsburg University.

ESU currently maintains Dual Admission Agreements with the following community college partners.

Bucks County Community College
Brookdale Community College
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Luzerne County Community College
Montgomery County Community College
Northampton Community College

Benefits of Dual Admission

  • Guaranteed admission to ESU in a parallel bachelor's degree program with third year (junior) status on the condition that you meet the GPA and/or course prerequisite requirements of your intended ESU degree program and that the degree program is not at enrollment capacity.
  • Waived ESU Application Fee.
  • An affordable education.
  • Earn your associate and bachelor's degrees from two regionally accredited institutions.

Eligibility

  • Complete the "Dual Admission Intent" form before completing 30 college credits.
  • You plan to earn an associate degree prior to transferring to ESU.
  • Graduate with your associate degree with a minimum 2.00 GPA. If applying to any specialized degree program, you are required to meet the minimum GPA and prerequisites for that degree program.
  • Enroll at ESU within one year of completing your associate degree, unless delayed by lack of capacity at ESU.
  • Do not attend another college or university as a degree seeking student between the time of community college graduation and enrollment at ESU.

Brookdale Community College

The Brookdale CC to ESU Dual Admission program is design to ensure seamless enrollment from Brookdale CC to ESU in the following STEM undergraduate degree programs. 

Chemistry (AS) to Chemistry (BA/BS) Chemistry (AS) to Chemical Biotechnology (BS)
Environmental Science (AS) to Environmental Science (BS) Mathematics (AS) to Mathematics (BA/BS) 
Physics (AS) to Physics (BA/BS)   



How to Enroll

  1. Contact the Brookdale CC Advising Department located on the 2nd floor of the CAR building (Center for Admissions, Registration and Records) at the Lincroft campus for additional information and advising. You may also reach out to an ESU Transfer Admission Counselor.

What to Expect

  1. ESU Transfer Admission will communicate additional program details to you via the email address that you provided.

Bucks County Community College (BCCC)

The Bucks CCC to ESU Dual Admission program is design to ensure seamless enrollment from Bucks CCC into any of ESU's undergraduate degree programs (excluding Communicative Disorders and Nursing). 

How to Enroll

  1. Complete the Bucks to ESU Dual Admission Intent form available at the Bucks Advising & Transfer Center, Room 60 Rollins Center; or transfer@bucks.edu. You may also reach out to an ESU Transfer Admission Counselor.

What to Expect

  1. ESU Transfer Admission will communicate additional program details to you via the email address that you provided.

Lehigh Carbon Community College

The Lehigh CCC to ESU Dual Admission program is design to ensure seamless enrollment from LCCC into any of ESU's undergraduate degree programs. (Certain degree programs are competitive, and may have limited enrollment capacities).

How to Enroll

  1. Complete the Lehigh CCC to ESU Dual Admission Intent form available at the LCCC Academic Advising Services Office, SSC 124. You may also reach out to an ESU Transfer Admission Counselor.

What to Expect

  1. ESU Transfer Admission will communicate additional program details to you via the email address that you provided.

Luzrene County Community College (LCCC)

The LCCC to ESU Dual Admission program is designed to ensure seamless enrollment from LCCC to ESU in the following academic programs.

Accounting (AS) to Business Management (BS) Biology (AS) to Biology (BA)
Business Admin. (AS) to Business Management (BS) Chemistry (AS) to Chemistry (BA)
Computer Inform Systems (AS) to Computer Security) (BS) Computer Science (AS) to Computer Science (BS)
Criminal Justice (AAS) to Criminal Justice (BS) English (AAS) to English (BA)
History (AS) to History (BA) Human Services (AAS) to Health Service Admin. (BS)
Human Services (AAS) to Social Work (BS) Mathematics (AS) to Mathematics (BS)
Psychology (AS) to Psychology (BS) Social Work (AS) to Social Work (BS)
Sociology (AS) to Sociology (BA)  


How to Enroll

  1. Complete the LCCC to ESU Dual Admission Intent form prior to completing 30 college credits. Contact your LCCC academic adviser, or call LCCC Academic Advising at (570) 740-0451 or (570) 740-0461. You may also reach out to an ESU Transfer Admission Counselor.

What to Expect

  1. ESU Transfer Admission will communicate additional program details to you via the email address that you provided.

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC)

The MC3 to ESU Dual Admission program is designed to ensure seamless enrollment from MC3 into a parallel undergraduate Bachelor's degree program at ESU. (Certain degree programs are competitive admission and may have limited enrollment capacities).

How to Enroll

  1. Complete the MC3 to ESU Dual Admission Intent form available at the MC3 Advising & Transfer Office, or you may also contact an ESU Transfer Admission Counselor.
  2. The Dual Admission Intent form must be completed and returned to your MC3 Transfer Adviser.

What to Expect

  1. ESU Transfer Admission will communicate additional program details to you via the email address that you provided.

Northampton Community College (NCC)

The NCC to ESU Dual Admission program is designed to ensure seamless enrollment from NCC into a parallel undergraduate Bachelor's degree program at ESU. (Certain degree programs are competitive, and may have limited enrollment capacities).

How to Enroll

  1. Complete the NCC to ESU Dual Admission Intent form available at the NCC Advising & Transfer Office in College Center, 341 or you may also reach out to an ESU Transfer Admission Counselor.
  2. The Dual Admission Intent form must be completed and returned to your NCC Transfer Adviser.

What to Expect

  1. ESU Transfer Admission will communicate additional program details to you via the email address that you provided.

Contact Us and Receive Support

Reibman Administration Building
(570) 422-3542
(570) 422-3933 (Fax)
(877) 230-5547 (Toll-free)

Transfer Admissions Counselors

Associate Director
Transfer Admissions

Walt Lukow
wlukow@esu.edu
(570) 422-3110
Contact for transfer students with last name initial of L-Z
Assistant Director
Transfer Admissions

Nina Atanesian
natanesian@esu.edu
(570) 422-3149
Contact for transfer students with last name initial of A-K
Assistant Director
Accelerated Degree Completion Programs

Millie Román-Buday
mroman@esu.edu
(610) 419-2516
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