NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Indiana University Southeast has signed a transfer agreement with Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC) highlighting a new program called “Crimson Advantage.”
With Crimson Advantage, students who earn an associate’s degree from JCTC automatically apply all 60-64 credits meeting the program’s grade minimum toward a bachelor’s degree from IU Southeast.
IU Southeast applications are free for JCTC students who meet the criteria of Crimson Advantage. Students who reside in Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham, Trimble, Meade, Spencer and Shelby counties are eligible to attend the university at the in-state tuition rate.
“This is an exciting day for IU Southeast and JCTC. Together, we have designed a program that is a win-win for both institutions and both states,” IU Southeast Chancellor Ray Wallace said. “We look forward to working with even more high-caliber JCTC graduates.”
IU Southeast has created automatic transfer pathways for JCTC students in the following areas: Bachelor of Science in Business (traditional and international tracks), Bachelor of Science in Biology (traditional and pre-professional tracks), Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts in English (literature and writing tracks), Bachelor of Science in International Business, Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
“JCTC is where higher education begins, and it is important that our students can seamlessly transition to their next stage of learning,” said Ty Handy, president of Jefferson Community and Technical College. “This partnership provides a pathway to success that will benefit not only our students but the future of our community as well.”