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Bridge to Bachelor's Degree Program

Your Guaranteed Pathway to a Four-Year Degree in Colorado 

CNCC's Bridge to Bachelor's Degree Program ensures new, first-time students attending CNCC are guaranteed admission to a participating four-year college or university upon completion of an Associate degree. 


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Save an average of $10,000 by starting your degree at CNCC! 


Benefits to Students

CNCC students who participate in Bridge to Bachelor's Degree program will have access to:

  • Personalized student advising and guidance to ensure credits and administrative supports are in place to easily transfer to a desired four-year program.
  • Scholarship opportunities to make degrees from a four-year institution more attainable and affordable.
  • A no-hassle transfer process between participating two-year and four-year programs, ensuring a smooth transition.


University Partners

The Bridge to Bachelor's Degree program is made possible through collaborative agreements between CNCC and select four-year universities. Thanks to these creative partnerships, more Colorado students will be able to attend college and complete their four-year degree.

Ensure your admission to:

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How to Apply

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For new, first time students at CNCC

  1. Indicate that you want to participate in the Bridge to Bachelor's Degree program when filling out your CNCC admissions application.
  2. Review with your advisor to make sure your intended degree and program are eligible.

CNCC accepts anyone who applies; entrance exams (ACT, SAT, etc.) are not required for admission to the college or to participate in this program.


For existing CNCC students in their first semester:

  1. You can still apply by contacting your advisor and expressing interest in signing up for the Bridge to Bachelor's Degree program.

Requirements to Transfer

A first-time CNCC student must:

  • Opt-in to the program at the start of your Associate degree program, or within the first semester. 
  • Maintain a 2.0 minimum GPA
  • Complete any Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) Degree
  • That's it!

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Frequently Asked Questions


 For more information contact:

 Rangely Vice President of Student Services 
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Phone: (970) 675-3213     

Advising & Retention Specialist
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(970) 824-1103     



About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,600 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.