“Aside from tuition costs, there are many other benefits of attending a community college before transferring to a four-year university. Both recent high school graduates and returning adult students may find community college to be the best fit for reaching their educational goals.”
If you transferred from a community college, you’re not alone! Many students are making the decision to attend community college before attending a four-year university. Understanding the benefits of attending a community college can help you to best leverage this experience now that you’re at UMass, and communicate these benefits to your network, including potential employers who may be curious to hear about your academic journey.