Borough of Manhattan Community College

Marymount Manhattan College will guarantee admission for full-time students that complete specific Associate Degree programs including Writing and Literature, Human Services, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Literal Arts, Theatre, and Science at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Students will be required to have a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA by the start of their final semester of their associate program (or final evaluation will be reviewed at the culmination of the associate degree in the hope that the student will reach a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater.)  Students will receive 60 credits to transfer to Marymount Manhattan College for all coursework completed at Borough of Manhattan Community College as long as they receive final grades of “A” “B” or “C” (C- also accepted.) Students who complete their associate program with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater will receive the $2000 per year Articulation Grant.  This grant would be for fall and spring semesters only, and for a maximum of three years with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required for renewal.  

For students who take advantage of the guaranteed admission agreement, Marymount Manhattan College will waive our lower level course requirements of the general education curriculum (24 out of 42 credits will be waived). This would include courses in Math and Writing (English). All students will also transfer into Marymount Manhattan College with junior class standing.  However, all incoming students using this agreement will be required (in their first semester) to take a six week Transfer Community Workshop course which is meant to assist them in acclimating to college life at Marymount Manhattan College.  It should also be noted that for certain majors, this agreement does not automatically guarantee degree conferral within two years.    

For students who transfer into the B.S. Biology or B.A. Biology, it may take a maximum of three years to complete the program because courses are offered in a fall to spring sequence. At the time the student transfers, if the course she/he needs next (after completing the associate degree) is not being offered right away, the student’s expected date of graduation may be delayed.  For students transferring into the B.A. Theatre Arts or B.F.A. Acting program, three years is their expected amount of time for graduation due to the demanding course load within the programs.    The expected date of graduation for each program is provided below. For further clarification on this, students may always contact one of the transfer admission representatives in the office of admission by calling 212-517-0430, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Listed below are programs included in the guaranteed admission agreement between Marymount Manhattan College and Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY.  Students should continue in the same or similar program at Marymount Manhattan College or they do run the risk of nullifying the agreement.  Prior to submitting a transfer application to Marymount Manhattan College, students should meet with transfer advisement representatives at Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY and admission representatives at Marymount Manhattan College to be sure they are on the path to being permitted to take advantage of the guaranteed admission agreement.

*All degree programs below can be completed within 60 credits, providing that the following MMC Graduation requirements are met:

  • 120 credits (minimum)
  • 30 credits at the 300/400 level (at least 3 credits at 400 level)
  • 2.0 overall GPA (minimum)
  • All General Education Requirements
  • All Major Requirements
  • All Minor Requirements (if applicable)
  • The requisite Liberal Arts Credit Requirement
  • At least 12 MMC credits in your major

*Please click on the MMC major to view the requirements associated with the comparable program at BMCC.







A.A. Writing and Literature

B.A. English and World Literatures

2 years*

A.S. Human Services

B.A. Sociology

2 years*

A.A. Business Administration

B.A. or B.S. Business

2 years*

A.A. Communication Studies

B.A. Communication Arts

2 years*

A.A. Liberal Arts

Liberal Studies Program

2 years (If the student ends up selecting Acting, Theatre Arts, Dance, Biology,   or Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, it could take up to 3 year to   complete their degree.)

A.S. Theatre

B.A. Theatre Arts or B.F.A. Acting

Maximum of 3 years

A.S. Science

B.A. Biology, B.S. Biology or B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Maximum of 3 years