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Transfer Information

The Transfer Center is designed to assist BCTC students with transfer to a four-year institution

Schedule an appointment with a Transfer Advisor who can help you develop a plan to transfer to a four-year institution.

Monday-Thursday 8 A.M to 5 P.M. and Friday 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Cooper Campus, Oswald Building Room 118

Newtown Campus, Classroom Building Room 012 (downstairs)

(859) 246-4620

Web Contact Form

Most Kentucky institutions offer great transfer scholarships to BCTC students. Scholarship information is subject to change and typically the scholarships/awards are based on merit, GPA, or other distinguishing factors. To find out more about scholarships please ask your transfer advisor or visit the transfer institutions website for the details.

Transcripts are processed through the Registrar’s office. Please visit our transcript request page for more information.

Look up how your credits will transfer to other institutions through our TES database.


BCTCblue+ is a dual enrollment partnership between Bluegrass Community and Technical College and the University of Kentucky. The program is designed for BCTC students who intend to complete an Associate in Arts or Science degree (AA or AS) and then transfer to UK.

Students enrolled in this program are eligible to take up to 12 credit hours (or four courses) of pre-major and major coursework at UK while pursuing an AA or AS degree at BCTC. BCTCblue+ students pay the BCTC tuition rate for the allotted 12 credit hours of UK courses.


For submitting an application to take classes at UK through the Blue+ program for the Fall 2018 semester is March 1, 2018.

The deadline to meet in person with an transfer advisor is April 1, 2018 to participate in Blue + program for Fall Semester.


BCTC UK Pathway to Transfer Guides

Pathway guides provide suggested sequences of coursework that will satisfy the requirements for an AA or AS degree at BCTC and that are well-suited for completing more than 50 UK undergraduate majors in approximately two to three years after earning the AA or AS degree.

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the program is based on the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at BCTC
  • Enrolled in an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree program
  • Plan to transfer to UK
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA at BCTC
  • Must have at least 12 earned credits hours.
  • Cannot have earned an AA, AS, Bachelor s, or graduate degree.

Applying for BCTCblue+

Meet with your BCTC Academic Advisor each semester.

  • Meet regularly with the UK Transfer Advisor.
  • Maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Earn your AA or AS degree.
  • Apply and transfer to UK.

Click on the following logos to visit each school's web site and find out more information about transferring. Click on the 'FAQ' links to download PDF files with answers to some commonly asked questions about transferring.


Asbury College


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Brescia University Logo



Eastern Kentucky University Logo


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