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Complete Your Bachelor’s Degree at New England College:
Community College Students Now Enjoy Automatic Acceptance

Students study and relax in newly renovated East Hall Commons

Students study and relax in newly renovated East Hall Commons

You’ve demonstrated the initiative to enroll in a community college. Congratulations! You appreciate the lifelong benefits of a higher education and want to give yourself the best chance for a successful and meaningful career. A bachelor’s degree will position you for that success.

The CC2NEC Program is designed to:

  • provide the certainty of knowing that, if you’ve been accepted at a community college and are in good standing, you are automatically accepted to New England College.
  • offer generous scholarships. If you attend classes full-time at Henniker, tuition could be 50% less.
  • allow students to transfer up to 90 credits, saving you valuable time.
  • allow eligible students direct entry into New England College’s Honor’s program.

In addition, the CC2NEC program offers several tuition scholarships each year to qualified students, ranging from partial to full-tuition awards. To apply:

  • Submit your complete application for admission to New England College by May 15 (for Fall) or December 15 (for Spring).
  • Send in a 500-word essay describing your community college beginnings and goals for the future. Your essay may be submitted within the application, or emailed separately to Please indicate your name and CC2NEC Essay in the subject line.

Welcome to the next step in your journey.

CC2NEC Press Release