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Welcome to the Power of 2!

Enrolling at Manchester Community College is the first step toward earning two degrees through the New Hampshire Dual Admission Program. You now have a seamless academic pathway from the New Hampshire Community Colleges and one of the four members of the University System of New Hampshire (University of New Hampshire, Keene State, Plymouth State and Granite State). Complete your associate degree at MCC before transitioning to one of the members of the University System of New Hampshire to complete your bachelor's degree.

While working toward your associate degree and bachelor's degree at the same time, you will receive special academic advising and enjoy campus activities at two colleges.

Start at MCC and earn admission to one of these colleges:

University of New HampshirePlymouth State UniversityGranite State CollegeKeene State College

Here's how you get started:


Apply to MCC and indicate on the application that you would like to enroll in the Dual Admission Program.


Once accepted, complete the Accuplacer Placement Test and meet with an advisor.


Sign a Dual Admission Program agreement outlining the program requirements.


Additional Information

  • Admission to the University System of New Hampshire is guaranteed by maintaining a 2.5 grade point average and earning your associate degree, while remaining in good standing. Only courses in which you earn a "C" or better will transfer. It is important to talk to an academic advisor as you plan your courses.
  • Admission to majors in USNH colleges is dependent upon meeting major specific requirements. Additional partnership programs have been established with the University System of New Hampshire to guarantee transfer into specific programs.
  • The Dual Admission program is best suited for students in the specific degree programs with established dual admission agreements (such as the ones listed below).

Available Pathways

Granite State College
Keene State College
Plymouth State University
UNH Manchester

(AA) - Associate of Arts
(AAS) - Associate of Applied Science
(AS) - Associate of Science
(BA) - Bachelor of Arts
(BS) - Bachelor of Science
(BSN) - Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Contact the Office of Admissions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (603) 206-8100 for additional details.

* Other programs available at other area colleges. Programs subject to change.