Oct. 16, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and the University of Illinois Springfield-Peoria Center have partnered to offer students a new transfer option for students studying accounting and business administration. Administrators from both schools will have a ceremony to formally announce the partnership at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Carl Sandburg College Board Room, Room E200, on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Under the agreement, students who graduate from Sandburg with their associate degree could make a seamless transfer to the UIS-Peoria Center to complete their bachelor’s in accounting or business administration in just two more years.
Tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year at UIS-Peoria Center for full-time students taking 12 credit hours would cost $9,178, and that rate would be locked in for three years. Also, students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and have at least a 3.75 grade point average will receive a grant of $5,000 per year.
Carl Sandburg College serves more than 3,400 students throughout three locations in west-central Illinois, offers seven university transfer programs, 16 associate in applied science programs, 18 certificate programs, six advanced certificate programs and was selected as the top community college its size in the country for digital technology. For more information about Carl Sandburg College, visit www.sandburg.edu.