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Neumann University Dual Admissions Agreement
Delaware County Community College and
Neumann University Dual Admissions Agreement
For Traditional Undergraduate Programs
Neumann University welcomes students from Delaware County Community College (DCCC) into our community of learners. At Neumann, graduates from one of DCCC’s Associate degree programs will benefit from a wide variety of educational opportunities that are available through Neumann University’s traditional baccalaureate degree programs as well as from an outstanding faculty who are committed to their academic success. This Dual Admissions Agreement is, therefore, designed to facilitate DCCC students’ ease of transfer into Neumann University. This agreement terminates all the “Dual Admissions Agreements” between Delaware County Community College and Neumann University previously signed.
Under the terms of this Dual Admissions Agreement, as delineated in the following pages, DCCC students who are admitted to either an Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.), or an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program are eligible to participate in this Agreement and, upon graduation from DCCC, be admitted to a specified undergraduate degree program at Neumann University, provided they:
- Complete a Dual Admission Intent to Enroll form as soon as Neumann University becomes an option of consideration for the student, but no later than their last semester at DCCC. Courses with a minimum grade of “C” will be accepted by Neumann University in transfer, including both DCCC courses as well as those from other regionally accredited colleges and universities. The course will come in as either elective, replacement of core requirements, or replacement of major/minor requirements at the discretion of Neumann University.
- Submit a completed Neumann University Application for Admission to the Neumann University Office of Admissions. Contact the transfer counselors at Neumann for advice on the best time to apply and start based on desired degree and educational goals.
- Students who anticipate applying to the Nursing major must have all required official documents submitted to the Neumann University Admissions Office at time of application. The University also requires that:
a. a minimum grade of “C” for all transferred courses,
b. a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5,
c. a minimum cumulative science grade point average of 3.0, the first time a grade is earned in college-level courses in Anatomy & Physiology I & II (BIO 150 and BIO 151), Microbiology (BIO 230), and Chemistry 101 and 102, or 110 and 102.
d. Nursing required courses and GPA could change. Please refer to www.neumann.edu/transfer for the most up to date information.
e. All science courses, including nutrition, and statistics must be taken within five years of application to the Nursing major.
f. For students from a non-English speaking country or for whom English is a second language, the Nursing Program requires an Internet-based TOEFL with a minimum overall score of 84 and a minimum score of 26 on the verbal subtest; the MELAB requires a minimum overall score of 81 with a speaking score of 3.
Please note that any students who do not hold a current RN license or who hold a RN license but are not currently practicing as a professional nurse must meet all requirements described above.
- Graduate from DCCC with either an A.A., A.F.A, A.S., or A.A.S. degree with a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00 (unless otherwise noted) [a maximum of 90 college-level credits can be accepted in transfer].
- Enroll at Neumann University within one year of graduating from DCCC and do not attend another institution between graduation and attendance at Neumann.
- Attend Neumann University on a full-time or part-time basis.
- Satisfy all other Neumann University general admissions and program specific admission requirements, as well as the University’s residency requirement.
- Students who have previously been matriculated at Neumann University are only permitted to apply to Neumann through the Re-Admittance process and are not eligible for this DA transfer agreement.
- Submit high school transcripts and official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended to Neumann University.
For its part, Neumann University will waive any admissions Application Fee, award merit scholarships to traditional students who graduate from DCCC with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher and enroll full-time and provide on-going advising while these students are attending DCCC.
Neumann University will also provide a $3,000 per year Phi Theta Kappa scholarship to all students who are PTK members and enroll at Neumann full time.
In accordance with established Neumann University academic policy, students who apply to Neumann University under the terms of this Agreement are advised that (1) acceptance will still necessitate completion of certain Core Course requirements at Neumann; (2) even though a maximum of 90 credits may be transferred to Neumann, all of those credits may not necessarily apply to a specific Neumann baccalaureate degree program; and, (3) at least 50% of any traditional baccalaureate degree program must be completed at Neumann University.
Applicable Neumann University Traditional Baccalaureate Degree Program Options
The following Neumann University Baccalaureate Degree Program options are available to those DCCC students who opt to participate in this Dual Admissions Agreement. Unless otherwise indicated, acceptance to any of these programs requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00. All programs are only available during the day unless indicated otherwise.
► Arts Production and Performance
► Biology with Clinical Laboratory Science
► Biology with Secondary Education Certification
► Business Administration (Finance, Human Resources, International Business)
► Communication and Digital Media
► Computer Information Systems
► Criminal Justice
► Data Science and Analytics
► Early Elementary/Special Education • Note: For Secondary Education Certification interest, refer to the academic interest for program of student- Biology, English, Mathematics, Political Science
► Educational Studies
► English with Secondary Education Certification
► Health Sciences (Exercise Physiology, Pre-AT; Pre-OT, Pre-PT, Strength & Conditioning; Health Educator)
► Liberal Arts
► Mathematics with Secondary Education Certification
► Nursing (Day and Evening/Weekend (requires a minimum GPA of 2.5 and science GPA 3.0, also see Preface, item #3)
Nursing [RN-BS Track with MS option] (requires a minimum GPA of 2.5, science GPA 3.0 and current RN license) **A completed A.A.S. Degree in Nursing as well as current RN Licensure is also required for admission into this program.
► Political Science
► Political Science with Secondary Education Certification
► Pre-Chiropractic (Biology)
► Pre-Med (Biology)
► Social Work
► Sport Management
Obligations of Neumann University
By signing this Agreement and in accordance with its terms, Neumann University will:
- Attend regularly scheduled “partner” programs at DCCC;
- Facilitate the smooth curricular and co-curricular integration of DCCC graduates to Neumann University by inviting DCCC students to informational/advising meetings with Neumann University faculty and staff on a regular basis at both DCCC and Neumann University;
- Send a Neumann University Letter of Acceptance to all DCCC students who apply for admission, submit all materials, and meet the minimum academic standards for admission. Students must confirm their intention to matriculate at Neumann University by either July 1 st for the Fall Semester or by January 1 st for the Spring Semester [unless otherwise stated on Page 1-2 of this Agreement] as well as satisfy all other stipulated Neumann University admissions requirements. DCCC students who complete and sign the Dual Admissions Intent to Enroll form will be required to follow and satisfy all Neumann University degree requirements, as stated in the current edition of the University’s Undergraduate Catalog, that are in effect at the time of the form’s signing and submission to Neumann University;
- Waive the Application Fee for students who enroll at Neumann University pursuant to the terms of this Agreement;
- Award academic scholarships to all qualified Dual Admissions students who have been admitted to Neumann University as traditional full-time students, pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.* Those students who have earned the following cumulative GPA combining DCCC and any other college credits earned are eligible for the following traditional transfer scholarships:
►Cumulative GPA of 3.50-4.00: $15,000.00
► Cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.499: $14,000.00
► Cumulative GPA of 2.5-2.999: $12,000.00
► Cumulative GPA of 2.0-2.499: $10,000.00
*These scholarships do not apply to those students who choose the accelerated baccalaureate degree completion program options that are sponsored by the Adult and Continuing Education program.
Beginning in 2022-2023 academic year, Neumann University will be awarding one DCCC transfer student a full-tuition scholarship. The potential recipient must have their associate degree completed from DCCC before beginning at Neumann University and enroll full-time. The selection of the scholarship recipient would be the responsibility of DCCC. This scholarship does not cover housing.
Any community college scholarships and grants may be renewed each year contingent upon the student’s satisfying academic progression criteria and a earning a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 at Neumann. Students who submit the FAFSA are also eligible for need-based and other types of financial aid; Scholarships are for 2021-2022 school year and could change yearly. For most up to date scholarship information, refer to www.neumann.edu/scholarships.
- Provide DCCC students with financial aid information and guarantee that they will, upon matriculation at Neumann University, receive full consideration for Neumann University financial aid, in addition to any community college scholarships and grants.
- Ensure that the documents of DCCC graduates who plan to enter Neumann University under the terms of this Agreement are processed in accordance with Neumann University’s established transfer admissions process, including meeting all applicable Neumann University requirements and deadlines pertaining to application for admission, orientation and registration, and payment of tuition and fees. These students will be expected to abide by all current policies and procedures, as well as any revisions thereof that apply to all Neumann University students.
- In conjunction with designated DCCC officials, conduct periodic reviews of course-to-course equivalencies and the applicability of those equivalencies to specific academic programs at DCCC and Neumann University; When courses change at DCCC, Neumann University will be notified and when changes to equivalencies occur, Neumann University will notify DCCC as soon as it is recognized.
- Ensure that DCCC students who matriculate at Neumann University, under the terms of this Agreement, are afforded all of the rights and privileges that are extended to all Neumann University students; and,
- Waive placement test requirements for DCCC graduates who have satisfactorily completed a college-level Mathematics and/or English composition course.
Obligations of Delaware County Community College
By signing this Agreement and in accordance with its terms, Delaware County Community College will:
- Publicize this Agreement to all prospective and current DCCC students in its promotional literature and/or webpages;
- Make special arrangements for Neumann University recruiters and advisers to visit DCCC to meet with current and prospective Dual Admissions students;
- To work with Neumann University on developing additional program-to-program transfer agreements and/or guides that specify for DCCC transfer students the courses that satisfy major requirements for Neumann University’s undergraduate degree programs.
- Provide the Registrar at Neumann University with current DCCC catalogs as well as any curricular additions and/or deletions that occur throughout the academic year; and,
- Arrange for meetings, as needed, between Neumann University Deans and faculty with their counterparts at DCCC.
Joint Obligations of both Neumann University and Delaware County Community College
By signing this Agreement and in accordance with its terms, both Neumann University and Delaware County Community College will:
- Consult with each other through appropriate channels and through designated individuals prior to implementing any changes in policy or curricula that directly affect students transferring to Neumann University under the terms of this Agreement, and to keep each other informed of any other changes of policy or curricula that affect those students;
- Review this Agreement annually and make any changes, as needed and upon mutual agreement, that will become effective when DCCC and Neumann University sign the revised document;
- Collaborate in providing students with information about this Agreement and appropriate academic advising pertaining to Neumann University’s academic requirements as well as the process of transitioning to Neumann University;
- Jointly agree to develop and implement advertising and promotional efforts to communicate the benefits of this Dual Admission Agreement;
- Designate a representative or representatives who will coordinate and monitor the Dual Admission Agreement between the two institutions;
- Facilitate and support consultation and collaboration between and among the faculty at both institutions as such interaction relates to this Agreement, General Education/Core requirements, degree requirements, and other academic matters that pertain to the maintenance of student satisfactory academic progress;
- Through the Offices of Institutional Research and other designated offices at both institutions, exchange data and documents annually that will contribute to the maintenance and improvement of this Dual Admission Agreement, enhance the transfer process of DCCC graduates to Neumann University, and promote effective cooperation between both institutions; and,
- Pertaining to Item #7, agree that the exchange of student data and related information can occur only after appropriate permission has been obtained from the students, as indicated by the student’s signature on both the Dual Admission Intent to Enroll form and Neumann University Student Information Release form, the latter of which must be completed and signed after matriculation at Neumann University.
- Work together to develop Program to Program Agreements and Course Guides. Regularly review these pathways as course offerings, programs, and degree requirements change from one academic year to the next.
Revision, Renewal, and Termination of this Agreement
Neumann University’s Vice President Enrollment Management and Marketing and DCCC’s Transfer Office, or their designates, are responsible for identifying and communicating to each other changes in the policies and/or requirements of their respective institutions that affect this Agreement.
This Agreement will be in effect, as of the date of its signing, for students entering Neumann University’s 2022 Fall Semester and thereafter. It is understood that this Agreement will be reviewed annually by the appropriate parties at each institution, as designated by the officers listed below, and will be renewed automatically until superseded by either a new Agreement or formal termination.
Either institution may terminate this Agreement at any time by written notice of at least one year in advance of the effective date of termination. Should this Agreement be ended, the termination will not apply to students already accepted to Neumann University under the terms of the Agreement.
The willingness of both institutions to enter into this Agreement in order to facilitate the transfer of students from DCCC to Neumann University and to expand their opportunities for academic success is indicated by the following signatures. The undersigned representatives of the parties, DCCC and Neumann University, have executed this Agreement effective the ___ day of May in the Year 2022:
Signatures on File in the Transfer Office