Begin working on your major at Lake Superior College, then seamlessly transfer to a university to complete your bachelor’s degree

How Minnesota State Transfer Pathways Work

Lake Superior College offers associate degrees guaranteed to transfer to all seven Minnesota State universities. Complete a Transfer Pathway associate degree program at Lake Superior College and you will be guaranteed junior status at any of the seven Minnesota State universities.* All of your 60 college credits from Lake Superior College will count toward your related bachelor’s degree.

*Art, Communication, Economics and Exercise Science Transfer Pathways transfer to designated degree programs at most Minnesota State universities.

What are Minnesota State Transfer Pathways?

Save time and money as you work towards graduation. Minnesota State Transfer Pathways are designed so you can complete a specific associate degree at Lake Superior College and transfer to a Minnesota State university to earn a bachelor’s degree without losing credits or having to take extra courses.

Lake Superior College’s Minnesota State Transfer Pathways degrees include:

60 credit–Associate of Arts degrees

60 credit–Associate of Science degrees

60 credit–Associate of Fine Art degrees

Art

Leonardo De Faria Almeida, A.A Degree Student

“I chose LSC because of the reasonable tuition, the soccer program, and I wanted to try a little bit of the snow.” View more
Leonardo De Faria Almeida
A.A. Degree Student

Compare the savings of a Minnesota State Transfer Pathway at LSC

Minnesota State Transfer Pathways are a smart way to complete your bachelor’s degree.

Transfer to Minnesota Private College/University vs.
Minnesota State University

2 years LSC ($10,406) + 2 years MN Private College/University ($82,054)

$92,460

TRANSFER PATHWAY: 2 years LSC ($10,406) + 2 years at Minnesota State University ($16,768)

$27,174

SAVE: $65,286

$65,286

Transfer to University of Minnesota vs.
Minnesota State University

2 years LSC ($10,406) + 2 years University of Minnesota ($26,000)

$36,406

TRANSFER PATHWAY: 2 years LSC ($10,406) + 2 years Minnesota State University ($16,768)

$27,174

SAVE: $9,232

$9,232