CCRI to Providence College—Guaranteed

CCRI students have tremendous incentives for earning their bachelor’s degree at PC

The Guaranteed Admission and Tuition Agreement (GATA) program unlocks many benefits for students currently enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI). The GATA program makes it convenient to transfer and enroll in a PC bachelor’s degree program upon graduation from CCRI, and it reduces the cost of a PC degree to well below the tuition of a state school.



Guaranteed acceptance to PC


Tuition discount for a cost of only $812.04 per three-credit course*


Zero obligation to attend PC should you change your mind

*This reflects tuition cost for the 2022-2023 academic year.


To be eligible for the GATA program, CCRI students must: 

  • Be enrolled in a CCRI program that is transferable to PC (see list of available programs) 
  • To begin the application process, complete Part I of the application
  • Apply to the GATA program before you earn 45 credits at CCRI* 
  • Complete your CCRI associate’s degree within 5 years of your GATA application date 
  • Graduate CCRI with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher 
  • Submit an Intent to Enroll Form during your final semester at CCRI 
  • Enroll at PC’s School of Continuing Education within two years of graduating CCRI 

*includes transfer credit, college credits earned in high school from dual enrollment or enrichment courses, AP, or IB, or from CLEP, or military training

Approved Programs

Review the list of program agreements below. We strongly encourage you to submit your GATA application as early as possible in your CCRI academic career. We also recommend that you consult with a CCRI adviser and a Providence College School of Continuing Education (PCSCE) adviser on course selection each semester you’re at CCRI. 

The tuition discount is good for five years from the date of your enrollment at PCSCE. To remain eligible for the discount, you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and earn a minimum of 12 credits per academic year. 

> View Traditional Transfer Agreements

PC/CCRI Approved GATA Transfer Agreements

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    Watch A Recorded Info Session On-Demand

    Want a better explanation of how it all works? In less than 15 minutes, you’ll learn everything you need to know and how to sign up for the GATA program. Complete this brief form to begin viewing.

    If you do not meet the qualifications for the GATA program, you are still eligible to apply to PC SCE via our standard transfer process.