Apply as a Bridge to Bachelor's student

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Start your journey at a Colorado community college, and finish at FLC with a bachelor’s degree. All in four years. You’ll be assigned an FLC advisor when you start at your community college to make sure the courses you take in the first two years will transfer toward the credits you need to graduate at FLC in your second two years.


This program is available to anyone starting their associate degree at any Colorado community college as a first time first-year student.

Get started

Find more information below, get curious about student life and academics at FLC, and most importantly, talk with your advisor at your community college about your interest in being in the Bridge to Bachelor's program.

Step by step

Students walking on campusFor some students, the path to a bachelor’s degree begins with an associate degree. Bridge to Bachelor's means your FLC application fee is waived, and you get:

  • Personalized advising and guidance to ensure you have the all the proper credits you need
  • Scholarship opportunities for an affordable education
  • A no-hassle transfer process between your community college and FLC.


Enroll in a Colorado community college

Talk with your advisor about Bridge to Bachelor's. Check in monthly with your FLC advisor. Earn your Associate degree.

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As you're finishing your associate degree, apply to FLC as a transfer student. We’ll waive your application fee. Check which courses transfer for credit at FLC using the Transfer Guides. Consider attending an FLC event in Denver, or come visit our campus in Durango.

Check course transfer guides

Finish at FLC

You’ll need to declare a major when you apply to FLC, since you’ll be starting as a junior. Once you’re here, take advantage of our small classes and opportunities for personalized study and faculty mentorship.

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Within reach

Earning a bachelor's degree is no small feat. Between the cost and the challenge, sometimes it can seem unattainable. Bridge to Bachelor's can help put it within reach.

Student success

Whether you're the first in your family to go college, struggle to make ends meet, or face barriers to traditional education, your success is our goal.

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The money question

For most people, paying for college is a patchwork of federal assistance, scholarships, and some out-of-pocket expenses. Find out more about how you can finance school.

Paying for college

Graduate from your community college with 3.0 GPA and you could receive $2000. The scholarship is even higher with a 3.5 GPA. Additional scholarships are available, too.

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