Importance of High School Record for Community College Transfer?

Question: Do universities look at what you did in community college more than what you did in high school?

Yes, definitely. If you are applying to transfer to a four-year school from a community college, the admission officials will put far more emphasis on your college record than on your high school record. They will look at both (and, at most universities, they will look at SAT or ACT scores, too) but the classes you took at your community college–and the grades you earned in them–will carry the most weight … far more than your high school achievements (or lack thereof :oops:).


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