University of Pikeville


Transfer Studentspage
Specific info if you're transferring fromKCTCS
includes a course equivalency guide and KCTCS transfer checksheets for several majors
Checksheetsfor all UPike majors/minors

KCTCS-UPike transfer agreement -December 2012
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The document is 50 pages long, so here's an index:




General terms of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)


AAS Criminal Justice to BA or BS Criminal Justice


AAS Human Services to BA or BS Social Work


AA or AS to BS Biology


AA or AS to BS Business Administration


AA or AS to BA or BS in Communication


AA or AS to BA or BS in Elementary Education


AA or AS to BA or BS in English


AA or AS to BA or BS in Middle Grades Education


AA or AS to BA or BS in Psychology


AA or AS to BA or BS in Religion


Addendum to the MOA - Joint Admission/Joint Enrollment Program

Nursing (Associate Degree)

Nursing RN to BSN

  • Website
  • General education courses for the RN-to-BSN program with KCTCS equivalents -checksheet


  • Elementary, Middle Grades, and Secondary
  • Website
  • The Teacher Education Program (TEP) is a competitive, selective admission program.
  • For TEP admission information, consult thecatalog.
    • In the 2012-2013 catalog, see pp. 65-69
  • Please note that you need to transfer to UPike and complete 12 semester hours at UPike before applying to TEP.
  • General Education requirements for Secondary Education majors -PDF
    • Academic component requirements for Secondary Social Studies Education -PDF

(Extension Campus Model ending--new model forthcoming, TBA)

Financial aid facts for transfer to UPike

You can get academic scholarships as a transfer student!Info sheet

  • Scholarship Guidelines2013-2014
  • read the explanatory notes carefully

They participate in the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship(K4C$)

  • This is a pilot program for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014
  • HB 210(2013) failed in the legislature, so the program is not currently extended past 2013-2014.

Pikeville Promise- if you apply for admissions and financial aid by Feb. 15 and have maximum eligibility for the Pell grant (EFC=0), the Pikeville Promise will top up your financial aid package to ensure that tuition is covered. This is a terrific deal but requires early action. It is available to transfer students.

Phi Theta Kappascholarship

Apply for Admission
For a main campus program or an extension campus program

KCTCS Transfer Admission Counselor at UPike

Haylee Combs
Tel.(606) 218-5292
Cell(606) 794-3928

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