Georgian Court University

Brookdale and Georgian Court University (GCU) partner in the Dual Admissions Program which provides simultaneous admittance to both Brookdale and Georgian Court and entrance to Georgian Court’s bachelor’s degree programs. You must apply for the Dual Admissions Program by your last semester at Brookdale Community College to be eligible. Students who have graduated from Brookdale will need to apply for admission to GCU through a traditional transfer application.

Currently, upon earning an associate degree from Brookdale and meeting specified admission requirements, students can transfer seamlessly to GCU and take GCU courses at Brookdale’s Hazlet location or at the Georgian Court campus in Lakewood.

Students transferring to Georgian Court campus in Lakewood are eligible for the Guaranteed Admissions Initiative which offers Brookdale graduates guaranteed admission to all academic programs offered at Georgian Court University’s Lakewood campus and a guaranteed tuition discount as high as 52 percent of the tuition rate in effect upon enrolling at Georgian Court University. Students must enroll full-time at Georgian Court. The tuition discount is determined by grade point average. Students transferring to the Georgian Court University programs offered through Brookdale’s University Partnerships program receive flat rate discounted tuition.

The tuition discount by grade point average for the Guaranteed Admissions Initiative is applied to GCU’s annual tuition rates, which are typically published each spring.

GPA Percentage Discount
3.75-4.00 52%
3.5-3.74 45%
3.0-3.49 37%
2.5-2.99 30%
2.0-2.49 20%

Georgian Court Dual Admissions Program

The Dual Admission Application and Release form are linked below.

IMPORTANT: You must graduate from Brookdale Community College with your Associate’s Degree to be eligible to enroll in a 3+1 or 2+2 program. 3+1 programs only allow Fall semester starts. You will need to apply for the 3+1 Program by August 1st to be considered.

Please email your completed application to transfer@brookdalecc.edu. If you have questions, please contact Transfer Resources/Articulation  at  732-224-2385 or transfer@brookdalecc.edu.

GCU Dual Admission Application & Release Form (Writeable PDF)


2+2 Bachelor Degree Pathways offered in Hazlet

2+2 = 2 years at Brookdale (Lincroft/Hazlet) to earn an Associate Degree + 2 years at Georgian Court (Hazlet) to earn a Bachelor’s Degree.

3+1 Bachelor Degree Pathways offered  in Hazlet

3+1 = 3 years at Brookdale (Lincroft/Hazlet) to earn an Associate Degree and earn 1 year of credit toward a Bachelor’s Degree + 1 year at Georgian Court (Hazlet) to complete the Bachelor’s Degree.

3+1 Bachelor Degree Pathways offered  in Lakewood

3+1 = 3 years at Brookdale (Lincroft/Hazlet) to earn an Associate Degree and earn 1 year of credit toward a Bachelor’s Degree + 1 year at Georgian Court (Lakewood) to complete the Bachelor’s Degree.

2+2 Bachelor Pathways Offered at Lakewood Campus

*Please be advised that students who are pursuing a double-major (including all education majors) will require additional Brookdale course work beyond the Associate degree. Education programs usually require an additional year of GCU coursework beyond the 2+2 or 3+1 timeframe.

Dual Admissions Program Recommended Pathways

*Note: Transfer Guides should be used for informational purposes only. Official information should be sought out from your potential transfer institutions. Final decisions on transfer credits are made solely by your chosen transfer institution. You can also check www.NJTransfer.org for the most up to date transfer information for New Jersey Colleges/Universities.