Reverse Transfer Programs Expanding in Texas Higher Ed

Late last month, Richard Rhodes, the president of Austin Community College, announced that he had struck a deal with the University of Texas at Austin to allow students to "reverse transfer" — to combine their community college and university credits and receive an associate's degree even after they have already transferred to a four-year university.  

In an interview with the Tribune, Rhodes said he is now in talks to create a similar arrangement with Texas State University in San Marcos.

The "reverse transfer" concept is a growing trend in higher education, and appears to be expanding in Texas as well ...

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