Attend Bucks as a Guest or Non-Degree Seeking Student
Start Smart with Flexible Options for Completing Credits
If you are a student at another college or university and want to earn credits to transfer to your home institution you are a guest student or a non-degree seeking student.
Bucks is the smart start.
Bucks County Community College offers you a unique opportunity to continue your academic career in a welcoming community of scholars and professionals while developing the foundation for your future education.
- PERFECT LOCATION
Our historic main campus in Newtown, on 200 acres adjacent to Tyler State Park, includes recently renovated lecture halls, library, student center and indoor pool; on-campus child care, gymnasium, and fitness center; health, music, and multimedia facilities; and the new 43,000 square feet Science Center that opened in January 2017.
- INCREDIBLE FLEXIBILITY
At Bucks, we offer traditional academic programs in the arts and sciences, as well as vocational and technical programs. Combine classroom learning with hands-on experience to prepare yourself for your next steps, and take advantage of incredible flexibility with our Bucks Online (Virtual Campus) offering online and hybrid courses with award-winning student support staff.
- UNBEATABLE OPTIONS
Get advised at your home institution and ensure you will be qualified to transfer credits to any four-year university to complete your bachelor’s degree. With dozens of institutional partnerships, you can complete your degree at the school of your choice—whether local liberal arts college or Ivy League—without missing a beat.
Start smart: Get options, Save thousands
Bucks offers affordable tuition for guests and non-degree seeking students, which means that you can earn the same credits as your university classmates for a fraction of the cost. Estimated tuition and fees are $500 per course (3 credits), for most Bucks County residents. By taking some of your courses here, Bucks County residents save tens of thousands of dollars compared to freshman and sophomore years at most four-year colleges and universities.
Whether your plans for life after Bucks involve transferring, graduate school, entering the workforce, or all three, the savings of a Bucks start will benefit you for years to come.
Note: Guest students are not eligible for financial aid.
Ready to Get Started?
- SEE YOUR ADVISOR
Get advised at your home institution to find out what courses will meet your transfer requirements.
- APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO BUCKS
- ORIENTATION EXEMPTION
Guest students are NOT required to attend a New Student or Orientation event.
- SUBMIT PREREQUISITE WAIVER
- REGISTER FOR COURSES
Browse available courses and see registration dates and deadlines.
- PAY YOUR BILL
See available options for paying your bill.