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Stark State / Franklin University 3+1

A faster, more affordable bachelor’s degree

Save money.
Save time.
Stay close to home.

Franklin University

It’s a great way to earn a bachelor’s degree:

Complete three years at Stark State College and finish up with one year of Franklin University classes online – or in some cases, you can even stay on Stark State’s main campus.

Seamlessly transfer up to 94 previously earned college credits.

Generally, SSC degrees in these Career Communities transfer into Franklin’s 3+1 bachelor’s degree program:

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Getting started is simple:

New students

  submit a Stark State admissions application

  meet with an SSC enrollment rep to develop your path to bachelor’s degree success

Current degree-seeking students or SSC graduates with associate degree

  Schedule an appointment with Danielle Cordes at

  Submit a Franklin admissions application

  See how your credits will transfer by going to:

Franklin Pathway Portal

Enrolling at Stark State College was a smart investment in your future. Keep moving in the right direction with the Franklin University Pathway Portal. As you progress toward your Stark State associate degree, the Pathway Portal shows you how each class you complete also puts a bachelor’s degree from Franklin University within reach.

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