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Franklin University 3+1 Program

Build on your ZSC associate degree by transferring up to 94 semester hours from ZSC toward a bachelor’s degree at Franklin University.

  • Take your first 3 years at Zane State College – at a lower tuition rate.
  • Transfer the maximum amount of credits and finish your 4th year at Franklin online, on campus, or a combination of both.
  • Earn your bachelor’s degree from Franklin University.

For more information on the partnership between ZSC and Franklin University, click here.

Franklin University Pathway

Enrolling at Zane 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 Zane State associate degree, the Pathway Portal shows you how each class you complete also puts a bachelor’s degree from Franklin University within reach.

The Pathway Portal also increases the benefits of the 3+1 transfer program by keeping you up-to-date on exactly how the credits you earn at Zane State transfer to Franklin University and what additional courses can be completed at Zane State. You’ll see how your completed courses fit in your bachelor’s program of choice alongside the other programs Franklin offers. This program-to-program comparison ensures that you maximize your transfer credit and save time and money toward your bachelor’s degree.

Building on the seamless transfer agreements between Zane State College and Franklin, the Pathway Portal provides:

  • Best fit Franklin majors based on your completed coursework at Zane.
  • Course suggestions to simultaneously satisfy associate and bachelor’s degree requirements.
  • Streamlined application to Franklin to finish the remainder of your bachelor’s degree credits.
  • A special Pathway Portal tuition rate of $298 per credit hour for new students who enroll at Franklin and meet eligibility requirements

Interested in jumping aboard the Pathway Portal?

Before you can access Franklin University’s Pathway Portal, we must first send them your personal and academic information.

Current Students: If you are interested in transferring to Franklin University and agree to this transfer of data, please visit My ZSC > Franklin University’s Pathway Portal.

Alumni: If you are interested in transferring to Franklin University and would like to gain access to the Franklin Pathway Portal, please contact us at registrar@zanestate.edu so we can transfer your data. Please include your full name and date of birth to help identify you. Please allow up to two business days for changes to be processed.