Peninsula to Goddard Transfer Opportunity

A flexible pathway to a bachelor’s degree

Information for graduates of Peninsula College

Goddard is a leader in transformative education that joins individual learning with action in the world. We cultivate knowledge, skills, and strategies that respond effectively to the changing needs of communities and circumstances.

Graduates of the Peninsula College designed-to-transfer Associate in Arts degree (DTA) are guaranteed admission into a Bachelor of Arts degree program at Goddard College and receive a $1,000 scholarship when they enroll. In our unique low-residency bachelor’s programs, you connect with students, faculty and staff during an eight-day residency twice a year. During the semester, you study at home in a community that will shape your learning while working one-on-one with a faculty member who will mentor you through a study plan that you design.

Learn more about the transfer agreement and the $1,000 scholarships for Peninsula graduates, faculty and staff contacting an admissions counselor by calling 800.906.8312, writing to or by completing an inquiry form.

How the Partnership Works:

  • Goddard College undergraduate programs allows you to study what you are passionate about in a format that includes an eight-day residency at our Plainfield campus twice a year.
  • If you completed the Peninsula College designed-to-transfer Associate in Arts (DTA), you are guaranteed admission into the following Goddard College Bachelor of Arts programs: Individualized Studies, Health Arts & Sciences, and Sustainability.
  • You may also transfer work and credit from other colleges. A total of 75 semester-hour credits can transfer to Goddard, which means you may be able to graduate in just three semesters.
  • Peninsula graduates are also invited to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Education and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing programs.

Contact an admissions counselor today at 800.906.8312 or request more information here.

About Goddard College

Nestled in rural Vermont, Goddard is a small college for plain living and hard thinking. Goddard is recognized for innovation in education. Its mission is to advance the theory and practice of learning by undertaking new experiments based upon the ideals of democracy and the principles of progressive education asserted by John Dewey. At Goddard, students are regarded as unique individuals who will take charge of their learning and collaborate with other students, staff, and faculty to build a strong community. Goddard encourages students to become creative, passionate, lifelong learners, working and living with an earnest concern for others and the welfare of the Earth.

Low-Residency Education

Low-residency education offers the best of what distance education, online programs, and traditional campus-learning offer: you will have the flexibility to study from home while also being a part of a living, breathing community of learners, faculty, staff and alumni – the larger community of Goddard College.

The progressive pedagogy at Goddard encourages students to pursue areas of unique interest that contribute to the global community and the earth through holistic and multidisciplinary approaches to learning.

  • Flexibility: Goddard offers a flexible degree program that allows you to pursue a degree without uprooting or disrupting your life.
  • Community: Spend 8 days of intensive study per semester in a community of your peers.
  • Individualized Learning: Earn a degree that intimately connects the life you’re living with what you’re learning, and study that is directly relevant to the life you want to live.

Important Announcement

The Board of Directors for Goddard College have made the difficult decision to close the college at the end of the 2024 Spring term.  


Current Goddard students will have the opportunity to complete their degrees at the same tuition rate through a teach-out with like-minded institution, Prescott College. Updates and scholarship funds will be available in the coming weeks and months. Information will be posted to

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