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What is Crimson Advantage

Crimson Advantage is a special status, automatic transfer program between Jefferson Community & Technical College and Indiana University Southeast, allowing JCTC students to move seamlessly at the completion of their associates degree to complete their bachelors degree at IU Southeast.

To participate in Crimson Advantage, you must participate in a specifically defined Academic Program Plan (APP) in your area of major interest and graduate with your associates degree from JCTC.

Benefits of Crimson Advantage

  • Waiver of Application fee for Crimson Advantage students
  • Affordable, in-state tuition for all residents of Jefferson, Meade, Bullitt, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble counties in Kentucky
  • A nationally-recognized Indiana University (IU) degree minutes from Downtown Louisville
  • Access to on-campus living at IU Southeast while at JCTC (subject to availability)
  • Convenient bus lines from Downtown Louisville to IU Southeast’s campus
  • On-campus parking and affordable parking passes
  • An IU Southeast Crimson Card (University ID)
  • IU Southeast Library Privileges and student discounts for athletic and fine arts performances at IU Southeast
  • Access to IU Southeast Financial Aid Counselor
  • Potential to receive transfer scholarships through IU Southeast
  • Opportunity to take Metroversity through IU Southeast while at JCTC

How do I know what classes I need to take at JCTC?

I don't see an APP for my Major

There are three thing we can do to help:

  1. Visit our Credit Transfer Service to learn how your classes will transfer!
  2. Contact our Transfer Specialist at or (812) 941-2212 for an unofficial evaluation of your JCTC transfer credit.
  3. Find out when IU Southeast will be on your campus!

How to find IU Southeast on JCTC's Campus

An IU Southeast Transfer Representative is on campus regularly in the Transfer Center throughout the fall and spring semesters. Please contact to schedule an appointment.

For email updates, complete the information request.

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