Dates and Deadlines
Fall applicants should apply by May 1.
Spring applicants should apply December 1.
After all required materials are received your application will be evaluated based on the college admission criteria. Decisions are primarily based on previous academic performance, as well as competitiveness your intended program of study.
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
The principal mission of the Educational Opportunity Program at SUNY Cortland is to provide access and support to students with strong academic and personal potential. To be considered for EOP please complete the SUNY Application. For more information on EOP, visit suny.edu.
If you have attended a college after high school, whether in the USA or in another country, you need to apply as a transfer student. Your academic performance at all of your previous institutions will be reviewed, and your high school record may also be considered depending upon the number of college credits you have completed. For more information please refer to the International Admissions process and Criteria page.