SUNY Cortland welcomes applications from students who have attended post-secondary institutions. We understand that making the transition to another school can be an overwhelming process, and on this page, you’ll find exactly what you need to make applying to SUNY Cortland a seamless process.
We offer a variety of online resources to help you plan your path to the college.
We strive to enroll an academically well-qualified and diverse student body. Admissions decisions are primarily based on previous cumulative academic performance, as well as the competitiveness of your intended program of study.
The transfer admissions process is rolling, meaning applications are reviewed each semester on a rolling basis until capacity is reached.
Dates listed below are recommendations, not deadlines.
After all required materials are received, your application will be evaluated based on the admission criteria.
Additional items that may be requested from you:
If you previously enrolled at SUNY Cortland and you would like to re-enroll, you may do so by completing the readmission process.
These webinars are geared specifically to the needs for transfer students. Topics covered include academic and social opportunities, living on campus and application process information.
Transfer admissions Q&A webinars are offered on a limited schedule.
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.
Transfer EOP applicants should submit the EOP Transfer Verification Form.
SUNY Cortland and Cazenovia College have created a teach-out agreement that looks to ensure a smooth transfer process for students following the 2022-23 academic year.