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Transfer Students

1. SUNY Cortland grants the maximum number of transfer credits possible for courses completed at other accredited colleges. The following guidelines and policies apply to transfer credit evaluation:

Transfer students may receive up to 64 hours of transfer credit from two-year colleges. This maximum credit total includes any 100- or 200-level courses, Advanced Placement, College Level Examination Program, College Proficiency, or International Baccalaureate credits. Transfer students from four-year colleges or universities may receive additional credits toward degree requirements at Cortland — up to 79 credits in arts and sciences programs, and up to 83 credits in certification programs. A minimum of 45 hours of course work as well as half of the major, minor, and/or concentration must be completed in residency at Cortland to earn a Cortland bachelor’s degree. For more information, visit the Transfer Students Process page.