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Who Qualifies As A Transfer Student?
If you’re currently studying at another college or university or have taken at least one undergraduate college course since you finished high school, you qualify as a transfer student.
Transfer students make up about a third of our student body, so we’ve got answers to your questions and concerns.
Purchase is a great option for students coming from community colleges (with or without an associate degree) or four year institutions, who are seeking a Bachelor’s Degree. We offer rigorous degree programs at affordable tuition on a campus where creative freedom and acceptance prevail. Check out our majors here.
Learn more about transferring from one of our area community colleges and our special articulation agreement with Westchester Community College.
How to Apply
Below are some things to consider.
All admission decisions are conditional, contingent upon the successful completion of all college coursework.
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Transfer Credit Planning
For more information regarding college credit coursework transfer please review our Transfer Equivalencies page.
All admitted transfers will receive a degree progress report (DPR) listing all prior coursework for which we will grant credit. (Please note that DPRs can take up to three weeks to be completed after an admissions decision is rendered.)
Unofficial Credit Evaluation
We will provide an unofficial credit evaluation once you providing transcripts from all institutions previously enrolled and course descriptions for coursework not already reflected in the transfer equivalencies database.
Please note: These are unofficial and offered to guide you in the college application process. Final evaluations are provided once you are admitted, and may vary. Please email email@example.com for a transcript evaluation.
Length of Programs
As a transfer student, you may expect to complete two or three years of full-time study, depending on completion of prerequisite courses prior to transferring.
To learn more, please review our Transfer Credit Policies.
If you completed more than four semesters of college coursework, you may want to consider our Liberal Studies degree completion options.