A transfer student is a student Transfer Students ho has previously attended another degree-granting post-secondary institution and has successfully completed at least one credit-bearing course.
Applicants who have previously attended any regionally accredited post-secondary institution may be able to transfer courses comparable in content and length to NYUS. Students are required to complete maximum of 50% of the courses in the program. Transfer credit will be evaluated once an official copy of the previous college transcript is received.
A transcript is considered to be official when stamped with the official college seal, signed by the appropriate college official and received directly by NYUS’s Registrar’s Office in a sealed envelope. Catalog and course descriptions may be requested as well.
Important Information for Transfer Students:
Students considering transferring to NYUS should consider, along with the general application guidelines, these following points:
- Applicants must submit official undergraduate transcripts from previous college(s) to the Admissions Office for a transfer credit evaluation. It is the responsibility of an applicant to provide all the necessary documentation in a timely manner. Transfer credit will be considered for individual courses for which a grade of “C” or better has been achieved.
- Transfer students who have completed an English Composition and College Math course at an accredited institution with a grade of C or higher may be exempt from the placement test requirement. Please discuss this with your NYUS Admissions associate.
- Applicants who have completed course work at other accredited U.S. post-secondary institutions may apply for transfer credits and/or seek advanced placement. They should submit transfer credit requests, including official transcripts from previously attended colleges and accompanying documentation, before enrolling.
- Students may be allowed transfer credits from colleges and universities in other countries for similar, verifiable, credit-bearing coursework. NYUS will award academic credit evaluated on an individual basis for nationally recognized advanced placement examinations such as CLEP, DANTE, and/or Excelsior College (Regents) exams. Students may also be awarded credits for verifiable certifications obtained from nationally recognized organizations such as Microsoft, CICSO, and Sun Systems, etc.