Transfer Admissions



Transfer Admissions 

Morrisville State College is making it easier for transfer students to earn their four-year degree.

Each year, we welcome more than 300 transfer students from colleges and universities around the globe. Morrisville State College is a great place to continue your academic journey and provide you with endless opportunities for success.


Transfer Policy; Defining a Transfer Student at Morrisville State College.

A student who has completed college credit, after high school graduation is considered a transfer student at Morrisville State College.

Transfer Credit.

How will my coursework transfer to Morrisville State College?

To answer this, we offer some online tools you can use to assess what coursework may transfer:

Transfer Pledge

Articulation Agreements

General Education Courses (Gen Eds)

Course – to – Course Equivalency Tool

In general, transfer credit will be granted when courses are applicable to the curriculum for which you are applying. Any course grade with a minimum of C or better will be evaluated if taken in the past seven (7) years. Transfer credit will not be included in the student’s Morrisville State College grade point average, but may change the GPA if the course is substituted for a Morrisville course. Transfer credit will not contribute toward a student’s residency requirement.

Admissions Criteria.

  • A 2.0 minimum grade point average (GPA)
  • If less than 12 credits are completed, high school academic record will be considered
  • If less than a cumulative grade point average of 2.0, personal statement and letter of recommendation are required.

Transfer Application Process.

Submit the SUNY Application or the Common Application (Application fee is $50 and is non-refundable and non-transferable. The SUNY Application fee is waived for SUNY or CUNY associate degree holders. The Common Application fee is not waived for SUNY or CUNY associate degree holders).

  • Submit official college transcript from all colleges previously attended
  • Submit official AP, IB, CLEP score reports if necessary


Housing Policy.

All freshmen and sophomores are required to live in college housing. Exceptions to the housing requirement include students who transfer to Morrisville State College and are designated above sophomore status based on credits accepted, those who can commute from their permanent address within a 30-mile radius from the College, married/partnership, are a military veteran, are in financial distress and those 21 years of age or older.



Morrisville State College offers an abundance of scholarship opportunities for high achieving transfer students. To see what scholarships you may be eligible for, click here.