School of Arts & Sciences Transfer Students
For admission purposes, you are a transfer student if you have registered at a college or university after graduating from high school. Applicants are required to have performed well in a strong academic program.


  • If you have earned fewer than 24 credits at the time of application, your high school transcripts and SAT scores must also be submitted.
  • Courses completed with grades of C- or better and similar to those offered at The College of New Rochelle, are acceptable for transfer. Learn more about transfer credit policies.
  • The College of New Rochelle will transfer up to 75 credit hours.
  • Writing and mathematics placement tests will not be required if students have passed equivalent courses with a C- or better.
  • Students who have completed an associate degree with a minimum of 60 credits will be granted junior status.

    • Official transcript must indicate that the degree was granted.
    • The liberal arts core will be satisfied, with the provision that two semesters of a foreign language have been completed and the math requirements are equal to CNR's MTH 109 Quantitative Reasoning or MTH 111 College Mathematics.
  • Transfer students must complete one-half of her major and minor courses at The College of New Rochelle.
  • 30 of the credits required in residence must be completed at the junior or senior level.
  • Transfer credit evaluations will be completed and an evaluation provided to the student.
  • A transfer student intending to pursue an art major is required to show the chairperson of the Art Department a portfolio of her work to determine proficiency.
  • Offers of admission are conditional, pending receipt of all official records showing successful completion of academic work in progress.


  • Fill out our online application or use the Common Application
  • Send all supporting documentation to Office of Admission, The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10865. This should include:

    • Transcripts from every college or university you have attended.
    • If you have completed fewer than 24 credit hours, have your official high school transcript and SAT scores sent.
    • For studio art majors, a portfolio of 14 to 20 pieces is required for scholarship consideration and should be submitted to the chairperson of the Art Department
  • The College utilizes a rolling admission system beginning November 1.  A decision is usually reached within two weeks of the completion of an applicant's folder.  Students are encouraged to submit their admission credentials as early as possible. For the fall semester, applications should be received by July 1 to ensure space availability in classes.