How to Apply as a Transfer Student
2.5 GPA for most programs, except:
- Accounting: 3.25 GPA
- Business Administration: 3.25 GPA
- Criminal Justice: 3.2 GPA
- Digital Forensics: 3.25 GPA
- Financial Market Regulation: 3.2 GPA
- Human Development: 3.0 GPA
- Social Welfare: 3.0 GPA
There are two options for applying to UAlbany, choose one:
The Common Application allows you apply to over 500 participating colleges with one application.
Decision notification is rolling for complete transfer applicants.
Advanced Notification Days
Opportunities for prospective transfer students to receive notification of likelihood of acceptance, transferability of credits to intended major, possible scholarships, and continued financial aid as UAlbany transfers.
These 30-minute advisement sessions are by appointment only on the following days:
- Thursday, June 9, 2022
- Tuesday, June 21, 2022
- Wednesday, July 13, 2022
- Monday, July 18, 2022
Please bring a copy of all college transcripts. Follow this link to schedule your appointment.
Application: December 1
Enrollment Deposit: December 1
Application: May 1
Social Welfare: February 15 (closed)
Second Bachelors: April 1 (closed)
Still accepting applications for all other programs
FAFSA: December 1
Enrollment Deposit: May 1
Whichever application you choose, you’ll need to submit the following documents:
Official transcripts for all work taken at any college or university must be submitted, regardless of whether you expect to receive transfer credit. Transcript(s) can be sent directly to:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University at Albany
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12222
UAlbany also participates in e-transcripts. If you’ve completed college-level work at a participating e-transcript institution, you may request to have your official transcript sent electronically from your institution directly to UAlbany.
Note: If you've completed fewer than 24 transferable college credits, you'll also need to submit an official high school transcript. All enrolled transfer students will need to supply an official final high school transcript with graduation date or the equivalent before the start of classes.
The non-refundable application fee is $50. Submit your fee with your application or request a fee waiver through SUNY.
Note: EOP applicants are not required to pay the application fee.