Transfer Students

Whether you’ve started taking college credits at another institution or you’re returning to your education as an adult, we’re here to make your transition to SUNY Brockport a success.

Why transfer to brockport?
  • up to  $1,500 per year available in Transfer Scholarships
  • 95% Admission Rate for
    Transfer Applicants
  • Junior Status
     guaranteed with an Associate’s Degree*
At Brockport, you’ll find an affordable, transfer-friendly education, competitive scholarships, and abundant resources along the way — all to help you complete your bachelor’s degree and reach your goals.

*Guaranteed full junior status with an associate’s degree with a minimum of 60 and a maximum of 64 transfer credits.

SUNY Application      Common Application

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Transfer-Friendly University

As students transfer into Brockport, we strive to make their transition as seamless as possible — starting with general education courses. Students who have completed SUNY general education program (GEP) requirements through another institution will have no further GEP requirements to meet at Brockport.

Learn more about General Education Transferability or visit our Transfer Credit Services Office to explore how your credits will transfer.

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Competitive Transfer Scholarships

Brockport awards transfer scholarships for students who after completing a minimum of 24 college credits at another College or University. Students will be automatically considered for these transfer-exclusive awards upon applying.

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Full Junior Status with an Associate’s

Students who have already earned an associate’s degree will be guaranteed full junior status, with a minimum of 60 and a maximum of 64 transfer credits. 


Application Timelines

Semester Deadline
Fall Semester
August 1
All required documents must be received by Aug. 8
Spring Semester
January 4

All required documents must be received by Jan. 10. 

Steps to Apply

Step 1: Apply using the SUNY App or Common App

Complete your application online and pay the $50 application fee, or use the SUNY Fee Waiver Form.

Step 2: Submit Official Transcripts

Submit official, sealed transcripts from every college/university attended.

This is necessary regardless of the number of credits earned, even if the information appears on another institution’s transcript. Failure to report all previously attended colleges on the application will cause a delay in the application process. Please send official transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Step 3: Determine if the program you’re applying for has any additional requirements

Additional requirements based on major can be found here. Students with more than 54 transferrable college credits will be asked to indicate their major on their application.

Teacher certification is available at Brockport and must be coupled with a declared major in an approved content area. Please visit the Department of Education and Human Development’s website for a complete list of appropriate academic majors for education certification.

Step 4: Submit your official high school transcript (if you have less than 24 transferrable college credits)

Have your school counselor forward your official high school transcripts to our office:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

SUNY Brockport
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420


Transfer FAQs

Additional Resources

  • Visit Campus

    Join us for an on-campus tour and see everything that SUNY Brockport has to offer.

  • Transfer Checklist

    Have you been accepted? After you have paid your tuition deposit, check out what you need to do next to get ready to transfer to Brockport!