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Transfer Students

Transfer student applicants - -those students who have attended another college, university, or postsecondary institution - are admitted through the University Application Processing Center (UAPC). Transfer students can access the online application at Transfer applications must be accompanied by a $70.00 application fee.

Transfer applicants must submit their high school transcripts and all official college and other postsecondary educational transcripts. Students who fail to provide all transcripts are subject to penalty.

All transfer students are subject to City University of New York testing requirements. For details, see the Office of Testing and Scholarships at

Transfer Admission Policies

The minimum requirements for transfer students are as follows:

  • Students transferring fewer than 12 college credits must satisfy Lehman's freshman admission criteria.

  • Applicants transferring from 12 up to 24 college credits must satisfy either the freshman admission criteria or present a minimum 2.75 cumulative Grade Point Average.

  • Students without an A.A., A.S. or A.A.S. degree and with 24 or more credits must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.3.

  • Students who earned an A.A., A.S., or A.A.S. degree and have not completed any credits thereafter must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative Grade Point Average or better from the school where they earned their degree.

  • Students who have earned an A.A, or A.S. or A.A.S. degree, and earned credits after its completion must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 from the college where they earned their degree and any colleges attended thereafter.

These admission criteria are subject to change. Inquiries and appeals may be directed to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, located in Shuster Hall, Room 161.