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Undergraduate Transfer Admissions

Learn about transfer admission requirements at Manhattan College, discover our undergraduate transfer resources, and connect with one of our dedicated counselors.

From all of us at Manhattan College—Welcome!

The most important thing you can do in life is stay true to your goals and passions. If you’re planning to transfer to Manhattan College, then you’re doing that—and that’s awesome. We know how much thought and care you’re putting into this decision, so we do the same for you. Our undergraduate transfer admissions process is streamlined and easy (as in, no deadlines easy), and we’ve got a whole team dedicated to supporting you.

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Transfer Timeline

audience Application Deadline
Fall Applicants Fall applicants will receive a decision notification between February and August.
Spring Applicants Spring applicants will receive a decision between November and January.

Connect with a Transfer Counselor

Schedule an On-Campus or Virtual Appointment

Whether you're looking for an in-person or virtual appointment, our Transfer Counselors are here to answer your questions regarding the application process, credit evaluation, cost of attendance and much more!

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Why Transfer to Manhattan College?

We offer a personalized learning experience supported by expert faculty and combined with the breadth of programming typically seen at larger universities.

But that’s not all. Manhattan College truly has a place for every passion. People come from all over the world to exchange varied ideas and share interests. Join a club, volunteer for a service event, and so much more. Your niche is right here waiting.

And the best part? Our leafy 23-acre campus provides a homey atmosphere where friendships and learning thrive, and our campus is next door to a subway stop. How’s that?! We’re nestled right in historic Riverdale, within the boundaries of New York City, and just 35 minutes from midtown Manhattan’s cultural offerings, internships, and job opportunities.

  • Learn about our Programs

    Academic Excellence
    Explore more than 100 majors and minors we have available.
  • A Tight Knit Community

    Meet the ]asper Community
    We offer a tight-knit community with the opportunities and resources of a large university. Getting involved outside of class is the Jasper way of life. The Jasper community is made up of diverse opinions, backgrounds, lifestyles and faiths. Our campus is a place of lively exchange and learning.
  • Located in NYC

    Manhattan College offers students the best of both worlds: a beautiful campus with a close-knit community and homey atmosphere, plus easy access to the most exciting city in the world — New York. Many colleges and universities in this region boast about their proximity to New York City, but at Manhattan College we offer a truly unique location.

Military and Veterans

  • Veterans Success Programs

    Veterans Success Center
    Manhattan College is deeply honored to support military service members and veterans. We dedicate resources to helping you transfer to college, and we hope you’ll join us at one of our Military Monday events, specially dedicated to assisting military transfers to Manhattan College.

The offices of Undergraduate Admissions and Veteran Success Programs at Manhattan College are pleased to host a variety of special events designed for our veteran, reservist and active duty military applicants. 

  • Military Mondays

    Meet with an Admission Counselor to review your application supporting documents – and you may be eligible to receive an admission decision that same day! The Director of Veteran Services will also be available to discuss any benefit-related questions. These events are typically held on the first Monday of each month.
    If you are unable to attend our Military Monday event in-person on-campus, feel free to reach out to schedule a virtual appointment here. For additional questions or if you require assistance, please contact Robert Rahni, Director of Transfer and Veteran Admissions at rrahni01@manhattan.edu.

Transfer Application Requirements

Generally, you must have a minimum 2.5 GPA at the college or university where you are currently enrolled to be considered for undergraduate transfer admission to Manhattan College. However, our admissions standards will vary depending upon the spaces available in a specific school or major.

See the complete list of undergraduate transfer requirements here.

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Which of my Courses Will Transfer?

Manhattan College accepts up to 60 credits from a community college and up to 72 from a four-year institution of higher education. Within a few weeks of your acceptance to Manhattan College, we will notify you of how many credits from your previous college will transfer in.

Learn more about transfer credits Review the Course Catalog

Credit will be granted only for specific work when completed at accredited institutions whose quality and course content have been approved for transfer to Manhattan College.

Typically, students are not allowed to transfer in more than 50% of the credits required for graduation. You must take at least half of your courses at Manhattan College which will normally take four semesters of full-time study.

Transfer Scholarships and Financial Aid

Did you know that 95% of transfer students at Manhattan College receive financial aid? Manhattan College is deeply dedicated to helping students access and leverage a superlative education. All accepted transfer students are considered for an academic scholarship and financial aid is available for full-time students who live in the United States.

Transfer Scholarships

Students who transfer to Manhattan College can take advantage of merit scholarships, talent scholarships, and need-based grants. Eligibility is based on exemplary scores in your high school and college coursework.

Additionally, we are committed to supporting members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) for their academic achievement and offer PTK scholarships based on level of academic achievement.

Some of the available scholarships include:

  • Transfer Founder’s Award
  • Dean’s Transfer Award 
  • Transfer Chancellor’s Award 
  • Transfer Presidential Scholarship 
  • Transfer Trustee Scholarship 
  • PTK Scholarship  
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Office of Finanacial Aid

  • Financial Aid, Student Employment and Veteran Services

    Manhattan College
    The Office of Financial Aid Administration provides a variety of services to students and their families, from help applying for financial aid to managing student employment on campus to offering resources on personal finance.

Transfer Housing Options

It’s no secret that the culture here is deeply rooted in our diverse, welcoming community. So, it’s also no surprise that residence life is considered special, and there’s plenty of room for our transfer students!

Residence Halls

We can always use one more Jasper and the years to come will be no different. Students who transfer to Manhattan College are welcomed into the broader community of students. Those who live on campus, predominantly live in Lee, Horan or Overlook Manor.

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Preview Life on Campus

  • Life at Manhattan

    Manhattan College
    It doesn’t get much better than 23 acres tucked away in Riverdale, just 35 minutes from midtown by subway. Learn more about life at Manhattan College.

Upcoming Transfer Student Events

Transfer Tuesdays & Thursdays

Manhattan College offers one-on-one on-campus and virtual appointments with our Transfer Admission Counselors every Tuesday and Thursday. We encourage you to explore our calendar to register online for a virtual appointment. If you intend to visit campus, review all instructions below and sign up for an appointment as available. 

In-Person Appointment Virtual Appointment

Meet Transfer Students

Want to hear from a few students who decided to transfer to Manhattan College?

Still have questions? Get in touch with a counselor.

If you have any questions please contact the Undergraduate Admissions office at (718) 862-7200 or transferadmit@manhattan.edu

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