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Admissions: Transferring your credits


SUNY New Paltz will accept a maximum of 70 credits from an accredited two-year college and a maximum of 90 credits from an accredited four-year college or university. All courses with a grade of “C-“ or better are eligible for transfer however each academic department reserves the right to determine the transferability of coursework that relates to a student’s major.

Students who are transferring from a SUNY or CUNY two or four-year school that have satisfied a general education requirement at their previous school will have that general education met at New Paltz. Students looking to complete general education requirements at another SUNY college may search the approved SUNY GE by campus database to choose appropriate courses.  

A preliminary evaluation of all credits will be emailed to all accepted transfer applicants. To ensure receipt of a credit evaluation please make sure the email address that you provided on your application is correct. Please add SUNY New Paltz to your address book to avoid emails from newpaltz.edu being sent to spam folders.

Along with the SUNY mobility website, students can explore course equivalencies from over 1,000 two and four-year colleges throughout the world on the New Paltz Transfer Credit Equivalency web site.


In addition, SUNY New Paltz also accepts Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and College Level Examination Program credits. Please visit the College’s Transfer Equivalency web site for additional information. Credit cannot be granted based on notations on your current college transcript.

» Information regarding the transfer credit appeals process