Who is a transfer student?
You are considered a transfer for admissions if you enrolled in
college course work at another institution after high school.
What is required for admission?
For consideration, all transfer applications must have a minimum
GPA of 2.5. If more than one college been attended, it is a 2.5
cumulative GPA from all previous colleges.
Applicants interested in nursing must have:
- 2.75 cumulative GPA or higher
- Anatomy & Physiology 1& 2, Chemistry 1 & 2, General
Psychology and Introduction to Sociology
- C or better in the pre-requisite courses
What is required for my application?
The following items are required to complete your
- Completed MSMC Undergraduate Admissions Application
- Official high school transcripts. If you've taken under 24
college credits to date, we will also need your SAT/ACT
- Official transcripts from EACH college/university that you have
attended, or that is awarding you credit.
- Personal statement/essay is highly recommended but not
Is there an application due date?
No, Mount Saint Mary College operates on a rolling admissions
What scholarships are available to transfer students?
The Mount offer transfer merit awards:
- GPA 3.5 plus: $6,000 per academic year
- GPA 3.0-3.49: $4,000 per academic year
- GPA 2.5-2.99: $2,000 per academic year
*Please note that any incoming resident transfer student
(regardless if they have received a merit award) will be eligible
for a $2,000 resident grant.
Are transfer students eligible for financial aid?
Yes, all students must submit their FAFSA form in order to be
considered for financial aid.
Once accepted, what are the next steps for a transfer
Financial Aid: To be considered for
financial aid, you need to file a FAFSA form with the Mount’s FAFSA
school code: 002778.
Advisement and registration: Once you
receive your official credit evaluation from the Registrar’s
Office, contact your academic advisor for
advisement. Registration for fall is generally in April;
spring registration is generally in November. Since advisement is
necessary prior to registration, be sure to schedule your
Deposit and Registration: After receiving
your financial aid package and meeting with your advisor, you can
pay your admissions deposit and register for courses. Admissions
deposits must be paid prior to course registration. The
deposit deadline for fall students is May 1; spring students should
pay by December 1. The cost is $450 for residents and $150 for
What is the Transfer Tuesday Program?
On select Tuesdays, traditional students interested in the Mount
are able to:
- Bring transcripts for an unofficial evaluation
- Fill out an application and have your application fee
- Discuss financial aid and scholarship opportunities
- Speak with an admission counselor and academic advisor (by
- Learn more about the Mount’s career-focused programs
How many credits can I transfer in to Mount Saint Mary
Transfer credit maximums are:
- If you attended a 2-year college, up to 60 credits
- If you attended a 4-year college, up to 90 credits
- If a student has attended both a 2-year and 4-year college,
they may transfer in up to 90 credits.
What courses are eligible for transfer?
Comparable courses with a grade of C or better may be
transferred. To see which credits may be eligible for transfer,
please visit the transfer credit guide on our website.
What schools does Mount Saint Mary College have articulation
Mount Saint Mary College has articulation agreements with the
- Dutchess Community College
- Orange Community College
- Ulster Community College
- Westchester Community College
- Rockland Community College
- Sullivan Community College