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Transfer Students

Your Own Beginnings

More than 400 students transfer into SUNY Potsdam each year. We know how to meet the needs of transfer students, and we want to help you achieve your educational and career goals. At Potsdam, you can study fine and performing art, mathematics, business, music, teaching and much more. We'll work with you to make it an easy transition.

As a transfer you should expect:

  • individual attention throughout the admission process
  • quick and complete answers to your questions
  • access to transferability of classes and informal analysis of transfer credit at your request
  • 24-hour turnaround time for application review and admission decision
  • official review of transfer credit at time of acceptance
  • individual advising and registration for your first semester classes

Transfer Visit Days

Monday, March 20, 2017 & Monday, April 17, 2017

Learn More & Register Here




"Having experience at another college has made me appreciate my time here. At Potsdam, I immediately felt welcome and cared for. SUNY Potsdam feels like home."

Rachel Cornell
Communications Major