Information for Transfer Students
Nationally recognized for excellence and value in the liberal arts, SUNY Geneseo is known for its exceptional faculty, its welcoming atmosphere, and its reputation for producing successful alumni. A short drive from Rochester and Buffalo, Geneseo offers a uniquely warm environment for learning and discovery.
If you're interested in transferring to Geneseo, meet with our transfer coordinator, Justine Rumbel, to plan your transfer path:
Benefits Just for Transfer Students
Transfer students at Geneseo are welcomed with their own orientation and programs to help streamline the transition to Geneseo, including opportunities to make friends and get involved with groups and activities.
Geneseo also has campus housing just for transfer students who want to live with other transfer students. They are designated floors of residence halls with transfer student mentors specifically trained to help transfer students navigate the college.
A Great Place to Transfer
PTK's 2021 Transfer Honor Roll recognizes excellence in the development and support of transfer pathways for community college students. It is a distinction given to only 150 colleges and universities, including four SUNYs.
- Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
SUNY Geneseo is awarding all accepted Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society students with a $1,500 annual scholarship that is renewable for a second year. Applying for the scholarship separately is not necessary; transfer applicants will be reviewed for scholarship eligibility at the time of application.
- Other Scholarships
Once you are a Geneseo student, you can view and apply for other scholarship opportunities at the college using the Geneseo scholarship search tool.