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: 

Virtual meeting with Justine

Visit Geneseo for a Transfer Tuesday

You can also reach Justine at 585-245-5571, or

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

2021 transfer honor rollPhi Theta Kappa has recognized SUNY Geneseo as being one of the most transfer-friendly schools in the nation.

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.

Get to Know Us

Hear from faculty, staff, and former transfer students about their Geneseo experience.

Contact Admissions

Get in touch with our transfer admissions coordinator Justine Rumbel by email, phone, or book a one-on-one appointment to get answers to any questions you might have.

Visit Campus

In-person campus tours are available most day of the week. Sign up for an in-person tour and we'll see you soon.

If you can't make it to campus, no problem! We have also have a video tour of Geneseo.