Transfer to Geneseo

Begin Your Bold Adventure

Transferring to SUNY Geneseo gears you up for greatness. As New York's Public Honors College, we welcome transfer students who desire to learn, grow, and succeed.

Opportunities Are Rising at SUNY Geneseo

Transfer students have access to all opportunities, including faculty-led research, study abroad, and the nation's most prestigious awards and honor societies, such as Phi Beta Kappa.

Get Ready for Geneseo

Why do students transfer to SUNY Geneseo?

  • It offers an honors college experience.
  • Students have over 150 degrees and programs to choose from. 
  • It offers affordability without sacrificing quality, supported by transfer awards, such as a Phi Theta Kappa scholarship and a Geneseo Transfer Scholarship. 
  • Its exceptional faculty maintains its reputation for mentoring successful alums. 
  • SUNY’s Seamless Transfer Policy ensures an easy transfer experience. 

What is living and learning at SUNY Geneseo like?

  • Affinity-based communities ensure you find your people. Experience our welcoming residential community. 
  • The campus is close to the city but surrounded by nature. 
  • Small classes mean deeper connections with students and faculty.

Why do students transfer to SUNY Geneseo?

Finding your path is even more exciting when you take advantage of internships, research opportunities, and our study abroad program.


How does SUNY’s Seamless Transfer Policy help my credits transfer?

SUNY’s Seamless Transfer Policy streamlines the process. Use the Geneseo Transfer Course Equivalency Bank to see how close you are to completing your desired degree.


How do I know if I am eligible to enroll at SUNY Geneseo?

Connect with our transfer coordinator, Justine Rumbel, for a personalized one-on-one discussion, or visit our website to view Transfer Admission Criteria.

SUNY Geneseo Fast Facts* 

#2 Best Undergraduate Teaching 

#4 Top Public Schools (Regional North) 

#10 Most Innovative Schools (Regional North) 

16:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio 

*U.S. News & World Report (2024 ranking)


Academic Programs

52 Undergraduate Degree Programs

61 Interdisciplinary Minors

3 Graduate Programs (and counting!)

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