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How do I know what courses will transfer to the College of Human Ecology?

The College of Human Ecology does not offer formal credit evaluations prior to a student’s acceptance. Our applicants should have completed, or have in progress at the time of their application, our Required Preparatory Coursework . Coursework must be taken at an accredited institution that can also be able to provi…

I have already completed two years or more at my primary institution. Can I still apply to transfer to the College of Human Ecology?

The College of Human Ecology does not typically work with transfers who would be entering as second semester juniors or have more advanced standing. Students can transfer in a maximum of 60 credits towards the degree requirements, and we require that at least 60 credits be completed at Cornell University. Students c…

Does the College of Engineering admit transfer students from two-year colleges?

The College of Engineering accepts transfer applicants from both two- and four-year schools. What is important is the rigor of the engineering curriculum at the institution a student is attending, grade performance, and how closely the coursework corresponds to the required engineering courses at Cornell.

As a transfer student, does it matter which Engineering major I apply to?

Transfer students are admitted directly into a particular major, with prerequisites varying somewhat by major. Final decisions are made by the relevant department faculty. Transfer students are highly encouraged to state their academic interests clearly, showing how they pertain to the major they have selected. Pl…

Do Engineering transfer students get to choose if they are applying for sophomore or junior standing?

Transfer applicants do not apply specifically for sophomore or junior year standing. Instead, engineering faculty and staff carefully review and evaluate each transfer candidate’s courses, credits, and standing during the admissions review process. Admitted transfer students will be notified of their standing in thei…

If I receive AP, transfer, or credit by examination from my current institution, will that automatically transfer to the College of Engineering?

AP, transfer, or credit by examination awarded by other colleges and universities will NOT be automatically accepted by the College of Engineering. The College of Engineering has specific standards that will be used to evaluate transfer credit. For complete information about testing standards in the College of Engine…

Can I email the Engineering Admissions Office my courses and get them pre-approved for transfer?

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications the College of Engineering receives, and the specific nature of each department's curriculum, we cannot pre-evaluate any coursework for transfer credit. Prospective applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review the major-specific  Cornell Engineering course requiremen…

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