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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 Enginee…

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.

What are the course requirements to apply as a transfer student to the College of Engineering?

Course requirements will vary by each engineering major and also depend on the appropriate class standing level consistent with the amount of coursework completed at the time the student begins at Cornell. To gain a clear sense of the major-specific course requirements, please review the documents on the [Transfer Req…

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. Pleas…

Does the Engineering College require any standardized test scores of transfer applicants?

For transfer applicants, the submission of SAT or ACT exam scores is voluntary; the College of Engineering does not require transfer applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores. If a transfer applicant has not previously completed either the SAT or ACT exams, they should _not_ take the exams in order to apply for transfer …

Are course descriptions a required part of the Engineering transfer application?

The content and rigor of the college-level courses a student has taken, or is currently taking, is critical to their ability to transition seamlessly into Cornell Engineering programs. For this reason, ALL prospective transfer applicants MUST submit course descriptions for each college-level course they have taken, or…

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 their…

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 requirement…

What is the Cornell Engineering transfer admissions review process?

The engineering transfer admissions process is holistic and highly selective. The review includes a two-tier process. Applications are first screened by the Engineering Admissions Office, and viable applications are then delivered to academic departments for full review by the faculty. The Engineering Admissions Offic…

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