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International Transfer Admissions


Are you attending college now, or have you attended college in the past? You might be an international transfer student applicant. Read more to find out.

Transfer Admission Requirements

Any international applicant who has completed academic studies at another college or university may be considered for transfer admission to SUNY Plattsburgh. The minimum standards for admission as a transfer student are:

  • Completion of at least one year of full-time study
  • Academic achievement equivalent to 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

Students with less than one year of full-time, post-secondary study will be considered for admission based on a review of both their college/university transcript(s), as well as secondary school records.

How to Apply

Applicants for international student transfer admission should complete the standard application for all international students and follow the steps to apply. In addition, international transfer applicants from within the United States need to send the following documents:

  • Copy of your I-94 and current I-20
  • Copy of your passport photo page and visa page
  • Transfer Form completed by the immigration advisor at your current school. (PDF file size 750KB). Note: this is a fillable form, and may take some time to view in Internet Explorer. We suggest you right-click and save to your desktop.
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