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Get Started: Transfer Student

Create a CUNY Portal Account:

You must register in order to submit your application online. The CUNY Portal also allows you to check the status of your admission and financial aid applications.

How to apply:

Transfer Student: if you have attended a college, university and/or proprietary school since graduating from high school. This applies even if you are a student still in your first year, will not transfer credits, and if the institution was outside of the United States. Students who have already earned a degree and/or are starting a new major are still Transfer Students

Bronx Community College recommends downloading the CUNY Transfer Application Worksheet Acrobat Reader is required to view this document. to complete the application process.

International Students: Students educated outside the United States should refer to the Students Educated Abroad section for additional information and requirements.

Dates and Deadlines:

There are advantages to applying early. Review the CUNY Deadlines for transfer and transfer admission.

Apply Online:

All transfer students must apply for admission directly to the City University of New York (CUNY).
When applying Don’t Forget to indicate Bronx Community College as your First Choice

Application Fee:

A non-refundable application fee of $70

Required Documents:

  • Official Transcript(s) from all colleges, universities and/or proprietary schools attended. If you are currently enrolled at CUNY, your CUNY transcript will automatically be retrieved when you submit your application. Transcripts in a language other than English are accepted. (Review the CUNY Guidelines for Supporting Documents).
  • Official High School Transcript and Proof of Graduation, if you have completed less than 24 college credits.
  • OR General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    Scores with a minimum score of 2250 (formerly 225)


Follow through. Complete your application by submitting all supporting document to CUNY. When mailing your completed documents, try to mail them all together.

Include your W# (Application identification #) with all documents, and send to:

P.O. Box 350136
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Admission Decisions:

Letters will go out 6-8 weeks after your application is complete (after the Feb 1 or Sept 15 priority deadlines). You can check the status of your submitted application at your CUNY portal account. Check your Application Status

You can also call the processing center's automated system at the Office of Admissions Services at (212) 997-2869. For further information, see CUNY's Information on Admission Decisions


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