SUNY College at Cortland


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


You can't miss the momentum that's everywhere on the SUNY Cortland campus. You'll find an active student body involved in research projects, clubs and organizations. And you'll definitely feel the energy and spirit of the crowds who cheer on our Red Dragon athletic teams.

Our dedicated faculty love to teach and collaborate with students on everything from scholarly pursuits to community service activities. Our enthusiastic staff stands ready to assist students with academic support, residence life, events and administrative issues, among others. Each year, our devoted alumni return to campus to participate in programs designed to connect them with current students.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 7234
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Faculty: 306

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1
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Cortland New York 13045


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Main Phone: 607-753-2011

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Admissions Contact:
(607) 753-4711

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Students with 3 semesters or more of course work or a total of 45 credit hours: a min GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) is required. Students with 2 semesters or less of course work or a total of 30 credit hours or less: a min GPA of at least 3.0 is required.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The minimum grade required for transfer credit is C-.

Credits (Min/Max):
We accept 64 hrs of credit from 2-years. From 4-years, we accept additional credits (79 in arts and sciences, 83 in cert programs). A min of 45 hours as well as 1/2 the major/minor/concentration must be completed in residency for a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
You are not required to submit official standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
The SUNY Cortland Supplemental Application, and letters of recommendation are optional for transfer students.

Essay(s) required:
The submission of an essay is not required; however, it is recommended for transfer admission consideration.

Application Fee:
There is a $50 non-refundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
Those with prior military service, must also provide a copy of their discharge papers.

Fall Deadline:
December 1

Spring Deadline:
November 15

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We provide a broad range of financial services, advice and education to make your education more affordable.

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