Transfer Student Application Checklist

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Checklist for Transfer Students

Please submit the following items to complete your NJCU Transfer Application.

Transfer Application

Submit your online application form

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Official College Transcript(s)

Applicants who attended a college or university will need to submit official college transcripts for all previously attended institutions. Please have former institutions send transcripts directly to NJCU's Admissions Office. 

Submit official final transcripts electronically to: admissions@njcu.edu

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Office of University Admissions
2039 Kennedy Blvd Hepburn Hall, Room 207
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Personal Essay

The Admissions Office requests that you write and submit an essay, 250 words minimum, explaining your aspiration and motivation for attending NJCU.

Official Test Scores (Optional)

Applicants who have taken the College Board Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), International Baccalaureate (IB) or Department of Defense Standardize Test (DSST) have the option of sending in their official test scores for additional transfer credits.

  • Use institution code 8427 for score reports from Department of Defense Standardized Test (DSST).
  • Use school code 2516 for score reports from College Board Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), International Baccalaureate (IB).

Additional Information for International Transfer Students

Interested in further information? Visit our International Students Admissions page to learn more.