Application Process for Transfer Student


Application Process for Transfer Student

Transfer Student 

Submit your Application online


Application Requirements:

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: or by mail.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Hepburn Hall, Room 207
2039 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Personal Essay
Submit an essay, 250 words minimum, explaining your aspiration and motivation for attending NJCU.

Official Test Scores
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).

After Submitting your Application

As soon as your application is complete, our team will commence the review process, and you will be notified of the admission decision accordingly. We appreciate your patience during this period, as we strive to ensure a comprehensive and fair evaluation of all applicants.

If you are accepted into our program, your transcript(s) will be automatically evaluated to determine eligible transfer credits. Within two weeks of the date on your acceptance letter, you will receive a transfer credit report by mail. This report will provide detailed information about the credits that can be transferred.

Following the receipt of your transfer credit report, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor to discuss and plan your course registration. This step is crucial in ensuring a smooth transition and successful academic journey at New Jersey City University.

Students with fewer than 12 college credits must submit their official college and high school transcripts.

Learn more about transferring credits:

Transfer Resource Center

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