Transferring to the Brooklyn Campus
The St. Joseph's University, New York community is eager to welcome transfer students to our Brooklyn campus.
Take advantage of the opportunity to get an exemplary education on our safe and secure campus, which closely follows New York State Department of Health guidelines.
We’re here to assist you at each step and provide a seamless a stress-free transition. Our transfer admissions counselors are available to meet with you to discuss academic programs of interest, review the application process and provide preliminary information on transfer credits from previous institutions.
We encourage you to take advantage of our Online Transfer Evaluation System, where you can easily access preliminary information about how your courses will transfer to the Brooklyn campus.
If you do not see your institution or a particular class — don’t worry! The Office of Admissions regularly evaluates new courses, so please feel free to email us your courses. We will be happy to evaluate them and add the new equivalencies to our Online Transfer Evaluation System.
Transfer Credit Policy
St. Joseph's University will accept up to 64 credits from a regionally accredited two-year school and up to 90 credits from a regionally accredited four-year school. The total of credits accepted from both a regionally accredited two-year and four-year school combined cannot exceed 90 credits. We will accept comparable courses in which a grade of C- or higher was earned. Grades indicating "Pass" (P) will also considered for courses completed during the Spring or Summer of 2020. However, some courses may require a higher grade in order to satisfy certain major requirements. All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits* at St. Joseph's University to satisfy the University’s residency requirement.
*Certain majors may require a minimum of 32 credits be completed at St. Joseph's University.
Transfer Admissions Process
If you have enrolled in college courses at another institution, after graduating from high school, then you are considered a transfer student. Candidates applying for transfer admission should complete the Online Application or the Common Application and submit the following:
- A non-refundable $25 application fee.
- Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions attended after high school graduation.
- If you have completed less than 24 college credits at a regionally accredited college or university or graduated high school less than one year ago, you must also submit your final high school transcript.
Full-time Transfer Scholarship
Learn about scholarships and financial aid opportunities for transfer students.
St. Joseph's University offers various discounts to personnel and staff members of certain entities. Discount programs vary and are subject to change. Discount programs may not be combined with any other institutional grants or scholarships. To be considered, students must complete an annual verification form which can be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid. Please consult with an Admissions or Financial Aid Counselor for more information.
15% discount for the following organization
- Registered Professional Nurse
25% discount for the following organizations
- Brookhaven Hospital
- Catholic Health Services of Long Island
- Developmental Disabilities Institute
- Estee Lauder
- Long Island Community Hospital
- Long Island Railroad
- National Grid
- Northwell Health
- Ridgewood Savings Bank
- Suffolk County Water Authority
- Teachers Federal Credit Union
30% discount for the following organizations
- Uniformed Personnel
- NYC Corrections
- NYC Court Officers
- NYC Court Clerks
- Catholic Charities
- Internal Revenue Service
- Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees
- Visiting Nurse Service