Transfer Credit

Finish your degree at Empire State College. The college accepts credits from accredited institutions if those credits are appropriate for your degree program at Empire State College.

Associate Degree Transfer Credit

  • Up to 40 credits can be transferred (64 credits required for associate degree; 24 credits must be taken at Empire State College)
  • Credits with letter grade of C- and above are eligible

Bachelor's Degree Transfer Credit

  • Up to 96 credits can be transferred (128 credits required for bachelor's degree; 32 credits must be taken at Empire State College)
  • Credits with letter grade of C- and above are eligible
  • If part of a completed associate degree, credits with a passing letter grade (D or better) may be eligible

Master's Degree Transfer Credit

  • Up to 9 graduate-level credits can be transferred into the MA and MBA programs and up to 3 graduate-level credits into the MAT program
  • Credits with a letter grade of B or better are eligible
  • Credits must be less than seven years old at the time of admission and logically fit into your degree program

Community College Students: A Pathway to Your Bachelor's Degree

You can transfer up to 80 credits from an associate degree through the Pathways Transfer Program (PTP). The Pathways Program is designed for students who have (or are about to receive) an associate degree from a community college and who now want to pursue a bachelor's degree with Empire State College.