Transfer Applicants

We are delighted you are considering transferring to Cornell Engineering. Since you are interested in our program, most likely you have completed at least one year of foundational math, science, computer programming and engineering college coursework at an accredited engineering, engineering science or pre-engineering program. At Cornell Engineering, you can build upon that foundation in your selected engineering major. Students who have attended accredited colleges, universities, and community colleges are welcome to apply to transfer into Cornell Engineering. We also welcome applications from international students.

What You Need to Know

  • The financial aid and transfer application deadline is March 15.
  • We accept transfer applications for fall entry only.
  • We require a completed transfer course description form as part of the application. Forms are specific to your desired major.
  • We offer transfer admission into 12 different engineering major programs. Please note the biomedical engineering major does not currently offer transfer admission. 
  • Still have questions after reviewing this site? Please contact us at

How to Apply

We accept the Common Application (CA) including its Academic Report, College Report, and Mid-Term Report OR the Universal College Application (UCA) including its Transfer Supplement, Professor Evaluation, College Report and Cornell Mid-Term Report. Remember to tell us about your coursework by submitting the course description form for your major in addition to your other application materials.


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