Transferring Your Credits

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NYIT welcomes transfer students to our many programs of study within the schools and colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Computing Sciences, Health Professions and Management.  NYIT offers a generous transfer credit acceptance policy, and upon admission, our Transfer Evaluations department will review your transcripts and prepare a personalized, course-by-course evaluation of credits applicable to your major.

Interested in how your transfer credits can be awarded towards an NYIT degree? Apply Today!

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Articulation Agreements and Plans of Study

NYIT has developed Articulation Agreements and Plans of Study with many regional community colleges that ensure qualified students a smooth transition to comparable programs at NYIT for bachelor’s degree completion. 

For more information, view NYIT's formal Articulation Agreements and Plans of Study.

Prior Learning and Life Experience Credit

NYIT's unique Prior Learning Evaluation Program was designed to give students the opportunity to earn college credit for prior college-level learning relevant to their curricula. Student knowledge gained outside the traditional college classroom may come in the following types of Prior Learning:

For more information and specific requirements, view NYIT's formal Prior Learning Evaluation Guide.

College Credit in High School

Students with Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) coursework, or college courses completed while in high school, may be eligible for credit toward their NYIT degree.  Official AP/IB reports and/or official college transcripts should be sent to NYIT for evaluation.

For more information regarding these forms of transfer credit, view College Credit in High School.

International Transfer Credit

Transfer students from foreign institutions are required to have their educational credentials evaluated by a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member organization. Possible transfer credit will be determined upon admission to NYIT and receipt of a course-by-course evaluation. The following are NYIT’s preferred international education evaluation agencies:


Official transfer credit policies are outlined in NYIT's Undergraduate Catalog.

Students interested in pursing a master's degree or higher, view NYIT's Graduate Catalog regarding transfer policies.

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Anthony McMahon
Anthony McMahon Campus: Old Westbury
Major: Communication Arts, B.F.A.
Class Of: 2016
Mar 05, 2016

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