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Internal Transfer

Currently enrolled Cornell University freshmen and sophomores who are interested in transferring to the College of Human Ecology can apply for an Internal Transfer.

Internal transfer criteria for the College of Human Ecology

Prospective Internal Transfers must meet with a Human Ecology Admissions Counselor to discuss their interests, learn more about the college, and plan for appropriate coursework. Contact 607-255-5471 or visit the CHE Office of Admissions in 170 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall to schedule an appointment well in advance of the application deadlines (last day of classes of the semester prior to your target enrollment semester).

Internal transfer applicants should have: 1) a 3.0 GPA, 2) taken/in progress appropriate liberal arts foundation courses (English, math, core lab science) plus at least one Human Ecology course in your intended major, and 3) provided evidence of a strong, well considered connection between your interests and your target major in the application.

Internal transfer application process

An online application is required. In addition to meeting with an Admissions Counselor in the College of Human Ecology Office of Admissions, you can also make an appointment with the Office of Internal Transfer and Concurrent Degrees in 222 Computing & Communications Center (CCC) for more information about the application process.

Application deadlines: the last day of classes of the semester prior to your target enrollment semester.

Admissions decisions

Internal transfer application decisions are made after final grades for the current semester have been received and are final. Decision letters will be mailed to the address noted on your application.