Rockland Community College works closely with many four-year schools to provide students with a variety of strong transfer options. We’ve highlighted some of our students’ transfer school choices below. Learn more about their transfer requirements and deadlines, program options, upcoming events and more!

Arizona State University Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: ASU Application for Admission, Common Application, Coalition Application

Application Deadline: ASU uses a rolling admission process that allows for a flexible time frame. ASU typically recommends that students start their steps to apply at least one semester prior to their starting term at ASU. It may take approximately two to six weeks to receive an admission decision once all requested materials are received. Although there are no “hard” deadlines to apply to ASU, there are a few priority dates to keep in mind if you’d like to maximize your opportunities for financial aid. You can review these dates, as well as admission requirements and steps to apply, at

Minimum GPA: 2.5 
(*Some majors have higher admission requirements. To find the requirements for your specific program, please visit

Financial Aid Available: is the best source to search for scholarships.

Most Popular Programs: Business (Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services); General Biological Science; General Psychology

Upcoming Events:  Live-webinars, virtual and on-campus tour schedules, and upcoming info sessions

Additional Information: MyPath2ASU is a new set of customized tools to help students transfer from community college to ASU. It makes transferring colleges seamless by allowing students to plan their path to transfer into their major at ASU by taking the right classes. Students on MyPath2ASU earn guaranteed admission into the major of their choice if all requirements are satisfied.

Contact a transfer admission representative

Dominican University Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: College application and Common Application

Application Deadline: Feb 15 for Traditional Nursing

Minimum GPA: 2.0

Financial Aid Available: FAFSA based, as well as GPA based Academic Scholarships

Most Popular Programs: Nursing, Criminal Justice, Teacher Education, Psychology, Business Management, Social Work

Rob Tyrrell
[email protected]

Marist College Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: Marist Transfer Application OR Transfer Common Application

Application Deadline: Rolling Admission
Preferred App Deadline for fall semester: June 1
Preferred App Deadline for spring semester: December 1

Minimum GPA: 2.85

Financial Aid Available: Merit Scholarships, Need based aid, Loans, Endowed Scholarships, Special Program Scholarships

Most Popular Programs: Communications, Business, Psychology, Education, Cybersecurity, Fashion, Computer Science, Criminal Justice

Upcoming Events: We are open 7 days a week in the spring semester (in-person & virtual opportunities); Transfer Info Sessions; Campus Tours; Transfer Instant Decision Days;
Marist In-Person Visit Options

Additional Information: Students can see how their credits will tentatively transfer by using the Transfer Credit Roadmap Tool

Jaclyn Sager, Director of Transfer Admission
[email protected]

Mount Saint Mary College Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: common app and element app

Application Deadline: Rolling admissions

Minimum GPA: 2.00

Financial Aid Available: transfer scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa, FASFA

Most Popular Programs: Nursing, Education, Business, Cybersecurity, Psychology

Upcoming Events: Transfer day – April 20th

Additional Information: Transfer scholarships range from 10-18,000 depending on GPA!

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Christina Carubia
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Brian Burns
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Ramapo College Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: Ramapo Application (not common application)

Application Deadline: May 1st for fall (start reviewing applications in January); December 1  for spring (review in Sept)

Minimum GPA: Looking for a 2.5 but will consider 2.0 or higher with extenuating circumstances

Financial Aid Available: Fall transfer scholarship (priority deadline March 1st) complete FAFSA

Most Popular Programs: Nursing, business (marketing, management, finance), social work and communications

Upcoming Events: Advisor in Residence (Thursdays at RCC)

Julian Gomez
[email protected]

St. Thomas Aquinas College Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: Common Application or our two page paper application. Please contact Joy Gallagher if you would like a copy of our paper application.

Application Deadline: We are rolling admissions so we have no hard deadline but it is recommended that students apply at least one month before their intended start date. For example, a student who plans to starts Fall 2022 (September) should apply by August.

Minimum GPA: 2.0

Financial Aid Available: We offer transfer scholarships that range anywhere from $7,000 per year to half tuition – based on the student’s GPA. Any student who is a member of PTK will automatically qualify for our half tuition scholarship.

Most Popular Programs: Education, Business, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Biology

Additional Information: STAC will be on RCC’s campus every Wednesday this semester. Please stop by for a credit evaluation, to apply, or to just ask questions about STAC!

Joy Gallagher
[email protected]

SUNY Empire State College Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: SUNY Empire State College Application

Application Deadline: Summer 1: April 15; Fall 1: July 27

Minimum GPA: No minimum for admission

Financial Aid Available: Federal and State Financial Aid; Empire State College Scholarships

Most Popular Programs: Business Programs, and Community and Human Services

Upcoming Events: Information Sessions

Additional Information: We are partners with Rockland Community College, where those that are in their last semester about to graduate with an associate degree and those that already hold an associate degree, will get the $50 application fee waived, guaranteed admission, waiver of the admissions essay, waiver of the proof of high school, and a one time $100 Better Together Transfer Scholarship, as well as the ability to transfer the entire associate degree in if continuing along a similar academic path with SUNY Empire. Please contact us for the specific code to use when submitting the admissions application.

Christopher Rolley, Senior Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator
[email protected]
1-800-847-3000, x3461

SUNY Maritime Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: SUNY Application

Application Deadline: June 1 for fall applicants, Nov 1 for spring applicants

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Financial Aid Available: In-state tuition rate, very limited scholarships for transfers

Most Popular Programs: Engineering, International Business, Marine Environmental Science, and Humanities

Additional Information: SUNY Maritime is consistently ranked one of the best schools for return on investment. This study especially focused on ROI for low income students: Read More

Jennifer Pye
[email protected]

University at Albany Transfer Admission

Applications Accepted: SUNY Application or Common Application

Application Deadline: May 1st is recommended deadline for fall and December 1st for spring

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Financial Aid Available: Need based financial aid is available and merit scholarships available based on GPA. University at Albany Scholarships & Aid

Most Popular Programs: Business Administration; Biology; Psychology; Computer Science; Criminal Justice,; Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Upcoming Events: University at Albany Campus Tours & Events

Carl Anderson
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