Transfer Admissions

An educational journey as personal as your fingerprint.

Your path is distinctly your own – from the experiences that shape you, to the life moments that inform what’s ahead. Mercy celebrates where you’ve been and can get you where you want to be.

Mercy University maximizes the unique set of credits you’ve earned to get you to your next degree faster and in the most financially sound way. Continue your journey with us.

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Transferring to Mercy by the Numbers

Up to 90 transfer credits accepted

We can accept up to 90 credits from a four-year school and 75 credits from a two-year school.
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2 out of 5 Mercy students are transfers

We are knowledgeable about transfers and you will be joining a community with students who have had a similar journey .

Transfer students received $2.9 million in financial aid in 2024

Our staff is here to help you navigate financial aid and explore your options.

We Welcome Everyone

Deciding to transfer or get back to your education after a pause is something we celebrate at Mercy. That's why we accept all types of students into our liberal arts and professional programs. We want to help you find the right fit for you, whether you've completed one college semester or several.

Transferring After Taking a Break

Sometimes, life takes detours! When you're ready to change your direction and complete your degree, Mercy is here for you. We have the tools and people to point you in the direction you want to go.

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Transferring From a Community College

Whether you've earned your associate's degree or just completed a few general education requirements, don't stress. Our team is here to help transfer in as many credits as possible.

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Transferring From a Four-Year School

After working hard to get where you are, the idea of transferring can be daunting. It doesn't have to be. We are ready to welcome you and help make the transfer process a breeze.

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How To Transfer Colleges

The college experience is exciting and full of many changes from your first day on campus to graduation. But sometimes, one of the biggest changes you may make is choosing to finish your degree somewhere else.

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How Do Transfer Credits Work?

No matter your reason for transferring, Mercy keeps things simple. Mercy University accepts the credits you've already earned at your previous institution and applies them to your bachelor's degree. We will work with you to transfer as many credits as possible into your new program. 

We can accept up to 75 credits from a two-year school and 90 credits from a four-year school. 

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Make sure every credit transfers

We’ve created Transfer Credit Max so you can get a free, customized idea at how we can apply your credits and help you to see how quickly you can finish your degree at Mercy. We make sure you know exactly how far your credits will take you.

Once you are accepted, the Transfer Team will carefully review your college transcripts, test scores and other documents for equivalent transfer credits.

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Campus Locations

Looking for a campus that offers the hustle and bustle of city life? Or do you want a place that's more laid-back on the outskirts of the city? At Mercy, your ideal campus is within reach.

Westchester Campus


Our beautiful campus offers plenty to explore while allowing Mavericks the space to grow and thrive along the Hudson River.

Manhattan Campus


The Manhattan campus is at 34th Street in Herald Square and offers the best of city living with the same great Mercy experience.

Bronx Campus


Take advantage of the best of what the Bronx offers while learning and growing as a member of a close-knit campus community.

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Make your campus anywhere while experiencing the same high level of attention from your professors.

Campus Life

With three campus locations a degree in NYC has never been easier. And no matter which campus you are on, the best way to experience it is by getting involved.

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Mentorship Tailored to Your Needs

Our PACT mentor program pairs every student with their own individual mentor who will become much more than just an academic advisor. They are here to address your unique needs and will help guide you throughout your college journey. Together you will create a customized plan designed to guarantee success.

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Let's Start a Conversation

At Mercy University, we want to help you find the right fit for you. Whether you've completed one semester at your current college or multiple, or have credits from previous coursework to transfer in, let's talk. With multiple degree programs, exciting campus life, three locations and an online option, there's plenty to explore when you make the choice to become a Maverick.

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Meet the Transfer Team

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Admissions Requirements

While some programs have specific requirements as part of the application process, most programs are open to rolling admissions for students transferring from another college. 

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Transfer Agreements

Mercy University has partnerships with community colleges, nursing schools and international universities to maximize your transfer credits and ensure a seamless transition. Articulation agreements are in place for majors in each of our six schools.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

We will show you exactly how your transfer credits apply to your intended major and a PACT Mentor will assist in mapping out a semester by semester plan through graduation. 

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