Apply as a Transfer

Apply as a Transfer

Submit your online application today by clicking below.  After submitting your online application, please refer to the Transfer Application Checklist below to complete your application process:



Step 1.  Completed online application

Applications must be completed and submitted online.

Step 2.  Submit your non-refundable application fee or waiver

Submit your non-refundable $70 application fee online with a credit or debit card.  Students currently enrolled in another CUNY college will be waived from the application fee.  Military veterans may also provide their DD 214 to waive their application fee.

Step 3.  Send all supporting documents to CUNY/UAPC

Students must send official college transcript(s) from all post-secondary schools attended and high school transcript or GED documentation to the address listed below:

General Transfer Admission
P.O. Box 359023
Brooklyn, NY 11235-9023
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do NOT send documents to John Jay College.  Sending documents to John Jay College will result in delaying your application.  If you attended more than one college, you are required to submit the official transcript from all schools.  Applications will not be reviewed until all transcripts and other supporting documents are received.

Step 4.  Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application (optional)

If you are applying for financial aid, you may begin submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after submitting your online application.  Click here to start your FAFSA application.

Step 5.  Check Your Application Status

Students will receive an admission decision 6 - 8 weeks after completing their application and submitting all supporting documents.  To check the status of your application and/or receipt of supporting documents, please visit or contact the City University of New York (CUNY) at 212-997-2869.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice welcomes many transfer students every year—students who have already earned college credits.  Students may refer to last year's Transfer Admission Profile to get an idea of the mean grade point average (GPA) used for admission.  Students transferring with fewer than 24 credits, must meet the transfer GPA requirement AND prerequisite high school average and academic units for admission.  Please note, these requirements may change based on enrollment data.  Students will be required to meet CUNY's College Readiness Requirements in English and Mathematics.