It’s not about where you start—it’s about where you finish. It's time to make the move to Canisius.
If you have previous college credits from a two-year college or another four-year institution, we welcome you to apply to Canisius. Any applicant who has enrolled in courses at another college or university after the completion of high school must apply as a transfer student.
Transfer Application Deadline: Rolling Admission
Complete the FAFSA: File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the recommended deadline of February 15 to determine their eligibility for all forms of aid.
- A completed application
- Personal Essay (at least 250 words)
- Transfer Recommendation Form
- Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
- Official high school transcripts*
- Official SAT/ACT scores
*Required only if you have fewer than 24 college credits or if you are applying to a program in the School of Education
Transfer Webinar Info Session
Thinking about transferring to Canisius? Nothing beats first-hand experience. It’s the best way to learn about and choose a college. Our Transfer Webinar Information Session includes an admissions presentation and Q&A session with our Transfer Counselor, all available online.
Visit Our Campus
During the transferring process we encourage you to visit Canisius and experience our vibrant urban campus community in person.