Information for New and Prospective Transfer Students
General Education Requirements for Students Transferring from a SUNY Institution:
For all requirements except Foreign Language, transfer students from other SUNY schools who have been certified as meeting a SUNY-wide General Education requirement prior to matriculation at Binghamton will be certified as having met the corresponding Binghamton requirement. If you have completed a course towards a general education requirement at your previous campus, Binghamton will honor that credit as having met the general education requirement here.
Please see Comparison of Binghamton University and SUNY General Education Requirements on the General Education page for more information. Courses from other SUNY schools taken after matriculation at Binghamton or not certified as meeting a SUNY-wide requirement will be evaluated solely in terms of Binghamton University's General Education requirements. Please see this page regarding transferring courses to fulfill General Education requirements.
General Education Requirements for Students Transferring from a non-SUNY Institution:
Courses transferred from schools outside the SUNY system will be evaluated solely in terms of Binghamton University's General Education requirements. Please see this page regarding transferring courses to fulfill General Education requirements.
Foreign Language Requirement for Transfer Students:
The Foreign Language requirement for transfer students in Harpur College is fulfilled by an approved FL2 (second-semester college-level) course in foreign language. This requirement may also be fulfilled in high school by demonstrating a level of proficiency equivalent to passing the corresponding Regents foreign language examination with a score of 85 or better (or, for students who did not take the Regents examination, completing three or more units of high school foreign language with a course grade in the third unit of 85 or better).