Candidates for the bachelor’s degrees must demonstrate basic proficiency in reading, writing, and mathematics, as required by University policy as stated below.

Applicants should have a minimum of 24 earned credits from a regionally accredited institution and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better to qualify for admission. No more than 90 credits will be transferable to the 120-credit degree program. All University policies regarding skills and proficiency testing, grading, transfer credit, and degree completion will apply, as outlined below. A team of transfer-credit evaluation specialists will carefully review each student’s transcript.

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How do skills requirements affect transfer admission to CUNY SLU?

All students admitted to degree candidacy in The City University of New York must satisfy the reading, writing and mathematics basic skills requirements. Any person who passed a Freshman Composition Course or higher with a grade of “C” or better meets this requirement. Likewise, anyone who earned a “C” or better in a three-credit college mathematics course meets the mathematics requirement. Please read below for further detail.

Transfer students from outside CUNY

Transfers from a CUNY college

Other ways to meet the CUNY skills requirements

Additional Information

More detailed information about CUNY Skills Requirements may be found on CUNY’s Testing FAQ page.