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Transfer Application Requirements

Applications to fit your experiences and goals

Cornell uses the Common Application, Academic Report, Registrar Report, and Mid-Term Report or the Universal College Application, Transfer Supplement, Professor Evaluation, College Report, and Cornell Mid-Term Report. Please review the application instructions provided by the Undergraduate Admissions Office to determine which forms are right for you.

In addition to the application materials, transfer students must also submit:

  • All students: Official transcripts from your high school and all colleges attended
  • International students: Official TOEFL or IELTS score

**As our society faces a rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 we understand you may have questions or concerns regarding application materials. Please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office at transfer [at] cornell.edu for any application related questions.**

 

To prepare for studying within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences each academic major has key foundation courses that competitive transfer candidates need to complete or have in progress at the time of their application.

Successful completion of the required coursework is not a guarantee of admission.

Get a broad interdisciplinary foundation in agriculture, as well as more intense study with flexibility and hands-on experience in one of several concentrations.

Major

Animal Science

Prepare for study in veterinary medicine or careers in animal production, biotechnology and conservation in a nationally recognized program.

Major Minor

Take on real global challenges through an immersive, collaborative learning experience at the intersection of business and agriculture.

Major

Examine the behavior of weather and climate and gain experience in the analysis, interpretation and forecasting of meteorological events.

Major Minor

Integrate engineering and biology to solve challenges facing our world, such as ensuring an adequate and safe food supply and protecting natural resources.

Major Minor

Study the fundamentals of biology while zeroing in on one of more than a dozen concentrations.

Major Minor

Examine the social, political and ethical aspects of modern biology research and practice.

Major

Apply statistics, mathematics, computing and other methods to solve problems in diverse fields, from the life and social sciences to business and finance.

Major Minor

Communication

Study communication processes and put theory to use in understanding audiences, shaping messages and interacting with individuals and technologies.

Major Minor

Gain understanding on societal development and factors to solve social problems on the local and global arenas.

Major Minor

Build the foundation for the future management of our planet by studying the Earth’s system, with a focus on understanding and managing the resources of the lithosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere.

Major Minor

Entomology

Study environmental sciences, with a special emphasis on insects—the most diverse group of organisms on Earth.

Major Minor

Gain a comprehensive and integrated view of the biological, physical-chemical, ecological and social dimensions of environmental and natural resource issues.

Major Minor

Prepare for a career in the technical management of natural resources, including work in water, soil and air quality, in a program that incorporates engineering and the study of the natural environment.

Major Minor

Food Science

Explore food systems--from processing and packaging to distribution, evaluation and safety--and solve real-world problems by combining chemistry, microbiology, nutrition and engineering.

Major Minor

Examine the cultural, economic, historical, legal and political contexts in which information systems are employed and understand their impact on individuals and institutions.

Major Minor

Learn about the challenges and opportunities that exist in developing countries. Overseas experiences and studies are incorporated into the major.

Major

Design a diverse array of outdoor areas and work in urban development, land use planning, conservation, historic preservation and ecological designs.

Major

Understand relationships among human health and well-being, food and lifestyle patterns, food quality and agricultural systems and social and institutional environments.

Major

Plant Sciences

Study the biology, growth and development of plants as well as the use of plants for food, fiber, landscapes, environmental remediation and enhancing human health.

Major Minor

Grow your knowledgebase in viticulture and enology and prepare to become a leader in the wine industry.

Major Minor