Apply as a Transfer

Apply as a Transfer

Students interested in applying to John Jay may begin applying by submitting the online application below. After submitting your online application, please refer to the Transfer Application Checklist below to complete your application process:



Step 1.  Apply Online

The online application must be completed and submitted online.

To submit the online application, you will be required to create a CUNY Application account or log into your CUNYfirst account.  It is strongly recommended that you complete the application using a desktop computer, instead of a mobile or tablet device.

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

Submit your non-refundable $70 application fee online with a credit or debit card or by sending a check or money order to CUNY/UAPC.  Students sending a check or money order, may submit a money order payable to "CUNY" to the address listed below. Write your CUNYfirst ID number on your Application Summary.   

Mail Code: 8870
P.O. Box 7247
Philadelphia, PA 19170-8770
Students currently enrolled in another CUNY college will be waived from the application fee. Veterans of the United States Military Service, currently on Active duty or members of the National Guard Reserves may obtain an application fee waiver by answering the US Military Status question on the CUNY application and submitting proof of their Veteran/Military status (ie., DD-214, Current Military ID Card, or Deployment or Pre-seperation orders). 


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:

Transfer Admission
P.O. Box 350145
Brooklyn, NY 11235




Step 2.  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

 If you have already claimed your CUNYfirst account, follow the instructions below to check the status of your application:

  1. Log in to your CUNYfirst account
  2. Navigate to View My Application Status.
  3. Go to the Admissions tab at the bottom and select View Details for John Jay College.