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Transferring from Hostos Community College

Lehman College and Hostos Community College have partnered to develop a clear pathway for Hostos Community College students to follow when seeking to transfer to Lehman College upon completion of their Associates degree.  Benefits of this partnership include:

  • The opportunity to earn degrees from two quality public institutions with the lowest tuition rates regionally
  • The ability to transfer up to 70 community college credits toward your Bachelors degree
  • Dedicated Lehman College contact to answer any questions you may have throughout the application, admissions, and registration processes. Emily Denham is at Hostos every week to provide pre-transfer advisement.  She can be reached at emily.denham@lehman.cuny.edu.
  • Academic Advising services from professional advisors
  • Up-to-the-minute information about recruitment events, open houses, etc.
  • Invitations to participate in Lehman College campus events

Transferring with an Associate degree

It is strongly recommended that students transfer to Lehman College once they have completed their Associate degree. Students transferring to Lehman College with an AA or AS degree with a GPA of 2.0 or higher will be considered to have met their lower level General Education requirements. Students transferring to Lehman with an A.A.S. degree will be required to complete the CUNY Pathways General Education Curriculum.

Degree Requirements for students interested in transferring to Lehman College.

Transferring to Lehman without an Associate degree

While we encourage students to complete their Associate degree, some students choose to transfer to Lehman College before completing their Associate degree. In these cases, we suggest that students who can complete their Associate degree requirements during their first two semesters at Lehman College work with Advisors at both Lehman and Hostos Community College to ensure that students maximize opportunities to take Lehman courses that will apply to requirements at both colleges.  Students who complete their Associate degree while enrolled at Lehman College via this reverse transfer process will have their lower-level General Education requirements reevaluated as an Associate degree transfer student.

General Education requirements for non-Associate’s degree holders.

Information for current College Discovery students

Current College Discovery students interested in transferring to Lehman College should consult the Lehman College SEEK Program transfer information webpage.

Applying to Lehman College

Students interested in transferring to Lehman College should visit the Lehman College application page for complete application information.

If you have missed the application deadline for the semester you are interested in attending Lehman please contact the Lehman College Office of Admissions at (718) 960-8713.

F.A.Q.'s

How do my Credits Transfer into my degree program at Lehman College?

Class by Class Transfer Information

To assist you in better understanding how your credits will transfer into Lehman College, we encourage you to use the "evaluate my transfer credit" tool in CUNYfirst. This will provide you with up-to-date information on how courses are transferred from Hostos Community College to Lehman College.  If you don't see one of your courses listed there, it may not have been evaluated yet. Click here for instructions on how to use this tool.

Articulation Agreements

Lehman College and Hostos Community College have entered into guaranteed admission and blanket articulation agreements to help ensure the seamless transfer of students. The following documents provide detailed information:

Transfer Advising Worksheets

Transfer advising worksheets have been created for some of the Associate degree programs at Hostos and their aligned majors at Lehman College. These worksheets include the degree requirements at Hostos, recommended Hostos courses to take for optimal transfer, and the remaining requirements at Lehman for the aligned major. Students do not have to transfer to an aligned major and can review how their earned credits will apply to any major at Lehman by using the "Transfer What If" option in DegreeWorks.

AS Business Management to BBA

AS Accounting to BS Accounting

AA Liberal Arts and Science to BA Speech Pathology & Audiology

Information for Students Interested in Pursuing Lehman's RN Program

Minimum requirements for admission to the Clinical Nursing program and additional information about all Nursing programs can be found at the Nursing Department website (the first 4 links). Please note that meeting the minimum requirements for the program does not guarantee admission into the program.

Information for Students with RN License Seeking to Complete the Baccalaureate Degree

The curriculum for Nursing majors who possess the RN license may be found here. A completely online option of this program is available as well!

How can I learn more about life at Lehman College?

All Hostos Community College students are encouraged to become fully engaged in events on-campus. With an Art Gallery, Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Division III athletics, and 100’s of campus events annually there is something for everyone. We invite you to visit our campus to see if Lehman is a good fit for you.

How can I learn about events on campus?

What student programs are available at Lehman College?

Lehman College offers a wide array of Student Support Services, Sports and Recreation programs, Student Leadership Opportunities, and Student Organizations. A complete directory of  programs is available on the Campus Life web page.

How do I get more information about transferring to Lehman College?

The Virtual Transfer Center at Lehman College provides students with useful information about transferring to Lehman College. The site contains an interactive comprehensive campus map, a video providing an overview of the application and admissions process, a detailed FAQ section, and links to the Admissions department, Financial Aid office, Bursar’s office, and a host of support services and special program for students.

Students with specific transfer related questions should contact the Lehman College Admission office at (718) 960-8713.