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Transfer Promise Program

The Transfer Promise Program is a partnership that allows students to start their academic career at SUNY Erie Community College (ECC), Niagara County Community College (NCCC), or Genesee Community College (GCC) and then transfer to Buffalo State in as little as one year!

Transfer Promise Program

Personalized Experience You will receive personalized advising from the community college to put you on a path to success at Buffalo State. You will also meet with representatives from Buffalo State regularly to make sure you stay on track for our degree programs.

Credits Transfer Credits earned at the community college are guaranteed to transfer to Buffalo State.

Academic Support You will receive academic support through tutoring, advisement, and support services to help prepare you for Buffalo State.

Degrees Earn two degrees! You can earn an associate’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in as little as four years.

Savings Save as much as $3,000 per year by beginning at a community college.

Housing Options You still have the option to live on campus and get that college experience. Both Niagara County Community College and Genesee Community College offer housing on campus with many amenities and perks.

EOP Transfers If you are eligible, you can start in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at the community college you choose, then transfer directly into the EOP program at Buffalo State.

Ready to transfer? Your transition to Buffalo State will be seamless.

Learn About Our Partnerships

Erie County Community College campus

About SUNY Erie (ECC)

  • 9,400+ students
  • 17:1 Student to faculty ratio
  • Over 90 associate degree and certificate programs
  • Seven associate degree and one certificate program, and more than 240 courses offered online
  • 66 current and former faculty have earned the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Grants and more than $200K in scholarships annually available to students
  • More than 1,000 veterans are currently served by SUNY Erie
  • 17 varsity sports that compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

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Campus shot of Geneseo Community College

About GCC

  • 15:1 Student to faculty ratio
  • 13 NCJAA intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams
  • 50+ student clubs and organizations
  • 7 campuses throughout Genesee, Livingston,
  • Orleans, and Wyoming counties
  • 5,500+ students (Fall 2018)
  • 11 Residence Halls at College Village (447 students) 

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Niagara County Community College Academic Commons building

About NCCC

  • 18:1 Student to faculty ratio
  • 10 NCJAA intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams
  • 30+ clubs and organizations
  • 2 campuses in Sanborn, NY and Niagara Falls, NY
  • 5,200+ students (Fall 2018)
  • 320 Student Residence Hall

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Ready to Start At NCCC?

Kingsborough Community College

About KBCC

  • Ranked number two best community college in New York 2020
  • Two in three students attend tuition free
  • Only college in New York with a private beach
  • Two-time Aspen Institute finalist for best community college in the USA
  • Six fully online degree/certificate programs
  • 70 Acre campus located in beautiful Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn
  • 50+ majors and certificate programs.
  • Top academic majors: Liberal arts, Business, Fashion, Culinary, Criminal Justice, Allied Health, Nursing, and Education Studies
  • Only CUNY college that offers Maritime Technology and Polysomnographic Sleep Tech
  • 142 National Backgrounds and 73 Languages
  • 9,200+ students (domestic and international)
  • Flat-tuition rate and numerous scholarship opportunities
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 32:1
  • Unique 12/6 calendar: complete an associate's degree in as little as 18 months

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Ready to Start At KBCC?


Email: Phone : (716) 451-2266