We looked at the data and broke down transfer patterns within the SUNY system to see what they say about transfer activity:
The largest numbers of students entering SUNY as transfers come from other US institutions, including public universities not in New York State, and private colleges. International students also add to SUNY enrollments.
Many transfers also happen within the system. One of the benefits of SUNY is that students have access to a huge number of possible transfer paths. About 7% of those at four-year campuses will make the jump to another, as do 9% of those at SUNY Community Colleges. On top of that, when students at Community College want to take advantage of a four-year education, they’re able to: 30% of transfers alone are from community colleges directly to other SUNY campuses, including the university centers.
As the data shows, regardless of where you start your college career, SUNY gives students from around the world huge opportunities to complete their degrees.