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Welcome Cazenovia Students!

Find Your Fit at Etown

An Elizabethtown College education is for people who feel the pull to contribute to the world. We take students farther, faster by combining high-quality professional programs, real-world experience, and a 123-plus year learning tradition of thinking critically, analyzing deeply, and communicating effectively. Your best life is calling. Answer Etown.

Etown provides access to all the right resources to ensure that students looking to make a change have a smooth transition. We offer all transfer students:

  • Up to $19,000 in merit scholarships plus an additional $5,000 per year Cazenovia College Scholarship
  • A Transfer Scholarship renewable for $500 per year ($250 per semester)
  • Guaranteed on-campus housing
  • An expert transfer team to help you understand our transfer credit policies and answer all your questions
  • Academic advisors who will help you choose your major or plan your schedule
  • A designated financial aid counselor to help make your education more affordable
  • Access to our Career Development Center that can provide assistance with exploring careers, securing internships and applying for your first job

Your Transfer Counselor

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Lily Nardozzi

Assistant Director of Admissions & Coordinator of Transfer Recruitment

Phone: 717-361-1162


Elizabethtown College is proud to offer
students transferring from Cazenovia College:

Up to


in scholarships

A waived application fee

No residency requirement

Expedited transfer credit evaluation

Etown Program Equivilancies

The baccalaureate programs of studies included under this Agreement at Cazenovia College are delineated in the following table. These programs are offered only as in-person programs and are not offered online.  

CAZ Program Title

Elizabethtown College Equivalent Program

Accounting Management BS in Business Administration (Accounting Concentration)
Arts Management BS in Business Administration with Minor in Arts Administration
Biology BS in Biology
Business BS in Business Administration (with 6 concentrations from which to choose)
Business Management BS in Business Administration (HR & Talent Management Concentration)
Communication Studies BA in Digital Media Production or BA in Journalism (depending on course completion to date)
Criminal Justice BA in Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Psychology Dual *BA - Individualized Major
English BA English
English Communication Studies Dual BA in Journalism
Environmental Biology BS in Environmental Science
Finance BS in Business Administration (Finance Concentration)
History BS in History
Human Services, Children Youth *BA - Individualized Major including Human Services Minor Program
Human Services, Generalist *BA - Individualized Major including Human Services Minor Program
Human Services, Mental Health *BA - Individualized Major including Human Services Minor Program
Inclusive Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Education
Inclusive Elementary Education Middle Level Education
Individualized Studies *BA - Individualized Major
Psychology BA in Psychology (with possibility of continuing - MS in Counseling Psychology)
Social Science *BA - Individualized Major
Visual Comm, Animation Graphic Design
Visual Comm, Graphic Design Graphic Design
Visual Comm, Illustration Graphic Design or *BA - Individualized Major
Visual Comm, Illustration & Anim Graphic Design
Visual Comm, Interactive Design Graphic Design
Visual Comm, Web & Interactive Des Graphic Design or Communications
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program MS Counseling Psychology

*The Individualized Major (BA) at Elizabethtown College allows students to pursue unique disciplinary trajectories by working in close collaboration with faculty from multiple disciplines. We have indicated those Cazenovia major programs where, though we do not offer a formal academic program, we have the appropriate course offering to allow for degree completion via the Individualized Major program.

Steps to Apply to Etown as an Undergraduate Transfer Student:

1 Transfer Students must submit the Elizabethtown College Application. Apply by August 15 for fall entrance and by January 8 for spring entrance. NOTE: Transfer students are not eligible to apply to the Occupational Therapy Program or the Accelerated Physician Assistant Program. Auditions are required for all music majors.

2 Transfer applicants must submit official transcripts from all current and previous college work. Applicants without an Associate Degree must also include a final official high school transcript. NOTE: Transfer international students must have their foreign credential transcripts evaluated by World Education Services, Inc. WES. Their toll-free number is 1-800-361-3106 and their email address is

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James Abiss '25

Exercise Science Major, Transfer Student 

“The transfer process to Etown went a lot better than I expected! I had an individual one-onone meeting with the Coordinator of Transfer Recruitment at Etown who walked me through the transfer steps. She was incredibly personable and readily available for any questions that I had.”

A Top Transfer Destination

Elizabethtown College has been named to the 2023 Transfer Honor Roll list by the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society. PTK annually recognizes institutions for displaying excellence in the development and support of dynamic and innovative transfer pathways for community college transfer students. Elizabethtown College has been recognized as one of the nation’s top transfer-friendly institutions for three consecutive years!

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Transfer Students FAQ

The application fee is waived, so there is no cost.

No. Etown has rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time. We’re happy to welcome you to the Etown community beginning in either the fall or spring semester. The transfer application deadline for the Fall semester is August 15 and January 8 for the Spring semester.

A preliminary evaluation of your transfer credits will be done upon acceptance to the College. Final evaluations are completed after all official transcripts are received and students have deposited.

Submitting SAT/ACT scores are optional.

A high school transcript is not required for students who already have or will have an Associates Degree by the time they enroll. For students, who do not have an Associates Degree, an official high school transcript with date of graduation or equivalent (for example, a GED) is required.

Any student who has attended a post-secondary institution (college or university) after graduation from high school/secondary school must apply as a transfer student.

Yes – we offer merit scholarships to transfer applicants who qualify. These renewable scholarships range from $12,500 to $18,000 per year. Transfer applicants are also encouraged to fill out the FAFSA to determine if they qualify for need-based aid.

A minimum of a 2.5 GPA is preferred, but applicants with a GPA of 2.0-2.49 will still be reviewed for admission.

There is no minimum requirement.

Up to 64 credits from a regionally accredited two-year institution and up to 84 credits from a regionally accredited four-year institution can be transferred following evaluation and approval by the Office of Registration and Records. Please note that only those credits being used to fulfill graduation requirements are posted to the transcript.

Transfer students are not eligible to apply to the Occupational Therapy Program or the Accelerated Physician Assistant Program.

Yes – international students can learn more about the process of transferring to Etown here.

As soon as the matriculation deposit is received by the College, a letter is sent to the student describing the registration process. Students need to meet with an advisor (in person, by email, or phone) to discuss appropriate courses for the student's first semester at Elizabethtown. Students are able to register themselves for classes through the college's campus web system (JayWeb).

Yes, special transfer orientations are held both in January for students enrolling in the Spring and June and August for Fall enrollment. The Coordinator of Orientation Programs will plan academic, social and recreational activities to support the transition into the Elizabethtown College community.

All forms and questions can be directed to:

Office of Admissions Elizabethtown College

One Alpha Drive

Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298


Phone - (717) 361-1400

FAX - (717) 361-1365

Email -

Elizabethtown College