Montclair State University


Transfer to Montclair State University

For information on Instant Decision Days, visit Transfer Events.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ transferring from HCCC to Montclair State University.

Name: Erin Samples
Phone: (201) 563-9290

Students transferring with an earned Hudson AA, AS or AFA degree will arrive as a junior credit status and general education courses are waived.  In addition, D grades and CLEP credits will also be allowed to transfer as part of the AA, AS, AFA agreement. 

Montclair 2+2 Program - Students can apply as a 2+2 applicant for guaranteed admission if certain requirements are met.

Hudson AAS Degree credits in Culinary Arts can transfer seamlessly into Montclair’s BS Degree in Nutrition & Food Science - Food Systems. 

  • TR2024 - For Transfer applicants
  • PTK2024 - For PTK applicants
  1. Submit online transfer application
  2. Submit all official college transcripts electronically to: 

Preferred application submission deadline:

  • Spring 2024 - November 15
  • Fall 2024 - April 15

Yes, application deadlines are recommended guidelines.

There is no separate application for EOF applicants.  However, all current Hudson EOF transfer applicants should submit the 1-page EOF Transfer of Aid Form.  The form is signed by the Hudson EOF Dept.



Mailing Address:

Montclair State University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
1 Normal Ave.
Montclair, NJ  07043

Official Test Score reports can be sent to:

  • D grades are transferable if part of an earned AA, AS or AFA degree.
  • Pass (P) credits are transferable if the sending institution also granted credit for the passed course.

Joint Services Transcript credits are accepted.

  • Transfer Application $65.
  • New Student Deposit (after acceptance) $85.
  • New Student Orientation is mandatory for all new students (freshman & transfer).
  • Mandatory transfer advising for all new transfer students is required prior to first semester course registration.  

Montclair FAFSA Code:  2617

Fall 2023/Spring 2024

In-State full-time/flat rate tuition (12-18 credits per semester):  

  • $7,382.85 per semester ($14,765.70/yr)

In-State part-time tuition (if taking < 12 credits per semester): 

  • $492.19 per credit 
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship - YES!! New for 2024.  $2K/per year (for 2 years) No additional application - just submit proof of PTK membership.

Yes! Housing is available to all transfer students.  Students with 50 credits or more are eligible for “apartment style living”.  2 types of apartments on campus.   We also offer traditional dormitories; single rooms and suite-style rooms.