Apply to CUNY
Before you apply, visit cuny.edu/prepare to familiarize yourself with the application steps, admission review process and admission profiles. Be sure to download and complete the proper Application Worksheet before you begin the online Admission Application.
Once you have prepared, apply as a:
- Freshman applicant if you have not previously attended any college, university and/or proprietary school within or outside the United States since graduating from high school or secondary school.
- Transfer applicant if you have attended any college, university and/or proprietary school since graduating from high school/secondary school. This applies whether or not you are seeking transfer credit and/or changing a program of study.
Please be advised that the Fall 2014 Admission Application is now closed. However, some colleges are now accepting new applications for the Fall 2014 semester in-person via the Direct Admission process. Learn more about Direct Admission.Spring 2015 Admission
The Spring 2015 Admission Application is now available. To apply for Spring 2015 please click here.
Scheduled System Maintenance - Please be advised that the CUNY Online Application (General Freshman, Macaulay Honors College, General Transfer and School of Professional Studies) is unavailable Monday through Thursday from 11pm to 2am and Friday from 11pm through 11am Saturday morning. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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You are considered a graduate applicant if you have previously completed a bachelor's degree or its equivalent at an accredited college within or outside the United States and are interested in a master's degree, doctoral degree, post-baccalaureate certificate or advanced certificate.
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At CUNY, you are considered a visiting student if you are not currently enrolled at a CUNY College or School and would like to take a course at a CUNY College or School.
Go to Visiting Student site of the College where the course is offered.