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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.


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Spring 2015 Admission

Please be advised that the Spring 2015 Admission Application will close on Monday, November 24th. However, some colleges are now accepting new applications for the Spring 2015 semester in-person via the Direct Admission process. Learn more about Direct Admission >>.

Fall 2015 Admission
The Fall 2015 Admission Application is now available. To apply for Fall 2015 please click here.

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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.

Select a College Below (course catalogs, admissions office info, and web site links included)

Brooklyn College »

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Contact: grads@brooklyn.cuny.edu

2900 Bedford Avenue
New York, NY 11210
718-951-5001

Graduate Course Catalog

The City College »

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Contact: gradadm@ccny.cuny.edu

160 Convent Avenue @ 138th Street
New York, NY 10031
(212) 650-6448
(212) 650-6997

Graduate Course Catalog

CUNY School of Law »

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Contact: admissions@mail.law.cuny.edu

2 Court Square
Long Island City, NY 11101-4356
(718) 340-4210

Graduate Course Catalog

College of Staten Island »

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Contact: masterit@mail.csi.cuny.edu

2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 982-2010

Graduate Course Catalog

Graduate School of Journalism »

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Contact: admissions@journalism.cuny.edu

230 W. 41 Street
New York, NY 10036
(646) 758-7700

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School of Professional Studies »

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Contact: information@sps.cuny.edu

119 West 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
(212) 652-CUNY (2869)

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The Graduate School and University Center »

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Contact: admissions@gc.cuny.edu

365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016-4309
(212) 817-7000

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Hunter College »

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Contact: gradadmissions@hunter.cuny.edu

695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 772-4490

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John Jay College of Criminal Justice »

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Contact: Send Inquiry

445 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 237-8866

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Lehman College »

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Contact: graduate.admissions@lehman.cuny.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions
Shuster Hall, Room 150
250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
Bronx, New York 10468
Telephone: 718-960-8777
Fax: 718-960-5860

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Queens College »

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Contact: (718) 997-5200

65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 997-5600

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York College* »

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Contact: admissions@york.cuny.edu

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11451
(718) 262-2165

*York College's only Master's program is a BS/MS in Occupational Therapy.



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