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From high school to higher ed

The best preparation for Queens College is a high school program incorporating 4 years of English, 4 years of social studies, 3 years of math, 3 years of foreign language, and at least 2 years of lab science. Strong candidates have a high school average of B (GPA = 80) or better, or a GED of at least 3500. Applicants also need to submit SAT or ACT scores.

Applicants who are non-residents of the United States and non-native English speakers should submit a TOEFL (Test of English as a Second Language) score.

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Our freshmen build their initial academic path and their immersion in the Queens College experience through the Freshman Year Initative, along with vital help from our Academic Advising Staff and Student Mentors.


The Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) is a program that serves academically underprepared and economically disadvantaged students.


honors & scholarships


Queens College offers honors and scholarship programs for high-achieving high school students, including a multidisciplinary Freshman Honors Program and divisional honors programs in the humanities, math and natural sciences, and social sciences.

For outstanding high school students, the Macaulay Honors College supports gifted undergraduates with full tuition and other benefits.

Additional scholarship opportunities are available through the Queens College Scholars program. Prospective math teachers may qualify for scholarships and other incentives through Queens College's innovative math education program, TIME 2000. Business and Liberal Arts, another Queens College initiative, familiarizes students with basic business disciplines; it's designed for top-performing underclassmen, regardless of their major.



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Undergraduate Admissions

Office Hours:
Monday Thursday, Friday: 9 am-4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 4:30 pm 
Wednesday 9 am - 6:00 pm

Location: Jefferson Hall Lobby
Phone: 718-997-5600
Fax: 718-997-5617

Graduate Admissions

Office Hours:
Monday–Thursday: 9:30 am–4:30 pm
Friday: 9:30 am-12:00 pm
Wednesday: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm when classes are in session

Location: Jefferson Hall, Room 105
Phone: 718-997-5200

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