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During the admissions review process, we will assess your entire academic record which includes attempted and completed courses, along with grades earned.  We won't only review academic success, but also your extracurricular accomplishments, special talents and awards and life experiences you've had.  Queens College is now requiring an essay.   We also suggest at least one academic recommendation letter.  For more information on the suspension of Standardized Testing Requirements, please click here.  

Applicants on a temporary visa who were educated in a non-English environment are asked to submit results from TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo​. Click here​ for more information.  

In addition, be sure to learn about QC in 4​, our exciting four-year graduation program available to incoming freshmen.  

The NYS Excelsior Scholarship​: Find out if you are eligible for free tuition at Queens College. 

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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.

The Kessler Presidential Scholars Program​​ is part of a national consortium, offering full tuition, dedicated advising and funded summer opportunities for freshmen who are among the first in their family to attend college​




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