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Admissions Criteria for College Credit Courses

For arts and humanities, science and social science courses:

80+ on English Regents or 500+ on Verbal SAT.

If you don’t have the above scores:

A grade of 85+ in English in current marking period.

Additional Admissions Criteria for First-Time Applicants:

Select courses from the College Now-dedicated list.
Come for personal interview with College Now staff.
Attend Orientation before start of classes.

Admissions Criteria for Returning Students:

Successfully complete previous courses (a grade of C- or better).
An overall high school GPA of 80+ on most recent report card.

First-Time Applicants

To apply you must bring to your interview:

  • CUNY-College Now application/registration form
  • Current high school transcript
  • Most recent high school report card
  • SAT score report
    (only if used to prove eligibility)
  • Course selection/parental permission form
    (signed by a parent/guardian)
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Student contract
    (signed by you and a parent/guardian)
  • Essay
    Returning College Now Students

    To apply you must submit:

    • CUNY-College Now application/registration form
    • Current high school transcript
    • Most recent high school report card
    • Course selection/parental permission form
      (signed by a parent/guardian)
    • Student contract
      (signed by you and a parent/guardian)