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Admissions Criteria for Pre-College Courses

Average academic ability

  • Mathematics courses: HS grades between 65 and 80
  • ESL courses (English & History): Intermediate ESL level

Good attendance in high school

Interested in

  • improving high school grades
  • going for a Regents score of 75+
  • becoming more confident about college

Attendance at an orientation which includes

  • Assessment, Registration & College Success Workshop

Additional Admissions Criteria for Returning Students:

  • Successful completion of any previous courses (grade of 70+ and minimum 70% attendance)

      To apply:

      Pick up an application packet from the Queens College – College Now liaison at your high school.


      • CUNY-College Now Application/Registration Form (must include your OSIS #)
      • Current High School Transcript
      • H.S. Report Card (most recent)
      • Parental Permission Form (signed by a parent /guardian)
      • Student Contract (signed by you and a parent/guardian)
      • The Thinking Page (short writing assignment – new students only)