CUNY Application Process
CUNY Admissions Info and Transfer Application Process
Step 1: Complete the Online Application
Complete The Online Application at www.cuny.edu/apply. The application deadlines are February 1st for fall admission and September 15th for spring admission.
- If you have ever had a CUNY First account, do not create a new one.
- Only use Internet Explorer or FireFox as the web browser.
- List your college choices in order of preference, as you will only be admitted to one CUNY college.
- Supplemental information such recommenders and personal statements are optional.
Step 2: Pay The Application Fee
You can apply to up to four CUNY colleges on one application for one non-refundable application fee. CUNY does not accept fee waiver requests due to financial hardship.
Step 3: Print Your Application Summary Package
After you submit the Admission Application be sure to download and print your Application Summary Package, which is a summary of your application and includes your Application Control Number and important forms that must be used when sending paper transcripts, payment and/or other supporting documents by mail.
Step 4: Send Your Required Supporting Documents to CUNY/UAPC
You can request an official Westchester Community College transcript to be sent directly to CUNY/UAPC by going to www.sunywcc.edu/transcripts. You will also need to send a high school transcript and an official transcript from any other college or university you have attended.
All supporting documents should be sent to:
General Transfer Admission
P.O. Box 359023
Brooklyn, NY 11235-9023
Step 5: Check Your Application Status
You are responsible for checking the status of your CUNY Admission Application. For instructions, please visit www.cuny.edu/status. Please allow 6-8 weeks after your items arrive at CUNY/UAPC for
IMPORTANT: Your entire coursework history, including grades earned from courses taken more than once, will be used to determine a grade point average (GPA). If more than one college was attended, your GPA will be determined through a combined calculation of all attempted coursework.
Applicants to our four-year colleges must have completed at least one college-level course in Mathematics and English with a grade of “C” or better.
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