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Explore CUNY


Prepare To Apply To CUNY


The following publications will help you prepare to apply to CUNY.

Admission Profile for Freshmen
Lists the mean academic credentials by college for students accepted into CUNY.

Admission Profile for Transfer Students
Lists the mean academic credentials by college for students accepted into CUNY.

High School Equivalency Admission Information
Conversion of the scores to a College Admission Average (CAA)

CUNY Policy on Application Documents
Official CUNY Policy for submitting documents.

CUNY Policy on Academic Integrity
Official CUNY Policy on academic integrity.

International Transcript Request Form for Students Educated Outside the U.S.
Complete this form and submit it to the office responsible for issuing official academic records at the colleges/universities you attended outside the U.S.

International Transcript Request Form for Students Educated Outside the U.S. (Español)
Complete este formulario y preséntelo en la oficina encargada de emitir los certificados académicos oficiales de los institutos de educación superior/universidades en los que estudió fuera de Estados Unidos.

International Transcript Request Form for Students Educated Outside the U.S. (Arabic)

International Transcript Request Form for Students Educated Outside the U.S. (Bengali)

International Transcript Request Form for Students Educated Outside the U.S. (French)

International Transcript Request Form for Students Educated Outside the U.S. (Russian)

International Transcript Request Form for Students Educated Outside the U.S. (Chinese – traditional)

Special Programs Transfer Request Form
For students who wish to transfer between Opportunity Programs such as SEEK/CD or HEOP/EOP. To be completed by the college/program official.

TOEFL/IELTS Scores
The TOEFL/IELTS score is one of several components evaluated during the admission review; students educated outside the U.S. must also meet the academic requirements as outlined at www.cuny.edu/prepare.


After You Apply to CUNY


The following publications are samples of those used after you have applied to CUNY.

Document-Translation-Guidelines
In order for CUNY to evaluate secondary and postsecondary documents for students educated in non-English speaking countries, applicants must provide an English translation as well as the document in the original language.

Outside Evaluation Services

Applicants educated outside the United States may opt to have their transcripts evaluated by CUNY’s Application Processing Center or to have them evaluated by one of the evaluation services listed above.

English Language Institutes
Provides a listing of programs and locations designed to prepare students educated in non-English speaking countries for college or graduate school.

Financial Aid Award Guide
Provides insight and understanding of your CUNY Financial Aid Award.

Freshman Application Summary Package <coming soon>
Provides a sample of the application summary package each Freshman Applicant receives upon completion of their CUNY online admission application.

Macaulay Honors College Application Summary Package <coming soon>
Provides a sample of the application summary package each Macaulay applicant receives upon completion of their CUNY online admission application.

Transfer Application Summary Package <coming soon>
Provides a sample of the application summary package each Transfer Applicant receives upon completion of their CUNY online admission application.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy